Amid a surge in violent crime, the Oakland police chief, Howard A. Jordan, resigned Wednesday, citing unspecified medical reasons.
In the special Senate election in Massachusetts, Representative Edward J. Markey, the Democratic nominee, starts with a strong lead over Gabriel Gomez, the Republican, according to a new poll from Suffolk University.
Safety violations, potential violations in protecting codes and basic attitude problems were cited as reasons for the action.
Opinion: The push to change the FEC overlooks the dangers of regulating citizens' political involvement.
After two years of stalemate on how to spur job creation and slash deficits, the consensus is that fiscal tightening has been a drag on economic recovery.
Officials looking into the personal records of Lt. Col. Jeffrey Krusinski, who ran the Air Force’s sexual assault prevention and response branch, have found no sign of trouble.
After months of twists and turns in a dramatic trial rife with sex, lies and digital images, jurors in Arizona have decided the fate of Jodi Arias.
The group that released the tape, Live Action, claims remarks made by a prominent provider of late-term procedures were inhumane.
The gap between how much oil the U.S. produces and how much it imports is narrowing fast.
Ariel Castro was a highly engaged user of Facebook, but his posts offer no hint of a disturbed mind or of the horrifying secret he kept for more than a decade in his Cleveland home.
A search is under way in Kansas for an 18-month-old girl whose mother was found dead along with two others this week.
Frustrated by the pace of the investigation into the killing of Marco W. McMillian, a Mississippi mayoral candidate, his family is demanding that federal authorities step in.
South Korea's central bank cut interest rates for the first time in seven months on Thursday, confounding the expectations of most market analysts.
Japan will be consumed by a debt crisis surpassing the U.S. subprime crash, a leading U.S.-based hedge fund manager has warned. The Financial Times reports.