Four gay couples from southern Indiana sued the state on Friday, seeking to force it to recognize same-sex marriages from out of state and issue licenses to same-sex couples.
Two Libertarian candidates were tossed from Ohio’s primary ballot on Friday by Secretary of State Jon Husted in a ruling that sparked immediate plans for a legal challenge.
The State Senate on Friday approved giving local governments authority to keep out medical marijuana dispensaries until May 2015. The bill goes now to Gov. John Kitzhaber.
The F.B.I. has begun a criminal investigation into the Corrections Corporation of America, which ran a prison with a violent reputation that inmates said understaffing helped create.
A dispute over a classified C.I.A. report has led to a bitter fight between the agency and the Senate Intelligence Committee, with each side accusing the other of spying on it.
POLITICO Pro Report: Russia's gas company accuses Ukraine of not paying and wants to cut it off.
President Obama continued to keep abreast of developments in Ukraine and would most likely abandon his “recreational amenities,” should events become more volatile, a spokesman said.
China's exports in February tumbled 18.1 percent from a year earlier, official data on Saturday showed.
A man charged with sexually abusing 13 children through his wife's unlicensed child care business died at a hospital Friday night after an apparent suicide attempt in jail several hours earlier, his lawyer said.
A federal trial in Detroit drew unusual national attention for its focus on the lessons of social science research into family structure and child welfare.
Malaysia Airlines loses contact with a plane carrying 239 people, including three Americans.
The instructions, from the patrol’s chief, came after a series of fatal shootings by agents provoked outrage from human rights activists and the Mexican government.
Facing the recall of 1.6 million cars weeks into her tenure as chief executive, Mary T. Barra has taken the lead role in handling the crisis, starting an internal inquiry and ordering a rare public apology.
The magazine’s story claiming to have uncovered the founder of the digital currency drew a wave of attention, much of it negative.
With physical and virtual visits “off the charts,” libraries across the country are thinking up innovative ways to keep users happy.
Edward J. Snowden said that he initially told officials of his concerns about the National Security Agency’s surveillance operations, but that none “took any action.”
“He told me that if I ever said anything to her or anyone else about he and I, he would kill me,” an Army captain testified.
A search for a Mississippi minister’s 1964 sermon denouncing bigotry did not yield the original copy, but a scholar found that the message resonates deeply.
Rachel Canning's parents are alleging that the powerful attorney she's living with gave her alcohol.
The federal government on Friday released the U.S. Border Patrol's use-of-force policies while the agency's chief issued a directive that reiterates how personnel should respond to threats amid mounting criticism of excessive force and lack of transparency.