Opinion: Democrats dislike that the McCutcheon decision reduces government control.
In towns and cities across the United States, police officers find themselves playing dual roles as law enforcers and psychiatric social workers.
“We’re a wonderful, growing city,” Muriel E. Bowser told reporters one day after she defeated Mayor Vincent C. Gray in the Democratic primary.
Florida violated the National Voter Registration Act in trying to “systematically” remove noncitizen voters from the rolls within 90 days of the 2012 presidential election.
A Supreme Court decision eradicating a key campaign finance limit is expected to widen the world of high-dollar fund-raising now dominated by “super PACs” and big-spending political nonprofit groups.
Democrats are talking up the contrasts between their agenda and the newly released Republican budget plan that would cut health care and education spending and change Medicare.
Demand is growing from younger consumers seeking a more healthful or more ethical diet, but innovation is pushed by investors who see a potential solution to big problems.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel called the fatal shooting at Fort Hood on Wednesday a “terrible tragedy,” as military leaders and others in the administration sought to find out how, and why, this could have happened again.
The annual report by the National Urban League ranked metropolitan regions for the largest and smallest gaps in income inequality and unemployment among blacks, Hispanics and whites.
The death of a man who struggled with police outside an Oklahoma movie theater was ruled a homicide on Wednesday, but the chief medical examiner said the injuries alone didn't cause the death.
Detroit has been given approval to move forward with a $120 million quality-of-life loan to help improve city services.
The execution of a Texas man was briefly blocked Wednesday, but is back on schedule after a federal appeals court overturned a judge’s order halting the lethal injection.
The Environmental Protection Agency failed to consistently disclose health risks, including possible cancer risks, to research study participants who were exposed to dangerous pollutants, an agency watchdog report has found.
A federal judge on Wednesday sentenced a former State Department contractor to 13 months in prison for leaking information about North Korea to a Fox News reporter.
Mayor Richard J. Berry of Albuquerque asked the Justice Department on Wednesday to monitor the city’s police force, roiled by a rash of shootings resulting in 23 deaths and 14 injuries in four years.
There is an active shooter at the sprawling central Texas base of Fort Hood, a source at Fort Hood told CNN on Wednesday.
Uncomfortable questions dwell on whether the very lifeblood of rural Washington state towns -- from development to logging -- may have a role in the disaster.