Nevada lawmakers want to give medical marijuana users a legal way to obtain the drug 13 years after voters legalized medicinal pot in the st…
Gun-rights activists in Colorado turned in petition signatures Monday to set up the first recall in state history of a state lawmaker after …
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 …
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 Ele…
The White House says President Barack Obama is concerned by excessive spending by the Internal Revenue Service and other agencies on confere…
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 re…
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.
Conjoined Palestinian twins with a shared heart and other vital organs returned home to the West Bank Monday
Secretary of State John Kerry is returning to the Middle East next week in another bid to revitalize peace hopes
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday sent the cases of six Texas death row inmates, including one of the infamous “Texas 7″ gang of escapees
President Barack Obama is praising Sen. Frank Lautenberg as a proud citizen of New Jersey who fought to keep America’s promise alive as a se…
The Obama administration voiced concern Monday over Turkey’s crackdown on protesters and urged authorities to exercise restraint
Stock prices are stabilizing on Wall Street on the first trading day of June, a sharp contrast to the plunge they took on Friday.
The nation’s new energy secretary says he’s taking steps to make sure that security at the Y-12 nuclear weapons plant in Tennessee isn’t com…