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A White House official says President Barack Obama will direct the Labor Department to strengthen overtime pay protections for millions of a More A The deciding factor came from the elephant pack, said Bob Lee, the zoo's elephant curator.
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A member of the House armed services committee late Tuesday called on Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to direct the Air Force, Marine Corps and Navy to re-examine troops in sensitive posts in light Your Take contributions have not been reviewed for accuracy by USA TODAY.
Republican David Jolly defeated Democrat Alex Sink on Tuesday in a Tampa-area House district where President Barack Obama's health care overhaul got its first test ahead of November's midterm elections .
Would Parmesan by any other name be as tasty atop your pasta? A ripening trade battle might put that to the test.
Western officials are preparing to punish Russia and provide more support for Ukraine's new pro-Europe government as the crisis in Crimea escalates.
This video framegrab from Senate Television shows Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif.
A congressional committee is investigating the way General Motors and a federal safety agency handled a deadly ignition switch problem in compact cars.
Preparations for the November elections take center stage Tuesday as President Obama travels to New York City for a pair of Democratic fundraisers.
Americans can act to help those in Africa, along with those in need here, by first deciding specifically how they want to help, former President Bill Clinton told a crowd gathered Monday to discuss trade opportunities in Africa.
The U.S. Senate overwhelmingly approved a bill late Monday making big changes in the military justice system to deal with sexual assault, including scrapping the nearly century-old practice of using a "good soldier defence" to raise doubts that a crime has been committed.
Sen. Marco Rubio says the government should give cellphone companies more airwaves and allow private companies to build a nationwide pipeline for oil and natural gas.
Contrary to conventional media wisdom, this week's CPAC proved Republicans are likely going to put a formidable team on the presidential field in 2016 - and they'll have at least one advantage going into the election: Their primaries are going to be much more interesting, dramatic and entertaining than the Democratic primaries.
The Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index, released Monday, found that 15.9 percent of U.S. adults are uninsured thus far in 2014, down from 17.1 percent for the last three months or calendar quarter of 2013.
Over the weekend, the Kremlin beefed up its military presence in Crimea, a part of Ukraine since 1954, and pro-Russia forces keep pushing for a vote in favor of reunification with Moscow in a referendum the local parliament has scheduled for next Sunday.