Health law sign-ups lagging as Saturday deadline is looming

New sign-ups drive the growth of the HealthCare.gov marketplaces, helping keep premiums in check.

  • Dec 12, 2018

UK disarray: May to face no-confidence vote from her party

The Conservative Party is frustrated with the prime minister’s conduct of Brexit.

  • Dec 12, 2018

Court filing details FBI’s initial interview of Michael Flynn

His lawyers say his lie to agents was an “uncharacteristic error in judgment.”

  • Dec 12, 2018

Ivanka, Kushner could profit from tax break they pushed

The couple owns interests in a project and properties that could qualify for the Opportunity Zone program.

  • Dec 12, 2018

Trump administration unveils major Clean Water Act rollback

The proposal has big implications for California and other arid Western states.

  • Dec 11, 2018

Jury recommends life in prison for man who rammed into crowd

James Alex Fields Jr. killed a woman and injured dozens at a white nationalist rally in Virginia.

  • Dec 11, 2018

Trump bickers with Democrats, threatens government shutdown

The president wants the money he says is needed to build a wall at the Mexican border.

  • Dec 11, 2018

Plane carrying Carolina Hurricanes makes emergency landing

A malfunctioning air data computer on the Boeing 737 was replaced and the plane took off again.

  • Dec 11, 2018

In possible plea deal, accused Russian agent case ‘resolved’

Maria Butina allegedly used contacts with the NRA to gather intelligence on American officials.

  • Dec 11, 2018

4 journalists and a newspaper are Time’s Person of the Year

Time selected them “for taking great risks in pursuit of greater truths.”

  • Dec 11, 2018

Environmental groups to sue over offshore drilling tests

Aim to stop the issuance of permits for the use of seismic air guns.

  • Dec 10, 2018

House Democrats can’t wait to govern

After spending eight downcast years in the minority, they can’t wait to get started.

  • Dec 10, 2018
President Donald Trump speaks at the 2018 Project Safe Neighborhoods National Conference in Kansas City, Missouri, on Friday. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Republicans beginning to worry about Trump re-election

Believe the turmoil has left the president increasingly vulnerable.

  • Dec 10, 2018
President Donald Trump speaks at the 2018 Project Safe Neighborhoods National Conference in Kansas City, Missouri, on Friday. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Trump must face lawsuit for terminating child refugee program

Lawsuit will proceed over an allegation that the U.S. violated administrative protocols.

  • Dec 10, 2018

SCOTUS won’t review rulings that blocked Planned Parenthood funds

Suggests a majority of the court may be steering clear of controversial issues — at least for now.

  • Dec 10, 2018

At global climate conference, U.S. promotes fossil fuels

United States’ public embrace of coal and other dirty fuels draw criticism at meeting.

  • Dec 10, 2018

There is water on the asteroid Bennu

Spacecraft began its arrival at Bennu last week, and will spend more than a year mapping the surface

  • Dec 10, 2018

U.N.: 20 million Yemenis are hungry, 250K face catastrophe

Report: “A significant, dramatic deterioration” of the situation in Yemen.

  • Dec 10, 2018
This 2014 file electron microscope image made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows numerous, spheroid-shaped Enterovirus-D68 (EV-D68) virions. (Cynthia S. Goldsmith, Yiting Zhang/CDC via AP, File)

Record count reported for mysterious paralyzing illness

No one has died from the rare disease this year, but it was blamed for one death last year.

  • Dec 10, 2018
This 2014 file electron microscope image made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows numerous, spheroid-shaped Enterovirus-D68 (EV-D68) virions. (Cynthia S. Goldsmith, Yiting Zhang/CDC via AP, File)

Church says nuns embezzled from school to cover Vegas trips

Official couldn’t confirm some reports that it was as much as $500,000.

  • Dec 10, 2018