U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry visited Canada’s capital to express the U.S.’s solidarity with Canada and pledge to work even more closely with its northern ally in the fight against terrorism.
Not a single Republican represents a New England state in the House. But this year, independent analysts say Republicans have a shot at picking up as many as six seats in Maine, Massachusetts, Connecticut and New Hampshire.
Burger King Worldwide planned purchase of Canadian coffee-and-doughnut chain Tim Hortons cleared one regulatory hurdle when Canada’s antitrust watchdog gave the proposed tie-up the green light. The $11 billion deal remains subject to other approvals.
New Jersey Gov. Christie called the Obama administration’s new guidelines for isolating those exposed to Ebola “incredibly confusing,” and defended his state’s stricter policy requiring quarantines for health-care workers exposed to the virus.
Massachusetts Democrat Martha Coakley, whose 2010 Senate race loss sent shock waves through her party, is facing the risk of a similar scenario in this year’s governor’s race.
Amid a dramatically shifting legal and cultural landscape, conservatives in the church face calls to re-examine traditional teaching on homosexuality.
Gasoline prices have dropped below $3 a gallon at most U.S. gas stations, delivering a welcome lift to American consumers and retailers. But the related oil-price drop has a thorny underside: It is threatening to slow the nation’s energy boom.
U.S. consumers are quite optimstic about the economy this month, according to a report released Tuesday.
The Centers for Disease Control recommended that people deemed to be at high risk of developing Ebola voluntarily isolate themselves from others for 21 days, but stopped short of recommending the mandatory quarantines that at least two states have ordered.
The home-price index covering the entire nation increased 5.1% in the 12 months ended in August, said the Standard & Poor’s/Case Shiller Home Price Index report. That’s down from 5.6% in July.
U.S. and British combat troops handed their sprawling compound in Helmand province over to Afghan forces, who will now have to fight the Taliban largely alone.
At a tech conference in California, Timothy D. Cook, Apple’s chief executive, said that one million credit cards had been activated on Apple Pay in the first three days that the mobile payment system was live.
Filming is scheduled to begin next week on "Race," a movie about Jesse Owens and his performance at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.
Michael Sam, the first openly gay player to be drafted into the NFL, gave a powerful speech at the ESPYs on Wednesday after winning the Arthur Ashe Courage Award.
Aereo may be out of ideas.
All week long, Tiger Woods has been insisting that his game is on the rebound after back surgery.