A short documentary follows the lawyer Steven Wise’s effort to break down the legal wall that separates animals from humans.
Ukraine's government has formally ended an Easter truce and is relaunching the "active phase" of an "anti-terrorist operation".
A 15-year-old stowaway who survived a flight over the Pacific in a jet's wheel well spent seven hours undetected in what is supposed to be a highly secure area of San Jose International Airport before the flight departed, according to an official briefed on the investigation.
A leading West Coast activist investor has added to the growing criticism of corporate governance in Silicon Valley. The FT reports.
Comcast may divest about 4 million subscribers after its merger with TWC and may sell a portion to Charter.
The United States will deliver to Egypt 10 Apache helicopters that were held up last year after President Mohamed Morsi was deposed.
The government was ordered to turn over notes on the detention of Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, who is accused of orchestrating the deadly bombing of the destroyer Cole in Yemen.
They aren't so sure it's a good idea to take aggressive executive action on the issue.
Television broadcasters are challenging Aereo, an Internet start-up that uses arrays of small antennas to stream over-the-air signals to subscribers.
New Zealand topped a list of 22 nations as Chinese tourists' favorite destination for the first time, according to a survey.
Curt Clawson, the former chief executive of an aluminum wheel company, won the Republican primary in a special election for a congressman who resigned.
Senator Rand Paul spoke of the importance of giving parents more flexibility to decide where their tax dollars go, and labeled those who stand in the way of greater choice “dead-enders.”
Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed a bill on Tuesday that would have allowed concealed-carry permit holders to take their guns into government buildings.
A gay rights group filed a federal lawsuit on Tuesday challenging Georgia’s constitutional ban on same-sex marriages.
The State Court of Appeals on Tuesday revived a lawsuit challenging Gov. Jan Brewer’s expansion of Medicaid insurance for the poor.
A football coach whose house was the scene of an under-age drinking party that preceded the rape of a girl by two high school football players in 2012 pleaded no contest to two charges on Tuesday.
Former Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll failed to report thousands of dollars she earned from a veterans’ charity that was accused of running an illegal gambling operation, documents show.
Gov. Mary Fallin signed a bill to further restrict the use of abortion-inducing drugs in Oklahoma, despite objections from opponents who say it will force more women to have surgical abortions.
The 90-year-old former senator embarks on a barnstorming tour of his native Kansas.
Mimi Faust and boyfriend Nikko Smith from VH1's "Love & Hip Hop" say their private sex tape leaked to the public.