Attorneys in death penalty case say they're concerned about the quality of the lethal drugs and whether they would bring 'gratuitous and unnecessary pain.'
Rowan County clerk Kim Davis has sued Gov. Steve Beshear for instructing county clerks to comply with US Supreme Court ruling legalizing same-sex marriage. The governor is firing back.
An inspector general report from the Department of Homeland Security found that the Secret Service violated privacy law in order to embarrass Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R), who led an investigation into an agency scandal last March.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is monitoring hurricane Joaquin and preparing for a landfall.
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin postponed at the last minute Wednesday the execution of convicted murderer Richard Glossip, after prison officials said one of the drugs for the lethal injection didn't match state guidelines.
The stopgap spending bill passed Wednesday buys Congress and President Obama nearly two months to hash out a longer term budget deal.
Antonio Ramos, an artist working on a mural intended to bring a positive message to West Oakland, was killed following an argument on Tuesday.
A South Carolina police officer was fatally shot Wednesday morning after chasing a suspect in a residential mall.
The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit said that paying for college and its associated costs is legally sufficient. Is this the endgame for college athletes pursuing compensation for the use of their likenesses?
Animals rescuers and local police found the dogs, including seven puppies, in a home in Huntersville, N.C.
Secretary of Education Arne Duncan shared his vision for ending the school-to-prison pipeline, saying students deserve schools that 'help them out,' not 'push them out.'