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The Saturday Essay: Confident girls are often called the other B-word, and it can keep them from reaching their full potential, write Sheryl Sandberg and Anna Maria Chávez.
Americans renew their relationship with paper, ditching the cheap stuff for reading news and record-keeping to buy expensive stock for photo-based cards and albums from online juggernauts like Shutterfly.com.
As the scramble among Republicans begins for the 2016 presidential nomination, potential candidates used the annual Conservative Political Action Conference to preview their campaign messages.
Jobs growth picked up in February as many employers shrugged off snowstorms and bitter cold across much of the U.S., suggesting resilience in the labor market that should allow the Federal Reserve to continue rolling back its bond-buying program.
A large group of candidates this year are banking on their famous families to boost their recognition and reinforce the message that they are allied more with their home states than with their political parties.
Many buildings around the country facing an uncertain future due to dwindling preservation funding from the federal and state governments.
The Obama administration and two top Republicans eyeing potential White House bids are looking to rework federal assistance for low-wage workers, a rare confluence of aims.
A race for a Florida House seat has drawn millions of dollars from the national parties and outside interest groups, all eager to score an early win in 2014.
Bishop Robert Alan Rimbo may be the only spiritual leader trying to rebuild his flock with giant crossword puzzles in the subway and interactive art projects involving dye-filled soap bubbles.
The Border Patrol's chief tells agents to refrain from firing weapons unless their lives are endangered, amid criticism they unnecessarily shot and killed numerous suspects.
Ezekiel J. Emanuel, a key former White House adviser, on the internal struggles to craft the Affordable Care Act—and what they tell us about today's Washington.
Former J.P. Morgan Chase employee Keith Edwards, who provided tips leading to a payment of $614 million by the bank to the U.S. government, will get $63.9 million for his efforts.
The Federal Aviation Administration said it would appeal a judicial ruling that challenged the agency's de facto ban against all uses of commercial drones in the U.S.
The Senate intelligence panel and the CIA have been jockeying over how much of a highly critical 6,300-page Senate report on the CIA interrogation program will be declassified.
Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said the U.S. economy is progressing but still somewhat fragile.
The Kansas Supreme Court ruled unanimously that the state failed to uphold public-education rights spelled out in the state constitution by underfunding poor school districts.
With the U.S. Supreme Court poised to rule on race-conscious college-admissions policies, University of California officials say they still struggle to meet diversity goals 18 years after state voters banned affirmative action.
Thirty-nine percent of registered voters in New York City approve of Mayor Bill de Blasio's job performance two months after he took the reins of the nation's largest city.
Arrests for panhandling and peddling in the subways have tripled so far this year when compared with 2013, an indication of efforts to focus on the quality-of-life issue.
Energy companies don't see eye to eye with the Obama administration's Environmental Protection Agency. But for the first time in years, they have begun to fashion something resembling a working relationship with new EPA chief Gina McCarthy.