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U.S. intelligence officials presented their most detailed case yet Tuesday that Russian-backed Ukrainian separatists shot down a Malaysia Airlines jetliner last week.
Western leaders have steadily turned up the heat on Russia over the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, but the leaders of Germany and the U.S. have been careful to keep open lines of communication with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Multimillionaire businessman David Perdue seized the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate in Georgia, and must now pivot toward the November general election that could help decide whether Democrats maintain control of the chamber.
Two U.S. appeals courts issued conflicting rulings on whether consumers can receive subsidies for health coverage purchased on insurance exchanges established by the federal government, clouding implementation of a major component of the Obama administration's signature health care law.
A surgical device commonly used in hysterectomies has the potential to spread more types of cancer in a woman's body than previously thought, new research released Tuesday shows.
Members of the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs indicated Tuesday they would endorse Robert McDonald, President Barack Obama's nominee to take over the VA.
A broad measure of U.S. home sales climbed for the third consecutive month in June, a sign the housing market is gaining steam after a monthslong slump.
U.S. air-traffic-control errors continued to climb in fiscal 2013 rather than plateau as some federal aviation regulators previously projected, according to data slated to be released by the government.
Leaders of Detroit pension funds expressed relief after voting results showed pension holders endorsed the Motor City's reorganization plan, but bond insurers voiced continued opposition, signaling a bumpy road ahead in bankruptcy court.
U.S. consumer inflation continued to stiffen last month but largely decelerated outside a jump in gasoline prices, and food costs in particular slowed after surging in recent months.
A Democratic senator accused Renaissance Technologies and its banks, Barclays and Deutsche Bank, of structuring trading accounts in a way to potentially cut its tax bills and gain access to credit.
Senate Democrats are preparing legislation to allocate $2.7 billion this calendar year to deal with the surge of unaccompanied children and families entering the country from Central America.
The Pew Research Center Tuesday reported a 117% jump in the number of unaccompanied children age 12 and younger apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border in the first eight months of this fiscal year compared with the entire 2013 fiscal year.
The heads of three Senate committees said the White House should impose new sanctions against Russia for its role in the downing of a Malaysia Airlines craft.
The Newark Police Department's practices will be completely overhauled and will come under an independent monitor after a Justice Department investigation found that many officers practices violated citizens constitutional rights, officials said Tuesday.
Capital Journal: To understand what Putin is really up to in Ukraine, it's necessary to look at the tale of two countries, writes Gerald F. Seib.
Secretary of State John Kerry tried to place pressure squarely on Hamas militants to end the fighting in the Gaza Strip, saying it had a "fundamental choice" to make on whether to accept an Egyptian cease-fire plan.
The Staten Island neighborhood thrust into the spotlight when a man died after a police officer subdued him with an apparent chokehold is in a precinct that has historically seen tension between the police and residents.
The medical community is embroiled in a bitter debate about what board-certified physicians should be required to do to prove that their knowledge and skills are up-to-date.
Hedge funds used a tax avoidance technique offered by Wall Street banks for years to skirt federal leverage trading limits, with one well-known trading firm potentially saving $6.8 billion in U.S. taxes, Senate investigators claim.