An explosion that killed four Marines last year was most likely caused by a dropped or kicked grenade, and two Marines were relieved of duty as a result, officials said.
Aaron Hernandez, who already faces first-degree murder and weapons charges, could face even more trouble after a jailhouse fight last week.
There appears to be another arcane world record in Grand Rapids, this time for the most people wearing sunglasses at night.
The people who first designed the SAT decades ago wanted to identify a new elite based on brains rather than heredity, not necessarily to expand access to college.
Representative Darrell Issa’s silencing of the microphone of his committee’s ranking Democrat may have provided the chance to paint him as an overzealous inquisitor.
A new campaign to raise small-dollar donations begins in anticipation for a 2016 run.
The big new poverty report from the House committee led by Representative Paul Ryan is yet another con job.
New Hampshire moved to join states like Arkansas and Iowa in the way it is choosing to use money available under the Affordable Care Act.
Solitary confinement is arguably less humane than flogging. Our prisons need to reform solitary laws.
At the Conservative Political Action Conference, Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey urged the Republican Party to broaden its electoral appeal.
The State Legislature passed a bill on Thursday prohibiting “upskirting,” or secretly photographing up someone’s clothing in public without his or her consent.
Brig. Gen. Jeffrey A. Sinclair and his lawyers pursued a strategy of pleading guilty to lesser charges to focus his court-martial on the credibility of his accuser.
he latest polling in New Hampshire shows that Scott Brown, the former senator from Massachusetts, would lose to Senator Jeanne Shaheen by 13 percentage points if the election were held today.
Duke Energy must act immediately to eliminate sources of groundwater contamination at its coal ash dumps, a judge said Thursday in a ruling that came from a complaint filed in 2012, before a massive spill from one of the utility’s plants coated 70 miles of the Dan River in toxic sludge this year.
The measure, pushed by Senator Kirsten E. Gillibrand, Democrat of New York, received 55 votes — five short of the 60 votes needed for advancement to a floor vote.
Before the troubled rollout of HealthCare.gov, Gary M. Cohen repeatedly told Congress that it would work well.
The U.S. Army is investigating an allegation that an officer whose job includes training sex crimes prosecutors groped a female lawyer in 2011, an Obama administration official told CNN.
Mr. Barrett led an inquiry concerning Henry G. Cisneros, who was accused of lying about payments to a former mistress while he was mayor of San Antonio.
The ruling could free up the skies below 400 feet for farmers, photographers and entrepreneurs.