Senate Control Up For Grabs As Democrats Seek Majority Control of the Senate is up for grabs as Republicans' hopes of protecting their narrow majority in an unpredictable election rest on a handful of states that are still toss-ups.
Former U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno Dead At 78Janet Reno, the first woman to serve as U.S. attorney general and the epicenter of several political storms during the Clinton administration, has died. She was 78.
Sources: U.S. Intel Warning Of Possible Al Qaeda Attacks In U.S.Sources say U.S. intelligence has alerted joint terrorism task forces that al Qaeda could be planning attacks in three states for Monday. It is believed New York, Texas and Virginia are all possible targets, though no specific locations are mentioned.
Fannie Mae Posts $3.2B Profit In 3Q; Paying $3B DividendMortgage giant Fannie Mae reported net income of $3.2 billion from July through September, up from $2 billion a year earlier, as its losses declined on investments it uses to hedge against interest rate swings.
CDC: Progress Reducing Uninsured Rate Threatens To StallA new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds that progress reducing the number of Americans without health insurance is threatening to stall this year.
Government To Pick Plans For Displaced Health Law CustomersThe Obama administration is worried that insurers bailing out of the health care law's markets may prompt their customers to drop out, too.
NSA Contractor Accused Of Stealing Classified Government InformationA federal government contractor has been accused of stealing highly classified information.
USDA Describes $328M Oil Spill Restoration Plan For GulfThe U.S. Department of Agriculture says it's focusing conservation programs along the Gulf of Mexico in a $328 million plan to help recovery from the 2010 oil spill.
Lawmakers Say Edward Snowden Is No WhistleblowerAn intelligence committee report is calling NSA leaker Edward Snowden a "serial exaggerator and fabricator" who does not fit the profile of a whistleblower. Snowden's attorney denounces the committee's report.
Gov't Survey Confirms Slowdown In US Health Insurance GainsA new government survey confirms that the nation's progress in getting more people covered by health insurance slowed significantly this year, a finding that tempers a historic achievement of the Obama administration.
Congress Returns To Battle Over Zika, Keep Government OpenLawmakers returning to Washington after a seven-week break picked up right where they left off — feuding about legislation to battle the mosquito-borne Zika virus and deadlocked over the defense budget.
As Zika Fears Escalate, Lawmakers Point Fingers From AfarAs the Zika virus escalates into a public health crisis, members of Congress are entrenched in familiar partisan positions.
Texas Attorney General Sues Austin Over City Hall Gun BanThe Texas attorney general has filed suit against Austin, accusing the state capital of violating "open carry" rules by banning guns inside city hall.
Gov't Watchdog: HUD Secretary Violates Hatch ActA government watchdog says the nation's housing secretary violated a law prohibiting government officials from using their office for partisan politics when he promoted her candidacy during a media interview.
Attorney General Lynch To Face Questions On Policing, Clinton InvestigationAttorney General Loretta Lynch likely faces questions about policing and race, as well as her department's decision not to bring charges against Hillary Clinton over her use of private email while secretary of state, in a House hearing.