The first female Philadelphia firefighter killed in the line of duty is being remembered as an advocate for her comrades who also held them to the same high level of performance she embodied.
A pipeline that would have carried Bakken crude from North Dakota to Oklahoma has been shelved.
Billions are being spend on private sports coaches for kids. The goal is to grab a spot on a collegiate team.
New York City's rank-and-file police union is urging its members to ban Mayor Bill de Blasio from their funerals.
A much-anticipated Vatican report on U.S. women's religious orders, which was ordered under Pope Benedict XVI, will be released Tuesday in Rome — and its contents will be closely watched for any sign of changed relations between the Roman Catholic hierarchy and nuns under Pope Francis.
Administrative policy may be the new pillow talk on college campuses across New York.
Five things to know about Mississippi's public school funding struggles: ___ LAWMAKERS AREN'T FUNDING EDUCATION AT THE LEVEL REQUIRED BY STATE LAW — Legislators have spent $1.5 billion less on education since 2008 than what's mandated.
As the second anniversary of the Newtown school shooting arrives on Sunday, local officials and others touched by the tragedy have been busy on many fronts as the town continues its recovery from the massacre of 20 children and six educators.
A provision in the spending bill to increase limits on individual donations to each party’s national committees began with Republicans weighing funding for their 2016 convention.
It's sobering news for an industry beset by EPA climate and pollution regulations.
Giving kids the keys to financial empowerment involve taking a few small but surprising steps.
When CIA interrogators were torturing accused Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed at a secret prison in Poland in March 2003, a top CIA analyst asked them to show him a photograph of an alleged terrorist named Majid Khan.
A Dutchman's attempt at a romantic wedding proposal was a smashing success, but not in the way he had hoped.
Michele Dunne, a former diplomat now with the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, said Saturday that she was turned away at the Cairo airport.
U.S. lawmakers were expected on Friday to approve new sanctions on Russian weapons companies and investors in the country's high-tech oil projects.