The Labor Department says applications for unemployment benefits increased by 12,000 last week to 294,000 but the number of people requesting benefits is still very low.
Thornberry has introduced or cosponsored a bill to repeal the death tax more than 20 times while serving in Congress.
A postal worker who flew a mini-helicopter to the U.S. Capitol was visited by the Secret Service and told a newspaper reporter why he did it.
Are you considering selling your house this spring? Trulia is out with a list of hot and not so hot cities for home sales.
The price of a barrel of oil has been rising for five days straight and today hit the highest price all year.
A Massachusetts jury convicts former NFL player Aaron Hernandez of murder.
Fast food workers are protesting for higher wages as the gap between low and high earners continues to be an issue.
Former NFL player Aaron Hernandez is convicted of first degree murder in the death of Odin Llyod.
The latest from Marana, Arizona where a police officer is seen running down a suspect with his patrol car.
President Obama meets with Castro and announced he will remove Cuba from the list of countries that sponsor terrorism.
Study: Poverty-level wages cost U.S. taxpayers $153 billion every year.
The latest on Hillary Clinton's campaign trip to Iowa.
President Obama meets with the Iraqi Prime Minister as Secretary Kerry briefs Congress on preliminary Iran nuclear deal.
This date symbolizes how far into the year women must work to earn what men earned in the previous year
It's America's original protein, and now it's hottest. Bison puts the paleo in the paleo diet.
New announced presidential candidate campaigns in Iowa.
Just a day after announcing her run for the Presidency, the former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is on the road in Iowa.
After Officially announcing she will run for President, Hillary Clinton is heading to Iowa for scheduled events starting Tuesday in an effort to reach out to the middle-class voters.
Airline performance is still better than it once was, but the industry took a step back in 2014 according to the annual Airline Quality Rating report.
Russian President Vladimir Putin made a surprise move today to send defensive missiles to Iran, further complicating a nuclear deal that has already met skepticism inside the United States Congress.
The US Census Bureau reports the percentage of American women in their 30's and 40's without children is on the rise.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is expected to announce her bid for the presidency this weekend.
Midwest residents pick up the pieces following Thursday's deadly tornadoes.
Do you plan to spend the weekend cozying up to your tax forms? The deadline to pay up is on Wednesday and we have some tips for you procrastinators out there.
A company has recalled thousands of sets of children's pajamas, and says kids should stop wearing them immediately because they pose a risk of burn injuries.
At least one dead after a string of violent storms sweeps across Illinois.
A domestic kidnapping led to a fatal shooting at the Census Bureau.
An uptick in jobless claims last week.
Veterans continue to experience long waits for doctors appointments at many Veteran Affairs facilities.
Police are expected to release the dash cam video of the disturbing shooting in South Carolina.
Sabre Dipping Company has voluntarily recalled 30,000 cases of its classic Hummus due to possible Listeria contamination.
America's top 400 taxpayers are raking it in.
The bloodiest conflict on American soil officially came to an at this former courthouse in Appomattox, Virginia.
The race for the White House is already underway with a crowded field of contenders.
Jury find Dzhokhar Tsarnaev guilty in Boston Marathon bombing, setting up death penalty phase of trial.
Reps. Stephen Lynch and Michael Capuano each told WGBH in Boston that they don't believe Pelosi, the California Democrat who was House speaker from 2007 through early 2011 and has been minority leader since then, can help Democrats retake control of the chamber.
Andrew Jackson, meet Wilma Mankiller.
Justice officials confirm American phone calls were bulk-monitored by DEA for years before the NSA tracking revealed by Edward Snowden.
More Americans declaring themselves independent.
The recall now includes banana pudding ice cream pints, after they tested positive for a bacteria called Listeria Monocytogenes.
Jury considers evidence against accused Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
Kentucky Senator Rand Paul is the second Republican to officially launch his campaign for the White House.
Farm Bill Program Offers Producers Relief for 2014 Losses in more than 40 States.
Drivers can expect to see lower gas prices at the pump this summer.
Michelle Obama's "Let's Move" campaign is 5 years old.
Website DonorsChoose.org helps teachers buy supplies for their classrooms.
The fate of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is now in the hands of the jury.
All that change you left at the airport last year made for a big payday to the TSA.
In a letter written to Oklahoma's governor, the agency says the the tornadoes in Cleveland and Tulsa counties were not severe enough to require assistance.
Divorce by Facebook: New York woman gets OK to file papers online.