The deal hammered out by GOP Rep. Paul Ryan and Democratic Sen. Patty Murray would restore $65 billion in sequestration cuts.
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Ex-actress Shannon Guess Richardson, who had minor roles on The Walking Dead and The Blind Side, admits that she tried to frame her estranged husband for the tainted letters.
The family had gone to an abandoned mining town in northern Nevada to play in the snow and didn't return. They faced sub-zero temperatures.
President Obama shook hands Tuesday with Cuban leader Raul Castro, a move that led to speculation about the future of ties between the two Cold War-era foes. But one expert says none of the issues separating the U.S. and Cuba will be resolved by a handshake alone.
Scientists measured temperatures of -137 Fahrenheit on the highest section of the East Antarctic ice divide. That's almost 10 degrees colder than the previous record.
The Eastern U.S. got a second dose of wintry weather as up to 6 inches of snow fell in the region stretching from southwest Virginia to the coast of New England.
Mary Barra will become the new leader of General Motors in January, the company announced Tuesday. The company veteran's tenure as CEO will begin after current leader Dan Akerson retires on Jan. 15.
But Republicans blocked a measure that would have strengthened the restrictions on the firearms that can skirt airport detectors.
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew announced the government lost $10.7 billion on the deal but saved an estimated 1.5 million jobs in the industry.
Merrill Newman says his interest in the Korean War may have been misinterpreted by authorities.
Federal prosecutors have charged current and former deputies with unjustified beatings of inmates, unjustified detentions and obstruction of justice.
Relatives of those killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School say they will light candles in memory of the victims.
Bob Filner will serve no prison time after pleading guilty to sexually harassing three women.
It's all fun and games until somebody gets hurt. That was the case on Friday, when the football team organized a snowball fight that turned ugly.
Taken together, retired baseball managers Joe Torre, Tony La Russa and Bobby Cox won eight World Series titles and 7,558 games. Their names appeared on all of the voters' ballots Sunday.
So many spies have reportedly targeted gamers that a central group must try to keep track of them all. That's the latest revelation from documents leaked by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden and reported by the Guardian and other outlets.
Winter won't officially begin until nearly two more weeks pass, but snow, ice, and freezing rain are blanketing a large swath of the U.S. As of Monday morning, more than a thousand flights were cancelled.
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel found that agents recruited mentally disabled men, made them a central part of stings and then charged them for crimes committed during the operations.
The United States Air Force Band surprised visitors of the National Air and Space Museum in Washington with a joyous performance of holiday classics.
Freezing rain is creeping across Tennessee on its way to the mid-Atlantic as the stunning cold, snow and ice that gripped Texas and the west on Saturday makes its advance eastward.