Posted: 02/05/2014 - It isn't just farmers who will benefit from the sweeping farm bill that Congress has sent to President Barack Obama.
Updated: 02/05/2014 - CVS Caremark is kicking the habit of selling tobacco products at its more than 7,600 drugstores nationwide.
Posted: 02/05/2014 - "Science Guy" Bill Nye took the stage and promoted science in the snappy way that made him a pop culture staple on TV in the 1990s.
Posted: 02/05/2014 - Four people are in custody on drug charges after police investigating the death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman executed search warrants at three New York City apartments.
Posted: 02/04/2014 - Several million American workers will cut back their hours on the job or leave the nation's workforce entirely because of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, congressional analysts said Tuesday, adding fresh fuel to the political fight over "Obamacare."
Posted: 02/04/2014 - President Barack Obama says $750 million in new private-business commitments will help "close the technology gap" in America's schools.
Posted: 02/03/2014 - A new report says the U.S. abortion rate has declined to its lowest level since 1973, and the number of abortions fell by 13 percent between 2008 and 2011.
Updated: 02/03/2014 - A representative for Woody Allen says the director calls Dylan Farrow's allegations of child molestation "untrue and disgraceful."
Updated: 02/03/2014 - Despite increased security put in place after the rampage at Connecticut's Sandy Hook Elementary School in December 2012, there's been no real reduction in the number of U.S. school shootings.
Updated: 02/03/2014 - With mild weather settling over the New York region, fans and organizers can now focus on the Super Bowl itself rather than wonder about snow on the first cold-weather, outdoor version of the game.
Posted: 02/02/2014 - The handlers for groundhog Punxsutawney Phil say he's forecasting six more weeks of what already has felt like a brutally long and cold winter.
Posted: 02/02/2014 - United Airlines said Saturday it will drop its money-losing hub in Cleveland, slashing its daily flights and eliminating 470 jobs.
Posted: 02/02/2014 - In the shadows of an elevated highway, inside an out-of-the-way park, a hardy band of local Communist Party members staged the first formal protest of the Sochi Olympics.
Posted: 02/01/2014 - President Barack Obama says the government can act to ensure that more people are able to join and stay in the middle class.
Updated: 02/01/2014 - A New York man alleged found sitting in a car with a loaded rifle, machete and a container of gasoline was charged on Friday with threatening to kill George W. Bush after professing a romantic interest in the former president's oldest daughter, prosecutors said.
Posted: 02/01/2014 - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and the official who ordered the closing of lanes on the George Washington Bridge last year clashed Friday over precisely when Christie learned about the controversial incident.
Posted: 01/31/2014 - A former loyalist of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie who oversaw lane closings near the George Washington Bridge says there is evidence that contradicts at least one public statement the governor made about the closures.