Some exempted from minimum wage, increased or not

Senate Democrats seek minimum wage boost to $10.10, but some workers would still be exempted

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 05:26pm EDT

Energy state Dems in Senate races split from Obama

Democrats vying for Senate in energy producing states split from Obama

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 05:25pm EDT

Medical pot measure could boost Fla. Democrats

Medical marijuana measure in Florida a key test of pot's political potency for Democrats

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 05:21pm EDT

DC Council sues mayor over budget autonomy law

DC Council sues mayor in effort to give city more control over local budget

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 05:19pm EDT

Dems to appear at gubernatorial forums

3 Democratic gubernatorial candidates to appear at Baltimore-area forums

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 05:19pm EDT

Applications for US jobless aid edge up to 304,000

Americans seeking weekly unemployment benefits rose to 304,000; still at pre-recession levels

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 05:14pm EDT

Watch live: Scalia, Bader Ginsburg to talk First Amendment

Two members of the U.S. Supreme Court will discuss the court's role in interpreting the freedoms guaranteed by the First Amendment.

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 05:13pm EDT

US decries anti-Semitic leaflets in Ukraine

The U.S. is condemning instances of religious intolerance that are inflaming tensions in Ukraine.

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 05:11pm EDT

Obama, Biden announce $600M for job grants

Obama trumpets $600M in grants to spur job training, says US must keep up in skills race

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 12:56pm EDT

Court to weigh challenge to ban on campaign lies

Supreme Court to consider challenge to Ohio law that bars lying about political candidates

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 12:56pm EDT

New York political leader Basil Paterson dies

New York political powerhouse Basil Paterson dies at 87; survivors include former governor son

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 12:48pm EDT

Curious about Palestine, Israeli visitors return

After years of enforced separation, some Israeli visitors return to Palestinian towns

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 12:45pm EDT

Italy again pushes back balanced budget goal

Still stuck in economic crisis, Italy again sets back date to balance budget; now aim is 2016

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 12:29pm EDT

Romanian premier co-pilots US F-16 fighter jet

Romanian prime minister co-pilots F-16 fighter jet at the end of Romanian, US air exercises

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 12:16pm EDT

A year after background check defeat, modest goals

Year after Senate rejects tighter background checks, gun-control advocates' goals more modest

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 12:12pm EDT

Prop 8 lawyer's views on gay marriage evolving

Lawyer who defended Proposition 8 at Supreme Court says his views on gay marriage evolving

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 12:07pm EDT

Berlusconi: glad to help elderly as punishment

Ex-premier Berlusconi says he's happy court ordered him to aid elderly after fraud conviction

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 12:03pm EDT

Green UK lawmaker cleared over fracking protest

Green party British lawmaker cleared of criminal charges stemming from anti-fracking protest

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 11:58am EDT

Krakow's deputy mayor to lead Winter Games bid

Krakow deputy mayor Magdalena Sroka appointed new leader of bid for 2022 Winter Olympics

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 11:50am EDT
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