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Affordable Homes Drive Rebound in Exurbia

September 18, 2014 - 8:24pm
The exurbs are starting to make a comeback, signaling that the housing market's recovery is slowly spreading beyond major cities and their suburbs.

Ukraine to Get More U.S. Aid, but Not Weapons

September 18, 2014 - 7:50pm
President Obama stuck to his refusal to provide weapons or other lethal military gear to Ukraine, despite a passionate appeal in Congress for help fighting pro-Russia rebels by Ukraine's president.

Rand Paul Adjusts Foreign Policy Stance

September 18, 2014 - 6:53pm
Sen. Rand Paul (R., Ky.), a likely 2016 presidential contender, is adjusting his foreign-policy profile that is bringing him more in line with his party's mainstream.

U.S. to Tackle Antibiotic Resistance

September 18, 2014 - 6:33pm
The White House unveiled new measures to try to preserve the effectiveness of drugs used to fight human infections as strains of bacteria become increasingly resistant to the existing arsenal of antibiotics.

GOP Pushes Early Voting

September 18, 2014 - 6:16pm
Republicans are trying to boost their early-voting efforts after lagging behind Democrats in the past two election cycles, spending unprecedented sums at the state level and launching a national campaign.

Home Depot Breach Bigger Than Target's

September 18, 2014 - 5:29pm
Home Depot said 56 million cards may have been compromised in a five-month attack on its payment terminals, making the breach much bigger than the holiday attack at Target.

Customs and Border Protection Authorized to Review Misconduct

September 18, 2014 - 5:14pm
The Department of Homeland Security, which oversees U.S. Customs and Border Protection, delegated authority to the agency to conduct internal investigations of alleged criminal misconduct.

Household Wealth Hits Record

September 18, 2014 - 5:08pm
Americans' wealth hit the highest level ever in the second quarter amid a rise in stock and home prices, prompting consumers to ramp up their borrowing—a development that could boost the economic recovery.

California Confirms Four Cases of Enterovirus D68

September 18, 2014 - 2:44pm
California state officials have confirmed four cases of enterovirus D68 in southern parts of the state. They are the first confirmed cases of EV-D68 in the state this year.

Keystone Pipeline Cost Expected to Double

September 18, 2014 - 1:21pm
TransCanada's CEO said the cost to build the Keystone XL pipeline, currently estimated at $5.4 billion, is expected to double by the time the U.S. government completes its review of the largest part of the project.

Senate Expected to Back Arming Syrian Rebels

September 18, 2014 - 1:17pm
The Senate is expected to pass a measure authorizing President Obama to train and equip Syrian rebels to fight Islamic State extremists, despite concerns on both sides of the aisle.