Gun-rights activists in Colorado turned in petition signatures Monday to set up the first recall in state history of a state lawmaker after he backed some of the strictest gun control measures to become law in the U.S. this year.
The White House says President Barack Obama has signed a bill making it a crime to lie about receiving a military medal.
New York state officials say they have reached a settlement with GE Capital Retail Bank that forces the company’s CareCredit LLC subsidiary to add consumer protections to their health care credit card, which can carry interest rates above 26 percent.
The president of the foundation overseeing about $11.4 million in funds donated to Newtown in the wake of the shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School
The White House says President Barack Obama is concerned by excessive spending by the Internal Revenue Service and other agencies on conferences and travel.
Rebuffing President Barack Obama’s latest plea, House Republicans on Monday proposed keeping open the military-run prison at Guantanamo Bay
The nation’s new energy secretary said Monday that a breach in security at the Y-12 nuclear weapons plant was unacceptable
Packed planes should help the world’s airlines earn a $12.7 billion profit this year
A U.S. research institute says North Korea may be just one to two months away from following through on its threat to restart a plutonium reactor
Officials in South Sudan say two separate bouts of violence have killed 12 people.
Another death is being attributed to the tornadoes and flooding last week in Oklahoma.
A special prosecutor has told jurors that a Houston police officer kicked and punched a teenage burglary suspect in broad daylight
Boston’s fire chief announced his resignation Monday
BP Alaska plans to bring two new drill rigs to the North Slope by 2016
Palestinians say a fire has ripped through their lands in the northern West Bank
Actor Michael Douglas’ comments about throat cancer have thrown a spotlight on cancer risks from a sexually spread virus.
Even as fast-food chains tout their healthy offerings, they’re also coming up with fatty new treats to keep customers interested.