The pair of high-profile rulings suggests that he is staking out ground as a successor to Scalia.
Substantial gaps still exist between what Iran's negotiators say they are willing to do.
The public says it's a good idea for employers to offer workers "wellness" programs, but they oppose penalties linked to them.
News on China's manufacturing sector raises the question of whether it's time to wean the economy off growth-supportive measures.
A 12-year-old boy at a Boy Scout camp in San Diego died from a gunshot wound to the head on Monday, and the police were investigating whether the shooting had been self-inflicted or accidental.
A California mayor urged residents on Monday to fight a plan to fly migrant families from Texas for processing at a border patrol facility in his city as police start a hotline and prepare to field questions about the transfers.
There is no evidence that pelvic exams of healthy women are useful and plenty to suggest they provoke fear and pain, the American College of Physicians says.
POLITICO Pro Report: John Kerry, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew will meet with their counterparts.
The commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet said Monday China's first-time participation in the world's largest maritime exercises in Hawaii will help Beijing and other nations work together in a crisis.
Even as conservatives celebrated coming out on the winning side of a divisive social issue, their court victory may have also handed Democrats an issue that will turn out liberal voters.
There were public and private commemorations of the close-knit crew of firefighters who were killed one year ago.
A decomposed body found in Texas near the border with Mexico earlier this month has been identified as an 11-year-old undocumented immigrant from Guatemala, the Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office said Monday.
Brenda Cruz and her family were flabbergasted by what they spotted as they were driving on Interstate 77 in North Carolina this weekend:
A homeless encampment near the Jersey shore that came to be known as Tent City and shined an uncomfortable spotlight on homelessness in the suburbs was declared closed after the last of its 120 occupants was placed in temporary housing.
Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey vetoed a state budget that would have paid the pension contributions he promised in signature legislation three years ago.
Robert A. McDonald, the former chief executive of Procter & Gamble, was criticized for moving slowly to contain costs, but many also praised his abilities for detail and operations.
A federal appeals court ruled Monday that a Mexican teenager killed by a Border Patrol agent was protected by the U.S. Constitution, even though the teen was on Mexican soil when he was shot.
The government has other, less restrictive ways of achieving its goal of ensuring access to contraceptive coverage, the Supreme Court justice reasoned.
After years of delay, the automaker is moving rapidly to try to handle death and injury claims from accidents caused by a faulty ignition switch.
The automaker said 8.4 million vehicles worldwide were being recalled, bringing its total for the year to more than 29 million.