President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping have agreed on the need to reduce tensions in Ukraine’s Crimea Peninsula, the White House said, as the U.S. seeks Beijing’s backing for efforts to isolate Russia.
An often ignored loophole in existing sales tax law is giving online retailers an unfair advantage over traditional brick-and-mortar stores, forcing thousands of local stores across the U.S. to close, and tens of thousands of Americans to lose their jobs.
Voters in this stretch of beach towns and retirement communities provide the first 2014 campaign test of whether Democrats can counter GOP attacks on the president’s health care overhaul by accusing Republicans of threatening popular benefit programs f…
The recently released Fiscal Year 2015 budget blueprint from the Obama administration offers little comfort in a world still imperiled by acts of war.
Attorney General Eric Holder is calling the increase in heroin-related deaths an “urgent public health crisis” and says first responders should carry with them an antidote to reverse the effects of an overdose. In a video message released Monday, Holde…
Unions demand President Obama get out his pen again for another big change to his health law.
If you are saving for a down payment for a house, buy as soon as you can. A home priced within your means remains your best, first investment—it pays dividends every night you sleep in it.
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio’s habit of lecturing and his belief that talking is the same as doing make him a twin of President Obama. Think of them as “Oblasio.”
States are using what critics call a “perverse” legislative maneuver to partly undo congressional cuts to food stamps, despite efforts by some U.S. lawmakers to stop it.
And Joseph E. Schmitz has seen a lot of lying by the government to taxpayers in his lengthy legal career. But he said he has seen some troubling patterns of deceit in the Obama administration.