Deal reached in Catholic lawsuit

A settlement is reached in a lawsuit against the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph and Bishop Robert Finn over a priest’s child porn case


Legal immigration focus of Senate panel

Legal immigration is the focus as the Senate Judiciary Committee resumes the work of amending legislation overhauling the U.S. immigration s…


IRS targeting conservative groups

The House Ways and Means Committee will investigate the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) practice of unfairly targeting conservative groups ap…


ALG announces new president

Americans for Limited Government introduced Nathan Mehrens as the new president of the government watchdog group.

A crane lifts into place a 408-foot spire at the top of One World Trade Center seen from the Heights neighborhood of Jersey City, N.J., Friday, May 10, 2013. With the spire, the building rises at a symbolic 1,776 feet tall. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Photos: One World Trade Center topped

The silver spire was fully installed this morning, after parts of it was transported to the roof last week. This brings the structure to sym…

Workers prepare to raise the silver spire atop the 1 World Trade Center building in New York early Friday May 10, 2013. The 408-foot spire will serve as a world-class broadcast antenna. An LED-powered light emanating from it will be seen from miles away. When it is fully installed on the building’s roof, it will bring the iconic structure to its full, symbolic height of 1,776 feet. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Spire permanently installed on WTC tower

The silver spire topping One World Trade Center on Friday was fully installed on the building’s roof, bringing the structure to its full, sy…

Britain's Prince Harry tours an exhibition on Capitol Hill in Washington staged by the HALO Trust, Thursday, May 9, 2013. The HALO Trust is a British charity dedicated to removing the debris left behind by war, in particular, landmines and unexploded ordnance that might present a danger to civilians. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Prince Harry opens weeklong US visit

Britain’s Prince Harry toured an exhibition about land mines, a cause dear to his late mother, Princess Diana, to open a weeklong U.S. visit…


A look at Iran’s political hierarchy

Wields control over every major decision either directly or through a network of hand-picked loyalists and institutions, including the power…