A new CNN/ORC poll shows Donald Trump gaining ground against Hillary Clinton. In many respects, the poll says more about Mrs. Clinton than Mr. Trump.
A top admiral says that if women can pass the six-month training, they should be allowed to serve as SEALs.
Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton has come out against Shell’s exploratory drilling for oil and gas in the Arctic, putting her at odds with the Obama administration on the issue.
Louis Stokes was Ohio’s first black member of Congress. He served for 15 years.
Both men killed in skydiving accidents this week were highly experienced jumpers.
A gas company worker who arrived to fix a leak just moments after the Motel 6 was evacuated was critically injured in the explosion. It does not appear that any guests were injured in the blast.
Chelsea Manning who was facing a maximum punishment of indefinite solitary confinement for violating prison rules, received three weeks of recreational restrictions at prison.
Detroit joins the nearly 40 police departments in Michigan alone that either have body cameras or are looking into using them.
Scott Walker's health-care plan would eliminate all Obamacare’s sources of revenue, without specifying what would replace them. GOP rivals say it's another entitlement the US can't afford.
In our political system, the parties do not control party labels. Anyone can be a candidate for nomination under a given party and any candidate can, à la Trump, hold out the possibility of running as an independent.
George Zimmerman is raising money for himself and the owner of a 'Muslim-free' gun shop by raffling off an original painting of the Confederate flag.
Advocates hailed the appointment of the first openly transgender official to serve at the White House as an important step toward gender equality.
Texas' lieutenant governor has called for an inquiry into the problem of suicide in county jails, following the controversial death of Sandra Bland last month.