Many Federal Reserve members agreed last month that the job market’s improvement would have to be sustained before the Fed would reduce its bond purchases
Stocks fluctuated between small gains and losses Wednesday morning before the Federal Reserve released minutes from its most recent meeting.
Making a rare return to the political arena, former President George W. Bush urged Congress on Wednesday to reach a “positive resolution” on immigration reform
A central Florida judge has ruled that Trayvon Martin’s cellphone texts on fighting and a defense animation depicting the fight between Martin and George Zimmerman won’t be introduced as evidence at Zimmerman’s trial.
Survivors of the Boston Marathon bombing will watch as the young man who could face the death penalty for the attack appears in court for the first time since he was found bleeding and hiding in a boat in a suburb days after the April 15 explosion.
A rogue Philadelphia abortion doctor serving life in prison for killing newborns delivered alive at his clinic admitted Tuesday that he sold prescriptions for OxyContin and other drugs to addicts and dealers who lined up at his office.
The government is asking the military’s highest court to reconsider its ruling last month that overturned a murder conviction of a Marine who has served six years in the brig for one of the biggest war crime cases to emerge from the Iraq war.
A former NBC News reporter who covered the assassination of Robert F. Kennedy for the network in 1968 has died in Maryland. Charles Quinn was 82.
More than 30,000 of the 133,000 inmates in California prisons have refused at least one meal in support of inmates held in solitary confinement at Pelican Bay State Prison
Brynna Robert of Louisiana found out about and entered a White House contest for kid chefs on deadline day.
A month after suffering an embarrassing defeat, House Republican leaders are considering a new strategy to try to win support for the massive, five-year farm bill
Addam Swapp, the man whose bombing of a Mormon church building sparked a 13-day standoff that left one officer dead, has been released from prison after more than 25 years behind bars.
Republicans’ knack for congressional redistricting helps them control the U.S. House, but it may be working against them on immigration changes that national GOP leaders see as critical to the next presidential election.
The Air Force has pulled a brochure circulated at a South Carolina base after a lawmaker complained about some objectionable advice to sexual assault victims such as submitting to an attack rather than resisting.
A man driving an armor-plated military-type vehicle and firing what appeared to be a machine gun mounted on top caused a ripple of panic in suburban Detroit on the Fourth of July.
Doctors treating Teresa Heinz Kerry, the wife of U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, say they have ruled out several serious conditions such as a brain tumor, stroke or heart attack as possible causes of her seizure-like symptoms.
A Georgia appeals court has overturned the conviction of a former executive for Glock Inc.