6:05 PM Feb 8, 2014
Climate change is already hurting American farmers and rural residents, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said Wednesday, warning that the U.S. would regret any failure to adapt and prepare for shifting weather realities.
10:02 AM Feb 9, 2014
President Barack Obama told a non-denominational gathering of political leaders Thursday that freedom of religion across the world is important to national security and is a central tenet of U.S. diplomacy.
3:50 PM Feb 4, 2014
The massive, five-year farm bill heading toward final passage this week has broad implications for just about every American, from the foods we eat to what we pay for them.
1:59 PM Feb 2, 2014
Americans are among the least likely to be concerned about retirement security, or to view the growing number of older people as a major concern, a new global study finds.
9:42 PM Jan 28, 2014
Seeking to energize his sluggish second term, President Barack Obama vowed Tuesday night in his State of the Union address to sidestep Congress "whenever and wherever" necessary to narrow economic disparities between rich and poor.
4:00 PM Jan 28, 2014
No longer about bold ambitions, this year's State of the Union address will focus more on what's actually achievable.
2:02 PM Jan 26, 2014
Chris Christie may have been nearly 200 miles away, but his struggles in New Jersey buzzed through the hallways of a Washington hotel this week as hundreds of Republican officials gathered to debate the GOP's future.
10:00 AM Jan 26, 2014
A Michigan member of the Republican National Committee rejected calls to resign Friday after making anti-gay and anti-Muslim remarks.
8:02 AM Jan 25, 2014
Flushmate, the maker of a high-pressure flushing system sold at Home Depot and Lowe's, is expanding its recall of the parts, because they can burst near a seam with force enough to shatter the toilet tank.
8:00 AM Jan 9, 2014
President Barack Obama is hosting a series of meetings this week with lawmakers, privacy advocates and intelligence officials as he nears a final decision on changes to the government's controversial surveillance programs.

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