WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court Tuesday declared unconstitutional a law allowing Americans born in Jerusalem to list Israel as their birthplace on their U.S. passports, the latest ruling in a case that stretches back a decade.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama congratulated the University of Louisville men’s basketball team on working toward a single goal — “to bust my bracket.”
Obama picked Indiana to win the 2013 NCAA tournament, but Louisville came out
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Federal programs aimed at some of the Great Lakes’ most longstanding ecological problems would lose about 80 percent of their funding under a spending plan approved by a Republican-controlled U.S. House panel.
SAGINAW, Texas (AP) — A police officer was shot Tuesday when gunfire erupted as law enforcement tried to serve arrest and search warrants on a suspect in the killing of a 6-year-old girl whose naked, bound body was
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Same-sex spouses forced to pay high New York estate taxes upon the death of their partner will get refunds from the state.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday that the refunds are being issued as
WASHINGTON (AP) — A House Democratic leader on trade policy on Tuesday said the time is right to press Japan on its closed markets as Japan formally joins the United States and 10 other Asia-Pacific nations in negotiations
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — South Sudan President Salva Kiir has dismissed his first vice president and 29 government ministers.
In a decree read on national television Tuesday evening, Kiir also suspended Pagan Amum, the secretary general of
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Gov. Bob McDonnell says he has repaid a major political donor more than $124,000 in loans to the governor’s wife and a business McDonnell owns with his sister.
In a statement from McDonnell’s private
HOUSTON (AP) — The stage at a Houston honky-tonk has a wheelchair ramp. At another rally, Greg Abbott’s aides lay plywood boards on the ground to make a smooth path over wet grass. Other stops have no speaking
A coroner says the passenger killed while riding a Texas roller coaster was ejected from her seat and plummeted about 75 feet before striking a metal beam.
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner admits he sent additional explicit photos and texts to a woman online.
The new lewd correspondence was posted Monday by the gossip website The Dirty. The woman
A $108 billion measure that would boost funding for infrastructure projects and housing subsidies for the poor is moving ahead in the Senate.
It turns out doughnuts, dog food and Gatorade are bear necessities.
Federal authorities say natural gas but not oil is flowing uncontrolled from a well off the Louisiana coast, forcing the evacuation of 47 workers aboard an oil rig.
Former NFL running back Larry Johnson has pleaded no contest in a domestic violence case involving an ex-girlfriend at a Las Vegas Strip resort.
President Barack Obama’s newest picks for the National Labor Relations Board sought to assure Senate lawmakers
Authorities on Tuesday identified a second of three female victims whose bodies were found last week wrapped in trash bags