Establishment Republican leaders worried about identifying their party with polarizing social issues at a time when they see the prospect of big gains in congressional elections on economic issues.
President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper effort is aimed at finding ways for business and civic leaders to help keep young black men and other men of color on a successful course.
Environmental activists say seismic surveys will harm marine mammals, but other experts say those fears are inflated.
The battle to clear the name of Cameron Todd Willingham, who was convicted of murdering his three children by arson, has symbolic value because it may offer evidence that an innocent man was executed 10 years ago.
The budget deficit dropped to $680 billion in the 2013 fiscal year, from about $1.1 trillion the year before, largely aided by a rise in tax revenue.
Internal differences in the movement were on display as Senators Rand Paul, Ted Cruz and Mike Lee addressed the Tea Party Patriots in Washington.
A California man with delusions of joining the Taliban was sentenced Thursday to 15 years in federal prison for trying to blow up a bank with a car bomb he thought would go off but was actually made up of inert materials supplied by the FBI.
Rep. Dave Camp's tax proposal has infuriated donors in high-finance.
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Thursday that officials' concerns of racial violence outweighed students' freedom of expression rights.
The NBA champion says the president's plan needs to be put into action.
The index's second record close this year set the stage for further gains, as traders look ahead to next week's jobs report.
North Korea fired four short-range missiles over the sea off its eastern coast on Thursday, a media official at South Korea's Defence Ministry said.
Sometimes companies tell you things in ways that are less than obvious.
A dispatcher at Los Angeles International Airport couldn't immediately send police to a shooting last year because the emergency phone system didn't provide a location, according to an investigation that also found broken panic buttons that are supposed to quickly call for help.
Arizona proved there's no more powerful constituency for gay rights than the Fortune 500 list.
Gov. Jan Brewer responds on Twitter to the mounting pressure to veto legislation that would allow business owners to refuse service to gays and others.
An ad calling Sink a "rubber stamp" for Democrats will run during a televised debate in Florida.