The Obama administration and Iran, engaged in direct nuclear negotiations and facing a common threat from Islamic State militants, have moved into an effective state of détente over the past year.
Three SEC investigations are exploring whether employees of CMS, the agency that oversees health spending, leaked news that ended up with Wall Street traders.
The work of enforcing mandatory quarantines hasn’t been free. Expenses range from lost wages and police protection to transporting individuals and food delivery.
Anger over pension cuts for state employees is driving many union voters in Rhode Island to cross party lines and back a Republican for governor, one of several midterm races roiled by battles over public pensions.
The experience of a nurse who complained about her quarantine in a makeshift tent inside a Newark, N.J., hospital after treating Ebola patients in Sierra Leone is putting a focus on how the state’s hospitals will handle those exposed to the disease.
The U.S. military’s Joint Chiefs of Staff recommended on Tuesday that Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel institute a forces-wide isolation period for troops returning from West Africa, the Pentagon said.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s unapologetic approach to tackling Ebola is reinforcing what voters already like—and dislike—about the potential 2016 Republican presidential candidate.
Orders for big-ticket manufactured goods fell for the second consecutive month in September, the latest sign of uneven improvement in the economy.
A private, unmanned rocket carrying cargo to the international space station exploded six seconds after takeoff in eastern Virginia.
Google’s X research lab is working on magnetic nanoparticles would seek out and attach themselves to cells, proteins or other molecules, monitoring for signs of cancer and other diseases.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg told a student audience Monday night that sometimes her life is just like theirs—when deadlines crash down, she has to pull an all-nighter.
Amid a building boom, schools mine data to justify their spending and tailor their offerings to undergrad demand.
President Barack Obama cautioned against imposing new measures that could discourage American doctors and nurses from traveling to West Africa to fight Ebola.
The Department of Homeland Security is increasing security at federal buildings as a result of growing concern over lone-wolf terrorist attacks such as last week’s shooting in Ottawa.
On this day in 1980, Ronald Reagan, the former governor of California, showed how congeniality could be a winning strategy.
Computer-security experts say they found what they describe as a sophisticated cyberweapon on a network at a U.S. firm harboring military secrets, and that the spy tool was built during Moscow working hours.