WASHINGTON - A chaotic three-month-long fight in Congress over funding the U.S. domestic security agency finally ended, but not before it highlighted House Speaker John Boehner's inability to halt the Republican Party's further descent into disorder. Full Article
TOKYO - An index of Asian shares and the dollar both edged down on Wednesday, as investors grew cautious ahead of central bank meetings and U.S. data later in the week.
WASHINGTON - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned the United States that it was negotiating a bad deal with Iran that paved the way to a "nuclear nightmare," drawing a rebuke from President Barack Obama and exposing the depth of a U.S.-Israeli rift. Full Article | Video
CHICAGO - Despite a price tag of $8.65 billion for new technology that will require consumers to carry a new kind of card and retailers to upgrade payment terminals, the shift will address only a narrow range of security issues. Full Article
The U.S. Justice Department has concluded that the Ferguson, Missouri, police department routinely engages in racially biased practices, a law enforcement official familiar with the department's findings said on Tuesday.