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(Reuters) – President Barack Obama on Friday signed a bill that brings U.S. trade relations withRussia into the 21st century but also ushers in a potentially testy era in which the United States could publicly “name and shame” Russian human rights violators. The measure, which the U.S....

SEATTLE — Backers of new laws that legalized marijuana in Washington and Colorado were cautiously optimistic after President Barack Obama said Uncle...

A gunman reportedly attempted to assassinate the leader of Bulgaria’s Turkish ethnic party during a televised conference on Saturday. The leader...

KIEV, Ukraine — Ukrainian authorities have formally notified jailed former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko that she is a suspect in the murder of...

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton and top Republicans struck a deal Thursday to end a budget impasse that prompted the state government to shut down, with the...

WASHINGTON — A resolution to raise the nation’s debt ceiling may remain far off. But the long-term framing of the debate over spending and...

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama formally acknowledged on Friday that he would support a plan to means-test Medicare as a part of a deal to raise...

WASHINGTON – Goldman Sachs, Lehman Brothers, and European banks RBS and UBS were the biggest beneficiaries of very short-term Federal Reserve loans...

In the coming weeks, recall elections will take place in nine of Wisconsin’s state Senate districts. Six Democratic challengers will run to oust...

A federal judge was asked Tuesday to approve a pair of deals between the Obama administration and wildlife advocates that would require the government...