One of the most troubled public systems in the nation has jeopardized the state’s financial stability and has become a political risk for its leaders.
Abortions in the United States have continued to decline, but not quite as steeply as in the past, figures released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show.
The settlements come after accusations of inhumane treatment led to a huge recall that included beef sold to the National School Lunch Program.
A backlash against Colorado’s new gun-control laws claimed its third political casualty on Wednesday, as Senator Evie Hudak, a Democrat, resigned to protect her party’s majority.
President Obama signed a bill removing a cap on spending for federally owned chimpanzees in sanctuaries. The change does not involve any budget increase.
Texas, Oklahoma and West Virginia are now complying with an order requiring state National Guard units to process federal marriage benefits for same-sex spouses of guardsmen.
The son of one of the world's most wanted drug lords has pleaded not guilty to drug trafficking charges in San Diego.
A federal bankruptcy judge approved American’s reorganization plan, which means the carrier’s proposed merger with US Airways can proceed.
Graham Holdings Co. sells the property for $159 million to Carr Properties.
He has been held in an Abu Dhabi prison after posting a parody video about youth culture in Dubai.
The Navy said it had suspended a ship-supply company for significantly overcharging on a contract, the second such suspension since mid-September.
Economic signals are mixed as initial claims for state jobless benefits drop, but nonmilitary orders for capital goods also decline.
The former secretary of state has lingering worries about the country making good on its pledges.
A look at 5 areas where your Thanksgiving turkey collides with policy and politics.
Heavy rain, snow and strong winds upset travel plans along the East Coast on the day before Thanksgiving.
Having reached an interim agreement to freeze Iran’s nuclear program, Secretary of State John Kerry and his Iranian counterpart, Mohammad Javad Zarif, turned their attention to selling at home.
The Department of Health and Human Services tapped Hewlett-Packard to replace Verizon Communications to host HealthCare.gov.
"We basically have the Iranians running in place. But they're running," he says.
Kelley Blue Book is estimating that auto sales will be 3.6 percent higher than the day after Thanksgiving last year.
Patients with the HeartMate II, an implant used to treat advanced heart failure, are suffering clots at nearly four times the rate they used to, data shows.