Two high-ranking officials at the Department of Veterans Affairs refused to testify Monday night at a congressional hearing on allegations that they manipulated the agency's hiring system for their own gain.
TransCanada, the company behind the controversial Keystone XL pipeline from Canada to the U.S Gulf Coast, has asked the U.S. State Department to pause its review of the project.
Stocks roared into November, building on a big gain in October.
Newly released emails conflict with former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's 11-hour testimony before the Benghazi Select Committee, according to a review of the transcripts and public records.
President Obama on Monday announced a new executive order that prevents federal agencies from making job-applicants reveal they have a criminal record, part of his overall criminal justice reform effort.
The Department of Transportation announced $500 million in new spending on Thursday, which includes millions for bike paths, streetcar projects, and a solar-paneled rest stop.
The White House accused new House Speaker Paul Ryan on Monday of "pandering to the extreme right wing" of his party on immigration.
White House spokesman Josh Earnest on Monday said Ryan's recent comments on immigration reform are "preposterous" and disappointing.
American International Group Inc. swung to loss in the third quarter, falling short of Wall Street expectations as the giant insurer faces calls from shareholders Carl Icahn and John Paulson to break up.