President Barack Obama has spoken with Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan
The Federal Reserve expects to start slowing its bond-buying program this year just before it might need to manage another major transition that could spook investors: the likely exit of Chairman Ben Bernanke.
East and Westbound lanes on the 17th St. bridge over I-470 in Topeka will be closed until the end of the week.
Excerpts from James “Whitey” Bulger’s FBI informant file presented to the jury at his racketeering trial Monday show Bulger secretly provided information on a variety of criminals
The Rev. Al Sharpton says plans to mark the 50th anniversary of the historic March on Washington will not be just a “nostalgia visit” to the civil rights golden era.
An explosion at a fertilizer plant in northwest Indiana has killed one person.
The Internal Revenue Service’s screening of groups seeking tax-exempt status was broader and lasted longer than has been previously disclosed, the new head of the agency said Monday.
Time is rapidly running out for President Barack Obama to make good on his lofty vow to confront climate change head-on.
The parents of a 16-year-old West Virginia girl who authorities say was killed nearly a year ago by her best friends canceled plans to protest Monday outside the office of a Pennsylvania coroner after receiving assurances they will be able to see her body in about a week.
Posing for a photograph in front of the refurbished front porch of her Chez Panisse restaurant, chef Alice Waters smiles as a passer-by calls out, “Looking good!”
Former U.S. Senator and GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum has been named CEO of a company that makes movies meant for a Christian audience.
Rap star “Fat Joe” faces sentencing after admitting he failed to file federal income taxes.
U.S. House investigators say Social Security is approving state-rejected claims for disability benefits at strikingly high rates for people who might not deserve them.
A U.S. senator has written the Russian ambassador urging Moscow to turn over former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden.
George Zimmerman’s defense attorneys said in opening statements that the neighborhood watch volunteer fatally shot Trayvon Martin in self-defense.
Former Vice President Dick Cheney says congressional leaders he briefed in 2004 on a surveillance program recently disclosed
More urgent. More crowded. More expensive. Also, more flexible and accessible to millions.
That, in a nutshell, is how higher education has changed around the world in the wake of the global financial crisis that struck five years