The U.S. government is considering whether to again take the extraordinary step of authorizing the killing of an American citizen, now living in Pakistan.
Commander Gardner helped lead the first salvage operation in space, steering a jet-propelled backpack to bring the satellites aboard the space shuttle Discovery.
Bitcoin investors have a solution to the instability shaking online exchanges: Print out the virtual savings and hide them.
POLITICO Pro Report: The Interior Department takes a big step in allowing East Coast drilling.
As China's yuan heads toward its steepest ever weekly loss, some analysts told CNBC investors could be underestimating the importance of the move.
Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell has certified an initiative that proposes to raise Alaska’s minimum wage by $2 an hour over two years, to $9.75.
A federal judge on Thursday signed an order directing officials in Kentucky to immediately recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states and countries.
Gov. Gary Herbert said he wanted to reject a full Medicaid expansion to enroll more people in the government program and instead seek federal dollars to cover the poor in private plans.
Thirteen night-shift workers at a burial site for nuclear weapons waste were affected, but how serious the risk was to their long-term health was uncertain.
After Senate rules were changed, some Democrats thought President Obama would have less trouble with his nominations. Now, they are the ones trying to block his latest choices.
With a record number of women in Congress and dozens more on the ballot, attacks on figures like Wendy Davis, Claire McCaskill and Hillary Rodham Clinton can instantly generate contributions.
The videos, shot by a protest group that denounced the court’s decision in the Citizens United campaign finance case, represent a major breach of Supreme Court security.
Britain's spy agency intercepted millions of webcam chats and stored still images of them, including sexually explicit ones, the Guardian reported.
Rutland has begun an effort to attack a drug problem with social services, as well as with law enforcement.
The two reunite at a fundraiser for the Republican Governors Association in Boston.
Despite being criticized by Gov. Jan Brewer for failing to act on her legislative priorities, the House turned to legislation that would permit surprise inspections of abortion clinics.
The federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau urged credit card companies to give customers free copies of their credit scores.