Education Secretary Arne Duncan said Thursday that states can apply for extra time before they use student test scores to judge teachers’ pe…
Police say no crime was committed when woman pulled photos of twin babies off of social media and claimed they were her own children.
An American doctor infected with Ebola left his isolation unit and warmly hugged his doctors and nurses on Thursday.
The GAO said the relevant committees received phone calls from May 31 — the day of the transfer — to June 1, with written notification comin…
“We need to have all of our options open.” Texas Gov. Rick Perry told a standing-room-only crowd at the conservative Heritage Foundation.
The St. Louis police chief has released 911 audio, surveillance video and cellphone video of the fatal shooting of a knife-wielding man.
Nixon announced what he called a systematic withdrawal of Guard officers on Thursday.
The decommissioned aircraft carrier USS Saratoga has left its port in Rhode Island for its final journey to Texas, where it will be scrapped…
An official at Emory University Hospital stressed that their release poses no public health risk.
The location of the three bodies was revealed by the melting snow, but getting to them was another matter.
The deal calls for the bank, the second-largest in the U.S., to pay a $5 billion cash penalty.
A doctor at the hospital that treated two American aid workers who were infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Africa says their discharge …
To win the hearts of frequent business travelers, United Airlines is going through their stomachs.
For all its horror, the beheading of an American journalist in Syria appears unlikely to change lawmakers’ minds about military intervention…
Fewer people applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week, another sign the job market is improving.
Holder sought to build confidence in the investigation into the death of the black 18-year-old who was shot by a white officer.
President Barack Obama sent special operations troops to Syria this summer on a secret mission to rescue American hostages.
The City of Topeka says the health advisory for Wanamaker Creek and Deer Creek last week has been lifted.
One Topeka ALS victim’s brother looks at campaign with hope.
Calls Islamic State extremists “savages”
Also being recalled were some lots of private label almond butter from grocers Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s, Kroger and Safeway. A total of 45 …
“We will be vigilant and we will be relentless.”
American fighter jets and drones continued to pound Islamic State militants in Iraq on Wednesday.
Text of President Barack Obama’s remarks about American journalist James Foley, as provided by the White House.