By MARY CLARE JALONICKAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Unapproved genetically engineered wheat has been discovered in an Oregon field, a potential threat to trade with countries that have concerns about genetically modified foods.
The Agriculture Department said Wednesday that the genetically
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVARAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Many people who buy their own health insurance could get surprises in the mail this fall: cancellation notices because their current policies aren't up to the basic standards of President Barack Obama's health care law.
WASHINGTON (AP) - USDA says non-approved genetically engineered wheat discovered in Oregon field.
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By ANDREW TAYLORAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Wealthier households benefit significantly more than lower earners from big tax breaks such as deductions for mortgage interest and charitable giving, the government said in a study Wednesday.
More than half the benefits of 10 major tax breaks go
By JOSH LEDERMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is flying home to Chicago to give a boost to Democrats hoping to take back the House in 2014.
Obama will headline a fundraiser Wednesday for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee at the home of two longtime
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House is declining to confirm reports that a U.S. drone killed the Pakistani Taliban's second-in-command
White House spokesman Jay Carney says if the reports are true, the death of Waliur Rehman would deprive the militant group of its chief military strategist
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama will roll out the red carpet to welcome Brazil's president, Dilma Rousseff, for an official state visit this fall.
White House spokesman Jay Carney says Rousseff's Oct. 23 visit will also include the first state dinner of Obama's second term.
By DAVID KLEPPERAssociated Press
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Independent Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee is joining the Democratic Party ahead of his 2014 bid for a second term, his spokeswoman said Wednesday, confirming a move that Chafee has been talking about for months as a way to better position
By JIM KUHNHENNAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama intends to nominate Jason Furman, a veteran White House economic official, as chairman of the president's Council of Economic Advisers, according to a person familiar with the decision.
The council is one of two conduits
WASHINGTON (AP) - At least two congressional panels are planning more hearings next week on the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status. Underscoring how the IRS controversy is spreading, 25 tea party and conservative groups filed a federal lawsuit