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The Supreme Court declined to hear an emergency application from South Carolina officials to stay a lower court ruling allowing same-sex marriages.
Mitch McConnell, the Senate minority leader and incoming majority leader, accused the president of prioritizing politics and his own legacy over good policy.
Talking about gratitude and giving around the Thanksgiving table is a great time to start a new family tradition: jump starting better conversations every night.
Jim Webb, a Democratic former senator from Virginia, announced that he has launched an exploratory committee for a potential 2016 presidential run.
Statement from the House Appropriations Committee on its view that it could not deny funding to the agency responsible for implementing an executive order on immigration.
Republican options for stopping President Obama’s immigration action may be limited because Congress doesn’t control the immigration agency’s finances.
The suit is the first major legal action to be taken against the automaker over its record number of vehicle recalls this year.
Mr. Klay won the National Book Award for fiction on Wednesday night for his debut short story collection, “Redeployment,” which draws on his experience as a Marine who served in Iraq.
Mr. Downey became the longest-serving American prisoner of war by surviving more than 20 years in Chinese prisons after being shot down over Manchuria in 1952.
A man who spent nearly four decades in prison after being convicted of murder is expected to be freed Friday after a witness confessed that he lied as a boy when he told jurors he had seen the deadly attack.
A judge ruled in Federal District Court that Montana’s constitutional amendment limiting marriage to unions of a man and a woman violates the 14th Amendment’s Equal Protection Clause.
A funeral service for Peter Kassig, a former Army Ranger who was beheaded last weekend by Islamic State extremists, will be held Friday at an Islamic center in Fishers, Ind.
A week after a public hearing of angry citizens was cut short, the Board of Health in Westminster, Mass., voted to stop pursuing a proposed ban on tobacco.
New legal protections for five million illegal immigrants would thrust the issue back into the states, creating issues like the granting of driver’s licenses or in-state college tuition.
A lake-effect storm has left parts of western New York buried under five feet of snow, a total that is likely to grow in the next several days.
The announcement, after a series of auto safety crises, comes almost a year after the departure of the previous top regulator.
Gunmen shot and killed a Somali-American from Minnesota who had left his job to help the fledgling city government in Mogadishu with urban planning and drainage systems.
New details about the broad reach of the president’s planned executive action on immigration emerged as he prepared to speak to the nation in a prime-time address on Thursday night.
Facing growing criticism, a federal agency moved to widen a safety recall that has been limited to a few areas associated with high humidity.