One side thinks the president’s request to take on the Islamic State is too brazen and even reckless. The other side thinks it is too spineless and probably ineffectual.
President Obama’s cybersecurity meeting with the nation’s top tech firms comes at a time of deepening estrangement between Silicon Valley and Washington.
A “select handful” of University of Texas applicants are approved at the school president’s direction over the admissions office’s objections, according to an investigation.
Faced with three major storms in three weeks that have pushed snowfall for this season to 78.5 inches in Boston, removing the snow has become a test of endurance, ingenuity and will across New England.
The shooting was the fourth fatal police shooting involving Pasco police officers since July, according to the local Tri-City Herald newspaper.
Kentucky's highest court considered on Thursday whether teen-agers should be treated as criminals when they have sex and send nude photos to each other.
A ship company based in Germany and the chief engineer on one of its vessels have agreed to plead guilty to illegally dumping oily water off Alaska.
Military officials say 22 Marines have been treated for exposure to fire retardant gas at a Southern California desert base after an extinguishing system accidentally went off in an assault vehicle during a training exercise.
How David Plouffe is tackling the biggest campaign of his life.
Responding to Republican warnings, the Democratic governor predicted a positive economic impact of $1 billion over seven years.
Its own online payment service, Visa Checkout, should be updated with the technology by this spring.
The decision was expected to send a signal to judges statewide who are caught between a federal ruling and an order from Alabama’s chief justice.
“Please involve the F.B.I.,” Dr. Mohammad Abu-Salha, whose daughters and son-in-law were killed Tuesday in North Carolina, implored at a service.
The vote in the Republican-controlled House, in which more than 23 Republicans joined Democrats in opposing the measure, suggested that the bill might die this year.
The prosecution in the Jodi Arias sentencing retrial has rested its case.
A judge in Detroit has scheduled a May 13 trial start for a 15-year-old area girl and her boyfriend on accusations they plotted to kill her family.
The state’s top legislative leaders, both Democrats, have called on Gov. John Kitzhaber to resign because of an ethics scandal.
National Briefing | Rockies: Colorado: Senate Rejects Funding Plan for Driver’s Licenses for Immigrants
An effort to fund the state program that provides driver’s licenses to undocumented immigrants has failed, leaving the program with little ability to function.
As the greenback powers ahead, analysts are warning that some dollar-denominated emerging market debt is vulnerable.
A Missoula homeowner was sentenced Thursday to 70 years in prison in the shotgun killing of a German exchange student who was trespassing in his garage.