08/07/2013 1:41amHomebuyers could feel the pinch if Congress follows through on plans to shut down Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the government-controlled mortgage guarantee giants that were rescued by a $187 billion taxpayer bailout during the financial crisis.
08/07/2013 9:38amThe Justice Department has filed the first criminal charges in the deadly attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, two U.S. officials said Tuesday.
08/07/2013 10:30amWal-Mart has agreed to improve safety conditions for employees who use trash compactors and cleaning chemicals at more than 2,800 stores as part of a settlement agreement with the Labor Department.
08/07/2013 3:05pmThe United States will cease paying a $147 million annual settlement to Brazil that is part of a long-running trade dispute over cotton subsidies, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said Wednesday.
08/07/2013 3:39pmFar from being on the brink of collapse, al-Qaida's core leadership remains a potent threat _ and one that experts say has encouraged the terror network's spread into more countries today than it was operating in immediately after 9/11.