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The Fed chief's actions in her first six months confound the view of her as a strong advocate of easy money.
In his first nine months in office, Mayor Bill de Blasio brought historic and transcendent changes to New York City. Just ask him. The mayor has invoked "historic" and "transcendent" more than 80 times.
President Obama plans to dramatically boost the U.S. effort to mitigate the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, including greater involvement of the U.S. military, people familiar with the proposal said.
SmokeStik's product placement in 'Cymbeline' has far-reaching implications for Hollywood and Big Tobacco.
The U.S. energy boom has lasted longer than anyone would have imagined a decade ago and has more room to run as oil and gas wells become more productive.
Chevron Pipe Line Co. has shut down a natural-gas pipeline that feeds Gulf of Mexico production to the Henry Hub storage and delivery point in Louisiana in the wake of a deadly accident.
Missoula, Mont., is suing the private-equity firm the Carlyle Group to regain control of its water system—one of several municipalities fighting for control of its infrastructure.
North Korea has sentenced a 24-year-old American to six years of hard labor for what it called 'hostile' acts during a trip there, in a move likely to worsen tensions between Pyongyang and Washington.
The Outlook: The Federal Reserve is debating the path of its coming rate increases: whether to start early and proceed gradually, or wait longer and be ready to move rapidly.
The Islamic State militant group released a video late Saturday that it said showed the beheading of David Haines, a British aid worker.
Vets and alternative-medicine advocates are pressuring the Department of Veterans Affairs to expand the range of treatments for those who can't find relief with drugs and talk therapy.
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson posted bond after being indicted in Texas for injury to a child in the disciplining of his 4-year-old son and the NFL said the allegations 'will be reviewed under the Personal Conduct Policy.'
The Obama administration is moving to ease access to student loans for parents with damaged credit, a policy reversal that could saddle poor families with piles of debt but also boost college enrollment.
The dollar has logged its longest winning streak in 17 years, bolstering global demand for U.S. stocks and bonds.
Democrats' advantage among women, an important bulwark against expected Republican gains this fall, is slipping amid declining support for President Obama and a rise in national-security concerns.
Ukraine agreed to delay a key part of a trade deal with Europe that the Kremlin had staunchly opposed, even as the U.S. and European Union ramped up sanctions intended to back Russia down.
The White House and Pentagon said Friday that the U.S. is "at war" with the Islamic State militant group, shifting the way the conflict was defined a day earlier by Secretary of State John Kerry, who called it a large-scale "counterterrorism" operation.