In Europe, populist right-wing parties have become proponents of a more lavish, but also more restrictive, welfare state. Could that happen here?
Officials in two states announced plans Tuesday to equip law enforcement officers with body cameras after police shootings of unarmed men that have created tensions nationally.
President Obama has again enforced environmental policy by executive action, extending a ban on oil and gas exploration in Bristol Bay, Alaska, home to major fisheries and marine mammals.
The Marine’s request came as the United States intensified negotiations with the Iranians on their disputed nuclear program.
The year ahead looks bleak for the global defense industry as governments in major markets cut back on spending, new analysis shows.
A federal panel will implement dozens of changes in Los Angeles County’s troubled jails in an agreement reached a year after guards were charged with beating prisoners.
A Republican senator Tuesday blocked a bill that would have renewed a government program credited with reviving the market for insurance against terrorist strikes after the Sept. 11 attacks.
Google’s critics are turning to state attorneys general to push the company to censor illegal content and sites from search results.
Police in suburban Philadelphia conducted an intense manhunt for a man suspected of killing his ex-wife and five former in-laws, the DA said. He spared the lives of his own children.
US cinema chains are deciding whether to show Sony film, following a new threat from hackers. The FT reports.
Mr. Bush, the former governor of Florida, could commandeer the center-right of the Republican Party, but his views on immigration and education may not please more conservative members.
Senators confirmed over Republican objections Sarah Saldaña as director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement and Antony Blinken to be deputy secretary of state.
A man walked into a Walmart and donated $50,000 to pay off all customer layaway accounts in Mechanicsburg, Pa. USA Today reports.
The president’s spokesman said Mr. Obama would sign legislation passed by Congress aimed at blocking Russian state firms from Western financing and technology while also providing $350 million in military aid to Ukraine.
Dr. Murthy, who at the age of 37 has become one of the youngest surgeons general of the United States, is a self-described dreamer and grass-roots organizer.
The district attorney of Montgomery County, Pa., said at a news conference that the man, Bradley W. Stone, died of “self-inflicted cutting wounds.”
The Senate has confirmed President Barack Obama's choice of Nicholas Rasmussen to be director of the National Counterterrorism Center at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence.
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