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Christie Pitches In for GOP in Arkansas Race

August 27, 2014 - 3:32am
A trip to Arkansas by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will give him a chance to help the GOP pick up an open governor's seat and test the waters in the South as a possible 2016 presidential candidate.

Crist Wins Florida Democratic Primary

August 27, 2014 - 1:35am
Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist won his first race as a Democrat Tuesday night, the Associated Press projected, securing the party's nomination to challenge current Republican Gov. Rick Scott.

Prosecutors Wrap Up McDonnell Questioning

August 26, 2014 - 7:04pm
Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell sparred with a federal prosecutor in a testy exchange Tuesday, saying he didn't 'make decisions based on money.'

Outside Money Gushes Into Connecticut Race

August 26, 2014 - 7:04pm
Outside groups are spending more on the Connecticut governors race at this stage of the campaign than they were four years ago.

VA Watchdog: Delays Not Fatal

August 26, 2014 - 6:58pm
The Department of Veterans Affairs' independent watchdog said no patient deaths at the Phoenix VA Health Care System were directly caused by long wait times.

Minnesota Home-Care Workers Say Yes to Union

August 26, 2014 - 6:08pm
The SEIU scored a victory as home health-care workers in Minnesota voted to be represented by the labor group, even as it faces a legal challenge from opponents who say the 27,000 workers involved shouldn't be forced to join a union.

Durable-Goods Orders Surge

August 26, 2014 - 6:00pm
Orders for big-ticket manufactured goods jumped to a record in July thanks to a surge in aircraft purchases, while underlying gauges of demand indicated strong momentum in broad business spending.

Texas Federal Prosecutor Favorite to Run ICE

August 26, 2014 - 5:49pm
Sarah Saldaña, a Texas federal prosecutor, is the leading candidate to run the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency, and would be the first Hispanic woman to hold the job.

Take Back Control of Your Email Inbox

August 26, 2014 - 5:45pm
Personal Technology: Joanna Stern tests apps and services to help her clear out nearly 6,000 unread emails—most of which were fired off by the marketing bots of social networks, retailers and service providers.

FBI Agents Say Rivals Encroach on Turf

August 26, 2014 - 4:41pm
Federal Bureau of Investigation officials are in a turf battle with other federal law-enforcement agencies over perceived attempts to muscle into what the FBI considers its territory: fighting violent crime.

Home-Price Growth Slows

August 26, 2014 - 3:36pm
The yearly growth in home prices across the U.S. continues to slow this year, according to a home-price report released Tuesday.

Number of Homeless Veterans in the U.S. Falls

August 26, 2014 - 3:19pm
The number of homeless veterans in the U.S. has dropped by a third over the past four years, according to data released Tuesday by the federal government.