5:00 PM Aug 14, 2015
DNA testing all but confirmed Thomas Jefferson slept with his slave Sally Hemings. Now it's rewriting another lurid chapter in presidential history, this one from the Roaring '20s.
8:00 AM Aug 10, 2015
A new era of higher rates on home and car loans, steeper borrowing costs for businesses and the government — maybe even a bit more return for savers — is about to arrive.
4:01 PM Aug 8, 2015
U.S. employers added a solid 215,000 jobs in July, signaling a steadily rising job market and likely nudging the Federal Reserve closer to raising interest rates in September.
10:59 AM Aug 7, 2015
Renowned violinist Roman Totenberg left his beloved Stradivarius in his office while greeting well-wishers after a concert in 1980. When he returned, it was gone.
11:02 AM Aug 6, 2015
Federal regulators have approved a long-delayed rule requiring companies to reveal the pay gap between CEOs and their employees.
4:00 PM Aug 6, 2015
A majority of blacks in the United States — more than 3 out of 5 — say they or a family member have personal experience with being treated unfairly by the police, and their race is the reason.
9:00 AM Aug 5, 2015
The U.S. Postal Service commemorated the U.S. Coast Guard on its 225th anniversary Tuesday by dedicating a Forever Stamp to honor its role in protecting the security of the nation and advancing vital maritime interests.
6:00 PM Aug 4, 2015
Republicans lost Monday's Senate showdown over halting federal aid to Planned Parenthood. Yet the political offensive by abortion foes has just started, prompted by a batch of unsettling videos that has focused attention on the group's little-noticed practice of providing fetal tissue to researchers.
5:00 PM Aug 2, 2015
The Senate passed a long-term transportation bill, but with House lawmakers already dispersed for their August recess, the bill will become just one more sticky issue on a jam-packed congressional agenda in the fall.
2:30 PM Aug 2, 2015
As lawmakers head out of the Capitol for a five-week summer recess, they leave behind a pile of unfinished business that all but guarantees a painful fall.