Republicans don't have the votes to pass a measure to rein in President Obama's moves to defer deportation of people in the US illegally – or to overcome a presidential veto, even if they did.
A federal judge has ordered Michigan to recognize more than 300 same-sex marriages conducted during the brief period when such marriages were legal there. Both sides of the contentious issue are urging the US Supreme Court finally to act.
Thursday’s protests, in which activists blocked traffic on Interstate 93 in the Boston area, forced an ambulance transporting a car-crash victim to detour.
Rep. Chris Van Hollen, the top Democrat on the House Budget Committee, commented on the Social Security system as part of his week-long push to carve out a more appealing Democratic economic platform.
It’s quite likely that Rand Paul, a possible presidential contender, would benefit if Mitt Romney runs. In fact, maybe the Kentucky senator should be encouraging Mitt to get the gang back together.
Two free-climbers achieved the seemingly impossible Wednesday, successfully scaling El Capitan's Dawn Wall in Yosemite National Park. Here's a look at five other achievements that were once considered impossible.