Obama pokes ‘less-than-loving expressions by Christians’ at prayer breakfast
Major business and economic events scheduled for Wednesday: WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve releases minutes from March interest-rate meeting.
Virgin America is adding Hawaii to its map with flights from San Francisco starting in November.
The Federal Communications Commission has been asked to consider whether phone companies could do more to stop the onslaught of "robocalls," the automated phone calls favored by scammers.
An unusually cold spring storm brought heavy rain and hail to parts of Northern California on Tuesday and coated the mountains in snow -- a welcome respite that will do little to ease the historic drought, forecasters say.
Shares of Twitter Inc. gained Tuesday on reports that the social media company is the target of a takeover bid and that it has hired an adviser as a defensive measure.
Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul announced his 2016 presidential bid on Tuesday, bringing his libertarian-leaning brand of conservatism to what is likely to be a crowded Republican primary field.
U.S. stocks crept higher on Tuesday, putting the market on track for its third gain in a row, as traders turned their attention to a batch of corporate deals and the upcoming earnings season.
When hospitalized patients list nonrelatives as next of kin, state laws might interfere with those patients’ wishes – and a new study suggests the situation isn’t rare.
Officials say an American health care worker who contracted Ebola while volunteering in Sierra Leone has improved to good condition at a federal hospital.
Aetna is urging gay customers to "be proud" — and consider buying its coverage — as part of a new, narrow focus to selling health insurance in a business where the individual's buying decision matters more than it used to.
Drivers will see the lowest summer gasoline prices in about 6 years, according to the Energy Department.
Congressional critics of the Iran nuclear "deal" are worried Washington and Tehran can't even agree on what was in the accord struck last week, pointing to "dueling" fact sheets put out by each government.
Gov. Tom Wolf said Tuesday that he is nominating Tim Reese, a Philadelphia-area venture capitalist and the founder of a minority investor network, to complete the state treasurer's term.
Girija Srinivas may look like a precocious toddler — but she is actually a 19-year-old woman who is just 2½ feet tall and 26 pounds.