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Consumer spending down amid slowdown in economy

Consumer spending fell in April for the first time in almost a year and inflation pressures were subdued, pointing to a slowdown in economic...

Threatening letters spotlight Bloomberg’s role in gun control debate

A suspicious letter mailed to the White House was similar to two threatening, poison-laced letters on the gun law debate sent to New York...

Holder agrees to changes in probes involving news media

Attorney General Eric Holder told media editors on Thursday that he would change the way the Justice Department handles investigations that involve reporters and...

White House: ‘Obamacare will offer more choices

Insurance companies are showing interest in providing coverage under the new health care law, a development likely to increase market competition and give uninsured...

Obama promises new push on student loans

College students are joining President Barack Obama at the White House as he calls on Congress to keep federally subsidized student loan rates from...

Home sale contracts at three-year high

The number of Americans who signed contracts to buy homes ticked up in April to the highest level in three years. The increase points...

Recall effort against rabid sheriff fails in Arizona

A campaign to force a recall election against the polarizing sheriff of metropolitan Phoenix failed on Thursday after recall organizers said they couldn't collect...

Pro-gun advocates send threating letters to Obama, Bloomberg

A suspicious letter mailed to the White House was similar to two threatening, poison-laced letters on the gun law debate sent to New York...

News groups to Holder’s off the record meeting: ‘No way’

A number of news organizations told Attorney General Eric Holder to, in effect, "go to hell" when invited to an "off the record" meeting...

Washington won’t work and can’t work

When one looks at the monumental list of failures that exist in both our elected and appointed governments in Washington and various state capitols...