Former President George H.W. Bush celebrated his 90th birthday by jumping out of a helicopter.
Many federal workers and contractors who earn the minimum wage are getting a raise next year.
Hillary Rodham Clinton is defending her embrace of gay marriage.
The U.S. Senate has voted to confirm Missouri arts leader Jane Chu as the next chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts.
A priest shot and killed at a Roman Catholic church in downtown Phoenix has family from Maple Hill, Kan.
Former President George H.W. Bush celebrated his 90th birthday on Thursday by making a tandem parachute jump.
The situation on the ground is changing rapidly, but some patterns and explanations are now emerging:
Ruby Dee, an acclaimed actress and civil rights activist whose versatile career spanned stage, radio television and film, has died at age 91…
Officials say three planeloads of Americans are being evacuated from a major Iraqi air base in Sunni territory.
President Barack Obama says Iraq will need additional assistance from the U.S. to push back an Islamic insurgency.
House Speaker John Boehner is declining to take sides in the contest to replace Rep. Eric Cantor as House majority leader.
Some of the largest brewers in the U.S. are trying to reduce their water-to-beer ratio as drought and wildfire threaten the watersheds where…
The perfect pothole might not exist for many people — but for mosaic artist Jim Bachor, it’s one with a nice oval shape.
The O.J. Simpson murder trial exposed many painful truths. None hit harder than the idea that white and black people often look at the same …
Olympic champion swimmer Amy Van Dyken-Rouen plans to undergo rehabilitation for her severed spine at a suburban Denver hospital.
Multiplayer action has been part of video-games going back to “Pong,” and ever since home consoles went online, few major games are released…
A look at the murder case that captivated the nation beginning June 12, 1994.
Even before a judge’s scathing ruling against California’s teacher tenure policies, the once-sacred protections that make it harder to fire …