White House hopes for stopping a congressional challenge to the Iran nuclear deal and sparing President Barack Obama from using a veto suffered a blow Friday when a key Senate Democrat announced his opposition.
Christopher S. Rugaber, Associated Press | Posted Sep 4th - 11:51am
The U.S. unemployment rate fell to a seven-year low in August as employers added a modest 173,000 jobs, a key piece of evidence for the Federal Reserve in deciding whether to raise interest rates from record lows later this month.
U.S. Rep. Mia Love of Utah said Friday she's repaying more than $1,000 in taxpayer funds she spent on a weekend trip to Washington, D.C., for a black-tie gala, though her office says the trip included some official business.
John Hanna, Associated Press | Posted Sep 4th - 12:41pm
Gov. Sam Brownback is satisfied that Kansas' public pension system is on a solid financial footing, though he said Friday that he's still open to big changes such as creating a 401(k)-style plan for new teachers and government workers.
Chapman University and Arco say they have reached an out-of-court settlement resolving a lawsuit accusing the oil company of selling property in Orange, California, that was contaminated with toxic chemicals.
Frank Eltman, Associated Press | Posted Sep 4th - 11:01am
A federal judge has struck down as unconstitutional a suburban New York town's law banning day laborers from soliciting for work on public sidewalks, declaring its broad application could affect children selling lemonade in their driveway.