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.
8:47 AM Jul 29, 2015
Apartment rents are up. So are prices for restaurant meals, haircuts, gym memberships and a cup of coffee.
5:30 PM Jul 26, 2015
Move over sweet and salty: Researchers say we have a distinct and basic taste for fat, too.
3:30 PM Jul 26, 2015
The latest Alzheimer's research has a clear theme: Change your lifestyle to protect your brain.
4:55 PM Jul 19, 2015
A brief exchange during Supreme Court arguments in the same-sex marriage case has exploded into a full-blown crisis for some conservatives who warn that the IRS could start revoking the tax-exempt status of religious groups that oppose gay marriage.