In a concerted election-year push to draw attention to women’s wages, President Barack Obama signed directives Tuesday that would make it easier for workers of federal contractors to get information about workplace compensation.
Three Flint residents have been charged with child abuse after footage showing a boy being repeatedly struck with a belt was posted online.
President Barack Obama and his Democratic allies in Congress are making a concerted election-year push to draw attention to women’s wages, linking Obama executive actions with pending Senate legislation aimed at closing a compensation gender gap that favors men.
A key U.S. senator is demanding to know who came up with the idea to launch a secret “Cuba Twitter” social network system.
The death toll from the landslide that hit the Washington community of Oso has risen to 34, with the addition of one more person to the number of victims.
Secretary of State John Kerry is warning Russia of harsher economic sanctions if it doesn’t back down from involvement in Ukraine.
Reports of multibillion-dollar oil talks between Iran and Russia are emerging as the latest obstacle to a comprehensive pact eliminating the threat of an Iranian nuclear arsenal.
Election-year legislation to resume long-term jobless benefits is headed to the House, where a small band of dissident Republicans is leaning on Speaker John Boehner to permit a vote on resuming aid to more than 2 million victims of the Great Recession.
The attorney for the family of a Connecticut woman killed by police on Capitol Hill six months ago says her autopsy found she was shot multiple times from behind, including a shot to the back of the head.
The administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development on Tuesday is beginning a series of appearances before lawmakers asking questions about his agency’s secret “Cuban Twitter,” a social media network built to stir unrest in the communist island.
Only two of nine midsize SUVs got the highest rating in crash tests done by an insurance industry group.
30 teachers and students treated after suffering reaction to “toxic irritant” on school playground.
Similar religious-protection legislation has also been introduced around the country. And eight states, Alabama, Arizona, Kansas, Michigan, Montana, Oklahoma, South Carolina and Virginia, had asked the high court to hear the case so lawmakers would have guidance in considering such measures.
Mickey Rooney’s approach to life was simple: “Let’s put on a show!” He spent nine decades doing it, on the big screen, on television, on stage and in his extravagant personal life.
The rampage at Fort Hood that left three dead and 16 wounded last week was related to the shooter’s request for leave from the Army post.
Microsoft retires its 12-year-old Windows XP operating system on Tuesday. Even so, there are still millions of XP computers out there. Here’s what to do if you own one of them:
Ford is recalling nearly 435,000 cars and SUVs in the U.S. and Canada to fix rusting frame parts or faulty seats.