POLITICO Pro Report: Regulators finalize a rule that imposes tougher funding requirements.
Facing increasing criticism for its plan to honor Ayaan Hirsi Ali, a women’s rights advocate who has called Islam a “nihilistic cult of death,” Brandeis University decided against awarding the degree.
The dollar-yen's sharp sell-off this week caught many investors off guard, but what underlies the dramatic declines and is there more pain in store?
The state will have to provide information about the racial background of students.
"We pulled it off in a squeaker," says Rep. Chris Van Hollen, coach for the Democrats.
The Secret Service has reassigned several employees in the wake of alcohol-related misbehavior in the Netherlands before President Obama arrived there for meetings last month.
A federal appeals court panel has kept the stay on rules restricting the use of the most common abortion medications while a case against them plays out in court.
The Marine was shot and killed by another guard; however, base officials said they did not consider the shooting an act of terrorism.
Mr. Kagin filed multiple lawsuits, including one challenging plans to include a cross-shaped remnant of the World Trade Center at the Sept. 11 Memorial in New York.
The 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act is a painful reminder to President Obama that Lyndon B. Johnson might have been the last president able to push through such sweeping legislation.
Detroit Police Chief James Craig wouldn't go so far as to call a mob attack on a driver last week a "hate crime," but, he said, "The issue of race is being looked at" as a possible motive.
Thieves who target burls, protrusions on trees that are valued for their intricately patterned wood, are driven by a sluggish economy and costly methamphetamine habits, officials said.
"The future will belong, in my opinion, to people who try to cultivate our interesting differences," he says.
A criminal complaint against the jailed son of a Boston Red Sox broadcaster says he threw hot coffee in a fellow inmate's face, hit him with a plastic chair and punched him.
Ms. Onyango, who received asylum in the United States after years of living illegally in Boston, had served as Mr. Obama’s guide when he visited Kenya in the 1980s.
Facing a midterm election that is tilting against them, Democrats are trying to revive a gender advantage that has sustained them for a generation.
“Poof, that was the moment,” Secretary of State John Kerry said of Israel’s announcement that it planned to build 700 new apartments for settlers.
A study released by the Pew Research Center found that the number rose since 2000 after decades of decline, likely driven in part by economic factors and changing demographics.
The state legislature approved a plan put forth by Mayor Rahm Emanuel that would presumably include a property tax increase for Chicago residents.
Authorities say the victim in a North Carolina base shooting died of a single wound to the chest after efforts to revive him.