Though most Americans agree more with Democratic policy positions, the Republican Party is benefiting from the support of self-described independents.
The $3.7 trillion US municipal bond market has been stunned by what would have been unthinkable a few months ago: Puerto Rico debt is rallying.
Authorities are investigating whether the shooting of a bus driver who says a book of Bible verses in his pocket helped stop two bullets was a hate crime.
Authorities say a police officer in South Carolina shot a 70-year-old man reaching for a cane during a traffic stop because he thought the man was grabbing a rifle from the bed of his pickup truck.
The former Montana governor joins the liberal cable news channel as a contributor.
The probe largely clears the department of any issues with conflicts of interest.
The State Department's inspector general said the department had acted properly in choosing a contractor to review the Keystone XL oil pipeline.
The Ohio Democrat criticizes his state's decision to trim early voting.
Two police officers in an oil-rich West Texas city spent weeks competing to see who could take the most cardboard signs away from homeless people, even though panhandling doesn't violate any city law.
Big Blue is holding a competition for software developers to build apps using the artificial intelligence platform.
The Maronite Catholic Church in the United States is about to ordain its first married priest.
The group's officials say they intend to spend millions in at least 14 states.
Troubled by an anti-gay movement in Uganda and across much of the world, the U.S. is launching a new effort to combat what Secretary of State John Kerry described Wednesday as a threat to human rights.
"We're going to make a big push these last few weeks," President Barack Obama says.
The New York senator praises the show for making sexual assault in the military part of the plot.
The 65th season at Arena Stage in Washington, D.C., will include “The Originalist,” a political drama about a liberal law clerk and Justice Antonin Scalia.
It will "ultimately be resolved by a higher court."
Car buyers in America are growing more comfortable with the idea of having a monthly auto loan payment for six years.
A proposal from Representative Dave Camp of Michigan would collapse seven personal income tax brackets to two and lower the corporate tax rate.
He plans to enter the Republican Senate primary to take on freshman Sen. Mark Udall.