GOP unity frays as shutdown grows near

A conservative challenge to the president’s health care law has the federal government teetering on the brink of a partial shutdown.

Senate passes bill to avert shutdown

A potential government shutdown hurtling ever closer, the Democratic-led Senate is ready to approve legislation keeping federal agencies fro…

Govt shutdown wouldn't stop Obamacare

A partial government shutdown next week would leave the major parts of the law in place and rolling along, according to former Democratic an…

House GOP considers options on shutdown

The timeline is daunting since House GOP leaders appear all but certain to reject the Senate’s attempt at a simple, straightforward stopgap …

Senate clears hurdle on spending bill

The Democratic-controlled Senate is on a path toward defeating tea party attempts to dismantle President Barack Obama’s health care law, des…

5 tips for eliminating seasonal stress

It’s time to say farewell to the freewheeling days of summer and hello to the stress that arises from more regimented fall schedules. Try th…

Kenyan president: Terrorists defeated

The terrorists who took control of a Nairobi mall and held off Kenyan security forces for four days have been defeated after killing at leas…

Massive quake in Pakistan kills 271

A major earthquake struck Tuesday in southwestern Pakistan, sending people fleeing into the streets and praying for their lives as buildings…