WASHINGTON (AP) - House Speaker John Boehner is demanding the White House and congressional Democrats negotiate with congressional Republicans about ways to reopen the government and address criticisms of the president's health care law.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Lawmakers say the partial government shutdown that started Tuesday seems to be quickly merging with a more critical showdown over the nation's expiring line of credit.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Witnesses and officials say a woman driving a car with a young child inside tried to ram through a White House barricade, led police on a chase toward the Capitol, where police shot and killed her. The child was taken from the car to a hospital. Senate Sergeant at Arms Terrence Gainer says he knows of no harm to the child.
BALTIMORE (AP) - Tom Clancy, the best-selling author of "The Hunt for Red October" and other wildly successful technological thrillers, has died. He was 66.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Defense Department says it has temporarily suspended all sports competitions at the service academies as a result of the partial government shutdown.
WASHINGTON (AP) - House and Senate Democrats say they'll reject a bid by Republicans to reopen portions of the government, including national parks and processing of claims at the Department of Veterans Affairs.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is ramping up pressure on Republicans to avoid a post-midnight government shutdown. He says a shutdown would hurt the economy and hundreds of thousands of government workers.
(WKTV) - Nominations are sought for the Seventh Upper State Independent Awards. The awards are designed to honor independent musicians, poets, models, designers, comedians, photographers, choreographers,...
WASHINGTON (AP) - The financially ailing Postal Service is seeking a 3-cent increase in the cost of mailing a letter - and that would raise the price of a first-class stamp to 49 cents. The chairman...
MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) - The U.S. Navy says a helicopter has crashed in the Red Sea and a search is underway for five crew members aboard.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The streets around the Washington Navy Yard, the scene of yesterday's shootings that left a gunman and 12 others dead, have been reopened today.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The D.C. mayor says 13 people have died in the shooting rampage at Navy Yard, including the gunman.
SEASIDE PARK, N.J. (AP) - Firefighters have extinguished a flare-up following the massive fire that swept through a New Jersey beachfront boardwalk three days ago.
SEASIDE PARK, N.J. - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says the massive fire that destroyed part of an iconic Jersey shore boardwalk in two towns is 95 percent contained.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. government posted a narrower budget deficit in August compared with a year ago, keeping the annual gap on track to be the smallest in five years.
GENEVA (AP) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is rejecting Syrian President Bashar Assad's suggestion Thursday that he begin submitting data on his chemical weapons arsenal one month after signing an international chemical weapons ban.
DETROIT (AP) - Dorel Juvenile USA is recalling more than 89,000 child safety seats because labels showing how to install them could be wrong.
WASHINGTON (AP) - More than 2 million dehumidifiers are being recalled after dozens of reports of fires and more than $2 million in property damage.
PARIS (AP) - Secretary of State John Kerry says "this is not the time to be silent spectators to slaughter."
WASHINGTON (AP) - A Senate panel has voted to give President Barack Obama the authority to use military force against Syria in response to a deadly chemical weapons attack.