Severe thunderstorms dumped heavy rains across the Southeast on Monday and caused flash flooding in central Alabama, where crews in small boats and military trucks had to rescue dozens of people from their homes and cars.
Samsung Electronics said it is on track to post its second straight quarter of profit decline on slowing smartphone sales growth .
National Briefing | New England: Rhode Island: Police Union Derails Public Workers’ Pension Settlement
A proposal that would end the legal fight over Rhode Island’s landmark pension overhaul, which has been a model for other states looking to rein in pension costs, was rejected by police union members.
Former first lady Laura Bush was also in attendance for the title game between Kentucky and Connecticut.
After a bruising three-month struggle, the Senate voted 59 to 38 on Monday to resurrect federal jobless benefits for the long-term unemployed.
Opinion: As government grows, more voters seek out a philosophy that emphasizes a different approach.
Liquefied natural gas from the United States may hold promise for Europe to reduce its reliance on Russia, but regulatory and market obstacles stand in the way.
The City Council chose Daniel G. Clodfelter, a state senator in his eighth term, to replace Patrick D. Cannon, a Democrat who resigned after he was arrested on public corruption charges.
Hamid Aboutalebi, who was to become Iran’s ambassador to the United Nations in July, was a member of the Muslim student group that took American hostages in 1979.
An Australian ship detected faint pings deep underwater in the Indian Ocean.
In their first detailed timeline since the shooting last Wednesday, Army officials described how Specialist Ivan A. Lopez, 34, stayed on the move throughout the rampage, driving in his own vehicle to three buildings, shooting and killing a soldier in each.
The General Assembly’s vote was a victory for Gov. Martin O’Malley, who said on Monday that he would also sign a bill to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana.
Late additions to the bill included diminishing job protections for teachers, which would almost certainly become a thorny campaign issue for Gov. Sam Brownback should he sign the measure.
The party launched a program earlier this year to place more women in Republican campaigns.
A recent study, by the conservative American Enterprise Institute, showed that female White House staff members make on average 88 cents for every dollar a male staff member earns.
A check of more than a dozen General Motors dealerships by NBC News on Monday revealed that no fixing of the vehicle ignition problem has begun.
"If you love someone and you want to marry them, marry them," the former GOP senator says.
The company abandons security patches for old operating system, leaving hackers to go wild.
The deaths of three students this semester at George Washington University underscore the difficulties colleges face in recognizing and addressing mental health issues.
The Federal Reserve granted two more years to banks to comply with the Volcker rule