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Robinson Cano agreed to terms with the Seattle Mariners on a 10-year deal worth at least $240 million.
The agency ordered the railroad to add new safeguards to govern train speed, and to post two engineers in the cabs of its trains wherever major speed restrictions are in place.
Labor Chief Faces Opponent Pledging to Cut Spending and Open Up Elections
Six out of 10 inmates paroled from Pennsylvania prisons were arrested again within three years, a recent study found. In response, the state is getting tougher with halfway houses where parolees live before release.
Congressional budget negotiators are working to wrap up a two-year fiscal agreement that would put to rest the threat of a government shutdown in January.
Support grows for the federal government to stand firm on a 2015 deadline for new rail safety systems after a fatal train derailment in New York City that experts say could have been prevented with the technology.
Federal prosecutors have accused current and former Russian diplomats and their spouses of participating in a scheme that garnered nearly $1.5 million in fraudulent Medicaid benefits.
Washington and Beijing both signaled they are backing away from a confrontation over China's air-defense zone, moving toward an understanding that the zone won't be strictly policed.
A group of voters in the swing state of Ohio express deep disappointment with President Barack Obama. Their unhappiness with the president came amid a broader anger at all Washington political institutions.
The economy grew at a faster pace in the third quarter than first thought, but underlying figures suggest slower growth in the year's final months.
Men with advanced prostate cancer survived significantly longer on a combination of two types of drugs than if they were given the medicines sequentially, according to a federally sponsored study.
House and Senate Negotiators neared a deal on trade powers that would bolster the White House in Asia-Pacific trade talks. The trade-promotion authority, often called "fast track," expired in 2007.
New York City Mayor-Elect Bill de Blasio chose the former police commissioner under mayor Rudy Giuliani to run the department again.
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn on Thursday signed into law an overhaul of the state's retirement system to stabilize pension funds for state workers, teachers and retirees, in part by cutting benefits.
The president vowed to focus his final three years in office on income inequality in the U.S., calling for an increase in the federal minimum wage and defending the government's role in boosting economic mobility.
Americans with chronic illnesses—who are expected to be among the biggest beneficiaries of the health law—face widely varying out-of-pocket drug costs that could be obscured on the new insurance exchanges.
House Speaker John Boehner said he would entertain a possible extension of expiring emergency unemployment benefits, but he put the onus on the White House to offer a specific proposal.
After decades of businesses leaving the city for the suburbs, U.S. firms have begun an era of corporate urbanism. They are under increasing pressure to establish an urban presence that projects an image of dynamism and innovation.
States are refusing to process Medicaid enrollments from people who signed up through the troubled HealthCare.gov site, citing incomplete information. Thousands who thought they got insurance may not have it.
Vice President Joe Biden told Chinese President Xi Jinping that Washington didn't recognize a new Chinese air-defense zone over the East China Sea and was looking to Beijing to reduce tensions in the region.