Homes and businesses damaged by flooding in Niobrara and Johnson counties can seek federal aid thanks to a federal disaster declaration.
The Obama administration says it's drafting rules to require that railroads install video cameras inside locomotive cabs to record the actions of engineers.
The Seattle City Council is considering a new tax on gun sellers to collect money for gun violence prevention and research on how to reduce the impact of gun violence on the city and its residents.
Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for June 29-July 5.
One thing in shorter supply during what has always been known as broadcast television's rerun season is reruns.
40 Co. on Wednesday said it earned $11 million, or 75 cents a share, in the fiscal third quarter, compared with $10.4 million, or 69 cents a share, a year ago.
Medicare said Wednesday it plans to pay doctors to counsel patients about end-of-life care, the same idea that sparked accusations of "death panels" and fanned a political furor around President Obama's health care law six years ago.
Greek banks will remain closed until July 13 and a 60-euro per day ATM withdrawal limit will remain in force, the Greek finance ministry said on Wednesday.
The government agency tasked with analyzing financial markets said Wednesday that the European Central Bank's bond-buying program was a major reason for the "fairly contained" financial market reaction to the recent breakdown in the talks to solve the Greek debt crisis.
High-profile Democrats now speaking out about San Francisco's "sanctuary" treatment of an illegal immigrant charged with the murder of a young woman weren't always so critical of the policies.
Wildlife officials are reemphasizing proper safety measures for boaters along the Suwannee River after the first sturgeon strike fatality in Florida history was reported over the Fourth of July weekend.
The federal government ran a budget surplus of $51 billion in June, the Congressional Budget Office estimated on Wednesday.
U.S. stocks ended lower Wednesday as trading resumed on the New York Stock Exchange following an outage of more than three hours caused by an unspecified technical problem.
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE United Continental Holdings Inc. (UAL), down $1.49 to $52.82 All of the airline's flights in the U.S. were temporarily grounded because of computer problems affecting "network connectivity." The Container Store Group Inc. (TCS), up 43 cents to $17.93 The storage products retailer reported better-than-expected fiscal first-quarter profit, but revenue fell short of forecasts.
Tech company Yahoo is entering the realm of daily fantasy sports contests with a new product called Yahoo Sports Daily Fantasy.
Figures on government spending and debt (last six digits are eliminated).