Federal officials cleared the way Friday for a return to domestic horse slaughter, granting a southeastern New Mexico company’s application to convert its cattle facility into a horse processing plant.
Residents and visitors are being allowed back to the southwestern Colorado town of South Fork, a week after they were forced to evacuate by a massive wildfire.
A federal judge on Friday blocked Michigan’s ban on domestic partner benefits for employees who work for public schools or local governments, saying state lawmakers simply wanted to punish gays and lesbians.
U.S. soldier Bradley Manning’s former commander in Iraq says morale among his troops “took a hit” after they learned their colleague was suspected of leaking thousands of classified documents.
A mother of three from a ritzy New York City suburb pleaded not guilty on Friday to charges she operated a secret, sophisticated pot-growing operation worth millions.
More than two dozen U.S. senators are calling on the nation’s top intelligence official to make information public about the scope and duration of the National Security Agency’s surveillance program.
The family of a Michigan woman who died in Syria last month still lacks confirmation she was killed during fighting
Tiny metal buttons in delicious-sounding colors like poupon, hubba bubba and piglet have served as The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s admission ticket for 42 years.
U.S. stocks are flipping from gains to losses Friday on mixed economic news.
A measure of U.S. consumer confidence remained near a six-year high in June as higher home and stock prices boosted household wealth.
A Sikh (seek) group is offering $10,000 to anyone who serves an Indian head of state with federal lawsuit papers on his expected visit to Wisconsin next week.
Sears Holdings Corp. is announcing it is cutting ties with Paula Deen, adding to the list of companies cutting ties following revelations that the Southern celebrity chef used racial slurs in the past.
The House and its conservative majority are coming under pressure to act after the Senate passed a landmark immigration bill opening the door to U.S. citizenship to millions while pouring billions of dollars into securing the border with Mexico.
With changes to its unemployment law taking effect this weekend, North Carolina not only is cutting benefits for those who file new claims
The 101st Airborne Division is trying to save its illustrious 506th Infantry Regiment
An American executive held hostage for nearly a week by his company’s Chinese workers in a pay dispute
The upcoming regional security summit in this tiny Southeast Asian sultanate is the sort of venue where North Korea has often managed to open up sideline discussions with Seoul and Washington. This time, while there will be plenty of talk about Pyongyang, there is little chance of substantive talk with it.