Superior Court Judge Paul Ridgeway on Friday denied Duke Energy’s motion seeking to shield records in a civil suit related to groundwater pollution from 33 coal ash dumps in the state during a separate federal criminal investigation.
Representative James P. Moran says members of Congress cannot “live decently” in Washington on their $174,000 salary and deserve more money.
Dr. Deborah Birx, a former chief for global AIDS for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, was sworn in on Friday as the nation’s global AIDS coordinator.
The Internal Revenue Service said Friday that it had paid whistle-blowers $53 million last year for turning in tax cheats.
The celebrity chef Paula Deen and her younger brother, Bubba Hiers, have closed a Savannah seafood restaurant that served as the backdrop to a workplace discrimination lawsuit that stained her reputation.
Two drug-smuggling tunnels with rail systems stretching hundreds of yards across the United States-Mexico border were discovered by law enforcement officials, and a 73-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of helping run one operation, federal authorities said Friday.
The Army said that the soldiers killed in the Fort Hood rampage were highly decorated veterans who had served multiple tours of duty.
Three black men who authorities say disguised themselves in a New York armed robbery to look like white police officers have each been sentenced to 32 years in prison.
A federal judge in Cincinnati declared Friday that he would require Ohio to recognize same-sex marriages performed legally in other states.
Secretary of State John Kerry said he was flying home to Washington to meet with President Obama to reassess the peace negotiations, and whether there is a path forward.
Specialist Ivan Antonio Lopez, who shot almost 20 fellow soldiers, had been denied leave by his superiors, a law enforcement official said.
Obama administration officials will closely watch this weekend’s election in Afghanistan, hoping that a successor to President Hamid Karzai will allow international troops to remain on the ground.
Ashes from Dachau were pressed from hand to hand with an admonition. Forgetting was impossible, but so was deciding what to do with them.
Better weather encouraged employers to begin hiring workers more aggressively in March, adding 192,000 to payrolls. The jobless rate remained flat 6.7 percent.
The Obama administration said the increases were much greater in states that expanded Medicaid eligibility under the Affordable Care Act.
Phoenix police say the remains of Julie Grubaugh were identified through DNA technology and it's now a homicide investigation.
Years after the recession, there are now signs that the labor market is tightening enough that more workers may get raises that significantly exceed inflation.
Traders are watching to see if once high-flying names can stabilize or whether they will ensnare the market in a bigger downdraft.
It's not inconceivable Warren Buffett might be interested in buying a piece of the Chicago Cubs, but there's a big reason to doubt a deal will happen.