A former Arkansas state treasurer has been charged with extortion and other crimes after allegedly accepting more than $36,000 cash from a bond broker to whom she steered state investments, according to a grand jury indictment filed Wednesday.
The FBI raided a state senator’s two offices but did not search the office of the 23-member Latino caucus, a California state Senate official said Wednesday.
Seven months after he stood shoulder-to-shoulder with President Barack Obama in what was celebrated by many in storm-battered New Jersey as a selfless display of bipartisanship
Some hotel operators in Garden City say they’re losing business because of the local ban on smoking in most public places.
A look at how President Barack Obama’s remarks about the Syrian civil war have evolved as evidence suggesting chemical weapons
The chairman of the Kansas House committee on taxation says it’s “misleading” for Democrats to describe newly approved tax legislation as a tax increase.
Several weeks after overseeing the raid that killed Osama bin Laden, then-CIA Director Leon Panetta violated security rules by revealing the name of the raid commander in the presence of a Hollywood screenwriter
A series of weak reports on the U.S. economy is sending the stock market sharply lower.
Immigrants living illegally in Colorado will be able to get driver’s licenses under a bill signed into law by Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper.
President Barack Obama is facing a new quandary from a pair of assertive allies
Penn State’s trustees are on a mission to promote the reforms they have enacted as a result of the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission filed a civil lawsuit Wednesday against U.S. Bank, accusing the bank of illegally handling customer funds from a failed brokerage firm.
The parents of a 10-year-old girl who urgently needs a lung transplant have filed a lawsuit asking a federal judge to change organ-donation rules for children.
Jail officials say the man charged with holding three women captive and raping them over a decade in his Cleveland house is no longer seen as a suicide risk.
A four-story building being demolished at the edge of downtown Philadelphia collapsed on June 5, 2013, raining bricks down on a thrift store where… More »
In an expansive hangar in central Israel, workers toil on one of the world’s most contentious aircraft
Three business reasons — quicker, closer and custom — prompted computer maker Lenovo Group to open its first U.S. manufacturing operation in North Carolina