Americans have emerged from the deep economic pessimism produced by the Great Recession and financial crisis, according to a poll.
Many residents of Midland, a community dependent on oil drilling, already have their backup plans in place as work starts to dry up.
A 2-year-old boy who was wandering with a dog a couple of blocks from home in Hopkinsville was killed Monday morning after both were hit by a CSX train.
Drinking water was being shipped to the eastern Montana city of Glendive on Monday after traces of a major oil spill along the Yellowstone River were detected in public water supplies.
The invitees are all potential 2016 presidential contenders.
For decades, national sororities have banned alcohol, but amid debate over how to address sexual assaults, many of them at fraternity parties, female students are questioning that policy.
The Illinois Senate race will likely be one of the headliners of 2016.
An increase would leave the U.S. consumer better off.
The state of the Union? It's definitely looking up.
The IMF trimmed its global growth forecast for 2015, citing dimmer economic prospects for China, Russia, the euro area, Japan and oil producers.
There is no explanation of why, in 2008, the vast collection of messages was sucked into the global system of electronic surveillance created and maintained by British and American spies.
An expected session with President Raúl Castro did not materialize after the delegation met with several Cuba dissidents.
An Internet-savvy staff aims to reach new audiences for the president’s message, sidestepping the skeptical filter often applied by White House reporters.
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal in a Monday speech decried the existence of so-called "no-go" zones in Europe, where sovereign nations allegedly cede authority to Muslim immigrants, a controversial idea that many critics say is overblown.
Pope Francis said on Monday that his trip to the United States in September would be limited to Washington, New York and Philadelphia.
Gross domestic product grew 7.4 percent in 2014 from 7.7 percent in 2013, undershooting government targets of "around 7.5 percent."
Reies Lopez Tijerina, a Pentecostal preacher turned activist who led a violent raid of a northern New Mexico courthouse nearly 50 years ago, died Monday.
Gov. Terry McAuliffe was hospitalized Monday in Richmond with complications from being tossed by a horse and breaking seven ribs during a holiday trip to Africa with his family, a spokesman said.
On his last full day as Texas governor, Mr. Perry reflected on his 14 years in office and said he would decide within five months whether to run for president.
Switzerland's stock market dived after its central bank de-pegged the franc, but don't bargain hunt yet, analysts said.