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Secret Service Director Julia Pierson resigned after coming under intense pressure following an embarrassing breach of security at the White House two weeks ago.
The pace of rent growth for U.S. apartments is accelerating despite an uptick in construction of new dwellings, as the economy steadily improves and vacancies remain stubbornly low.
The U.S. and Israel clashed over negotiations with Iran and claims to Jerusalem as President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met.
Health authorities are monitoring for symptoms of Ebola in at least a dozen people who came into contact with a Liberian man before he was hospitalized in Dallas, a move to prevent the virus's spread in the U.S.
Business is the most popular course of undergraduate study at U.S. colleges and universities. It is also the one most likely to produce people bored with their jobs, according to a survey of 30,000 graduates.
The U.S. government has shelved plans to move the HealthCare.gov insurance website to a new host, delaying a move that was supposed to fix reliability problems with the site before this year's enrollment season.
Republican Senate hopeful Jeff Bell of New Jersey is challenging Cory Booker, but his real target is the Federal Reserve and its easy-money policies.
Conceived after the 2012 terrorist attacks in Benghazi, Libya, the 2,300-strong force is designed for crisis response anywhere in the Middle East—including Iraq if needed.
In a departure from their usual clientele, attorneys at major U.S. law firms and corporations are volunteering to represent, free of charge, unaccompanied children who have entered the U.S. illegally.
Measured tone from White House underscored complexity of the relationship between the nation's chief executive and the security apparatus that surrounds him.
The U.S. factory sector's expansion slowed a bit in September from its breakneck pace in August, with manufacturers focused on boosting output with only modest hiring.
The CDC said for the first time that a respiratory virus hospitalizing children around the U.S. has been detected in four people who died, although it remains unclear what role the virus played.
A debate between Republican U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm and his challenger, Domenic Recchia started off friendly, but then the fur flew.
Essay: A former Secret Service agent shares his experience on the Presidential Protective Division.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the U.S. and India are "natural global partners," but talks with President Barack Obama didn't yield major breakthroughs on several disagreements.
Two top lawmakers on the House Government and Oversight Committee are calling for Secret Service Director Julia Pierson to resign or be removed from her post.
Federal health officials have confirmed that a patient being treated at a Dallas hospital has tested positive for Ebola.
The Obama administration is launching a program to offer refugee status to some minors from Central America who have family members already living in the U.S., enabling those who qualify to enter the country legally and remain here.
President Barack Obama rode in an elevator with an armed felon during a Sept. 16 trip to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, a congressman said.
The Secret Service came under withering criticism over the recent White House security breach and amid new revelations that an armed felon rode an elevator with President Barack Obama days earlier.