Political

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers are venting outrage over high prescription drug costs, but lawmakers and presidents of both parties may have set the stage for the startling prices that have consumers on edge. As the proverb says: Physician, heal thyself. In the last 13 years,...
Source: Getty Images WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration failed to follow the president's health care law in a $5 billion dispute over compensating insurers for high costs from seriously ill patients, Congress' investigative arm said Thursday. The opinion from the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The CIA's former security director is being tapped to head the National Background Investigations Bureau, set up after last year's massive government data breach at the Office of Personnel Management. Charles Phalen Jr. is the bureau's first director. He was...
Source: Getty Images WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration failed to follow the president's health care law in a $5 billion dispute over compensating insurers for high costs from seriously ill patients, Congress' investigative arm said Thursday. The opinion from the...
Source: Getty Images DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A bill passed by Congress allowing the families of 9/11 victims to sue the Saudi government has prompted reactions of outrage and ridicule among some in the Arab world. Many critics say the bill reinforces a long-held...
Source: Getty Images WASHINGTON (AP) — A government watchdog says the Drug Enforcement Administration does a poor job of overseeing payments to the confidential sources it uses. The Justice Department's inspector general issued a critical report Thursday of the DEA's use of...
Source: Getty Images WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will hear a dispute over state laws that prohibit merchants from imposing fees on customers who use credit cards. The justices said Thursday they will take up a case involving swipe fees that merchants must pay to the...
Source: Getty Images WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says it'll decide the minimum that public schools must do to help learning-disabled students. The court agreed Thursday to resolve differences among federal appeals court over the standards schools must meet under the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will take up the Obama administration's appeal of lower court rulings making it harder to deport immigrants who've been convicted of crimes. The justices agreed Thursday to review rulings striking down a provision of immigration law as...
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The sprawling encampment that's a living protest against the four-state Dakota Access...
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The sprawling encampment that's a protest against the four-state Dakota Access oil pipeline...
GARY, Ind. (AP) — An employee at the Gary Works steel mill has died after an accident at the northwest Indiana...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A foundation named after the pharmaceutical company founder who established the Kansas...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A woman running for a seat in the Missouri Legislature has accused a fellow Democratic candidate...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A woman running for a seat in the Missouri Legislature has accused a fellow Democratic candidate...