An early morning blaze at a home in rural western Kentucky killed nine people
Federal prosecutors on Thursday announced they will seek the death penalty against 20-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in the Boston Marathon bomb…
A friendly Super Bowl bet between the mayors of Seattle and Denver is causing a stir in New Mexico.
Rep. Henry Waxman, one of Congress’ fiercest negotiators and a policy expert on everything from clean air to health care, will retire at the…
Americans are among the least likely to be concerned about retirement security, or to view the growing number of older people as a major con…
Despite no specific terror threats against the Super Bowl, federal and local authorities have heightened security
The top U.S. intelligence official on Wednesday called on former NSA systems analyst Edward Snowden and his “accomplices” to return the rest…
The Syrian militant group tied to al-Qaida, the al-Nusra Front, wants to attack the United States
As attorney general, Eric Holder has approved pursuing the death penalty in at least 34 criminal cases
After years of setbacks, a nearly $100 billion-a-year compromise farm bill cleared the House
It seems to be something of an occupational hazard for President Barack Obama: When he talks about his health care law, he’s bound to hit a …
Maybe the health care law was about wealth transfer, after all.
The Coast Guard is searching for a cruise ship cook who went overboard in the Caribbean Sea.
New York City’s Times Square is now known as Super Bowl Boulevard.
The judge in the Colorado theater shooting case says jurors will be informed that the state executes prisoners by lethal injection
The number of passengers and crew reported stricken ill on a cruise ship returning to New Jersey has risen to nearly 700.
U.S. intelligence says North Korea has followed through on its threat to advance its nuclear weapons program.
President Barack Obama’s year of action could amount to a lot of running in place.
Rep. Michael Grimm, R-N.Y., is defending his actions after he physically threatened a reporter at the Capitol
Cheerios is bringing back an interracial family to star in its Super Bowl ad.
Students camped out with teachers in school gyms or on buses and commuters abandoned cars along the highway to seek shelter in churches, fir…
President Barack Obama urged Congress to help restore opportunity for Americans but pledged to take action himself
Four-legged participants in Animal Planet’s “Puppy Bowl” have been coached by two of the most famous dogs in America
One of every 10 clinical trials for adults with cancer ends prematurely because researchers can’t get enough people to test new treatments
With lethal-injection drugs in short supply and new questions looming about their effectiveness, lawmakers in some death penalty states are …