Federal agencies set a new record for improper payments last year, shelling out $125 billion in questionable benefits after years of declines.
More than half of Americans are worried about the U.S. government's digital spies, but few are trying to thwart the surveillance. Here's how you can.
The CFPB says arbitration clauses used by companies to dodge lawsuits take away consumers' rights to sue in courts and don't provide much relief to them.
The federal budget deficit will hit $486 billion this year, nearly matching the lowest shortfall of President Obama's term in office, CBO estimates show.
Jobs have increased to handle the export of both goods and services, the Commerce Department announces.
More surprising than what the Pentagon is spending money on is that it is happy to tell you what it bought and how much it cost.
The Federal Communications Commission has agreed to impose strict new regulations on Internet service providers including Comcast, Verizon and AT&T.
Avoiding these frequent flubs when dealing with Medicare will save you money and a tangle of red tape.
Businesses hoping to capitalize on the commercial potential of drones are pushing back against proposed rules that would limit how the aircraft can be used.
In a new setback for the health care law, the government says it made a tax-reporting error that's fouling up the filings of nearly a million Americans.
For the first time in six years, a standard seal of approval for energy efficiency has been expanded to include another major household appliance.
Think Social Security has decades before its money runs out? Benefits for disability recipients and their families could be cut by 19 percent in 2016.
NS2 Serves is an all-in-one tech training program aimed at equipping post-9/11 veterans with job training focused on national security.
Aerial photography and mapping, crop monitoring and inspections of tall structures would be acceptable, but it's unclear if you could get a pizza delivered.
Members of Congress who voted for the Keystone XL pipeline bill got 10 to 13 times more in donations from the oil and gas industry than those who didn't.
The U.S. government is creating a new agency to monitor cybersecurity threats, pooling and analyzing information on a spectrum of risks.
Analysis of taxes paid by the six largest companies known to be doing inversions shows that all were paying below the federal corporate rate of 35 percent.
Not all dollars reported on 1099s should show up on your 1040 form as taxable income. Make sure you don't accidentally report more than you have to.
Years of congressional budget cuts have left the IRS gutted. Here's how it's going to make your life harder and more expensive, too.
Before you reach for the plastic to pay your tax bill, understand the extra fee and other factors. And, no, cash-back rewards won't be enough.
Obama's budget fleshes out proposals from his State of the Union address and highlights Democratic priorities as the 2016 presidential campaign begins.
Exxon Mobil changes its U.S. employment policies to prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity as now required by federal law.
Two wildly different and widely loved restaurant chains are now promoting vegetarian dishes -- and so are other groups in America and the world.