"If you raise the minimum, you're going to make people more expensive than a machine," Florida Sen. Marco Rubio said.
Fred Thompson, a former U.S. Senator and Republican presidential candidate, as well as a film and television actor, died Sunday, his family said.
By Robert Burns, Associated Press
U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter called on North Korea to shrink and eventually eliminate its nuclear weapons program, while acknowledging during a visit Sunday to the Demilitarized Zone dividing the two Koreas that prospects for reconciling with the defiant North…
By Bradley Klapper, Associated Press
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met with some of the world's most repressive governments Sunday, hoping to deepen America's economic and security ties in Central Asia despite the often poor respect for human rights across the strategic region.
By Jill Colvin, Associated Press
Donald Trump outlined an unreleased position paper to improve veterans' health care and other services on Saturday, as he faces continued criticism for failing to provide policy specifics.
By Matthew Pennington, Associated Press
Pressure on China over its claims to most of the strategic South China Sea went up a couple of notches this week.
By Julie Pace, Associated Press
Even as President Barack Obama sent U.S. troops back to Iraq and ordered the military to stay in Afghanistan, he insisted Syria would remain off limits for American ground forces. Now the president has crossed his own red line.
By PBS NewsHour
President Obama on Saturday called on states to cut back on standardized testing for U.S. school kids, who, on average, take eight of them every year, from pre-K through 12th grade every year. The Obama administration also released a testing…
By Associated Press
Targeting one of education’s most divisive issues, President Barack Obama on Saturday called for capping standardized testing at 2 percent of classroom time and said the government shares responsibility for turning tests into the be-all and end-all of American schools.
By Laurie Kellman, Associated Press
The chairman of the panel investigating the deadly 2012 Benghazi attacks said Sunday that new information reveals a "total disconnect" between the security needs of U.S. personnel on the ground and the political priorities of Hillary Rodham Clinton's State Department…
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