A Rockville, Maryland couple has been arrested and charged with locking their 22-year-old autistic twin sons in the basement of their home.
Malaysia Airlines' crashes are worrying insurers — their policy is missing a clause that limits insurers' payments.
China manufacturers may have a worrying track record with safety, but a U.S. meat plant is now at the center of the latest food scandal.
In a step forward to overcome bankruptcy, Detroit's retirees and active employees have approved a debt-cutting plan.
He seeks to help pass an international treaty on rights for people with disabilities.
The vote by the city’s public-sector retirees was a crucial step in its plan to emerge from bankruptcy before the end of the year.
The issue has surfaced in some campaigns this year, including the New Hampshire Senate race.
A food scandal in China is spreading, dragging in Starbucks, Burger King and others, as well as McDonald's products from Japan.
Tom Kean and Lee Hamilton say when it comes to making America safe, Congress is stuck in the mire.
China's debt has soared to two and half times its economy from 147 percent at the end of 2008, Standard Chartered estimates.
House Republicans and Senate Democrats may finally get together and do something.
POLITICO Pro Report: The former Massachusetts congressman is set to testify Wednesday.
At a recent event for an initiative intended to help black and Latino youths, the president candidly answered students’ questions on his upbringing, his family and his approach to life.
Hillary Clinton repeatedly stressed that Israel was "provoked" by Hamas.
Three Albuquerque teenagers accused of fatally beating two homeless men beyond recognition with cinder blocks, bricks and a metal fence post have been ordered held on $5 million bonds on murder charges.
There's mischief afoot in one suburban Portland neighborhood, but police say it doesn't involve the typical spray paint or broken windows.
A federal appeals court on Monday denied Arizona’s request for a new hearing, by a larger panel, to reconsider the court’s stay of the execution of Joseph Wood because of drug secrecy issues.
A judge rejected an emergency motion filed by a gay couple hoping to wed, effectively allowing the state’s ban on same-sex marriage to remain in effect while it is appealed.
Secretary of State John Kerry will be leaning heavily on Egypt, Turkey and Qatar — which have deep divisions over the Islamic movement — to help broker a cease-fire as quickly as possible.
Many scientists say capturing the carbon that spews from power plants and locking it away is necessary to stave off the worst effects of climate change.