Govt shutdown wouldn't stop Obamacare

A partial government shutdown next week would leave the major parts of the law in place and rolling along, according to former Democratic an…

House GOP considers options on shutdown

The timeline is daunting since House GOP leaders appear all but certain to reject the Senate’s attempt at a simple, straightforward stopgap …

Senate clears hurdle on spending bill

The Democratic-controlled Senate is on a path toward defeating tea party attempts to dismantle President Barack Obama’s health care law, des…

5 tips for eliminating seasonal stress

It’s time to say farewell to the freewheeling days of summer and hello to the stress that arises from more regimented fall schedules. Try th…

Kenyan president: Terrorists defeated

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta says security forces have finally defeated a small group of terrorists after four days in fighting at a Nair…

Massive quake in Pakistan kills 271

A major earthquake struck Tuesday in southwestern Pakistan, killing two people and sending others fleeing into the streets and praying for t…