Andrew Taylor, Associated Press | Posted May 25th - 2:01pm
Wading into a longstanding California water war, the House Wednesday endorsed a Republican plan to shift more water to San Joaquin Valley farmers and cut the flow for threatened fish and growers in another part of the state.
Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press | Posted May 25th - 1:52pm
Most American households say their finances have strengthened slightly, but nearly half report that they would struggle to meet $400 in expenses from an unexpected emergency, according to the Federal Reserve's annual survey on economic well-being.
Matthew Daly, Associated Press | Posted May 25th - 1:41pm
The Transportation Security Administration will add 768 new screeners by mid-June to deal with increasingly long airport security lines that have caused passengers to miss flights even before the busy summer travel season, the agency's chief told Congress on Wednesday.
Gary D. Robertson, Associated Press | Posted May 25th - 1:30pm
North Carolina Senate Republicans on Wednesday previewed their plan to pay teachers more than what Gov. Pat McCrory and House members have offered, but didn't provide many details about how they would pay for it.
Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press | Posted May 25th - 1:11pm
The government is squandering its technology budget maintaining museum-ready computer systems in critical areas from nuclear weapons to Social Security. They're still using floppy disks at the Pentagon.