Spending on U.S. construction projects rose in April despite weakness in residential projects and government spending.
A divided Supreme Court says police can legally take DNA without a warrant from those arrested in hopes of using it to solve old cases.
A measure of U.S. manufacturing fell in May to its lowest level since June 2009 as slumping overseas economies and a pullback in business spending reduced new orders and production.
The Supreme Court says a Virginia law can’t override a federal employee’s decision to make his ex-wife, not his wife, his beneficiary in a federal insurance program.
A federal judge in Manhattan will hear claims that Apple Inc. was involved in the fixing the price of electronic books.
The U.S. Military Academy men’s rugby team has been temporarily disbanded after cadets forwarded emails that were derogatory to women.
Soul singer Sharon Jones has cancer and has canceled plans for an album and tour in 2013.
The Supreme Court will decide whether to reinstate a man’s conviction for protesting outside a military base in California.
U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg, a multimillionaire New Jersey businessman and the last World War II veteran remaining in the Senate, has died at age 89.
Pakistani police say attackers have shot and killed a newly elected provincial lawmaker in the northwestern town of Hangu.