Cory Booker's campaign for the US Senate was bumpier than many expected, but he still holds a double-digit lead in the polls heading into Wednesday's election.
The US Supreme Court heard oral arguments Tuesday on whether Michigan's ban on affirmative action in college admissions violates the equal protection of minorities.
Rebecca Sedwick, 12, jumped to her death last month, and two girls are now arrested on aggravated stalking charges. Some analysts warn that criminalization of cyberbullying won't solve the problem.
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff canceled a state visit intended for later this month. With that, the Obama White House will almost certainly hold no state dinner this year.
The NSA snags contact information as it flows through telecommunications servers and other systems overseas, according to a Washington Post report. Not surprisingly, civil libertarians are unhappy with the new revelations.
Capt. William Swenson, an Afghanistan War vet awarded with the Medal of Honor Tuesday, has openly said he struggles with combat stress. President Obama lauded his courage on and off the battlefield.
House Speaker John Boehner has struggled to manage his tea party wing for years. But with the debt limit showdown, his ability – or failure – to find a solution could define his legacy.
The debt limit showdown appears to be coming down to the wire, but Wall Street has so far shown few signs of panic. But there are reasons for the wait-and-see attitude.
The Supreme Court said Tuesday it would take up six petitions seeking review of EPA actions regarding greenhouse gases. But it will not take up the agency's so-called endangerment finding.
Most voters don't blame Republican Ken Cuccinelli for the government shutdown. But among those who do, Cuccinelli takes a bigger hit than the Democrat. That's one reason he's losing.
Whole books have been devoted to Red Sox trivia, but by taking this 25-question quiz, you can quickly determine if you deserve “membership” in Red Sox Nation.
Four dry ice bombs were placed in areas of Los Angeles International Airport that are restricted to employees only. One bomb exploded Sunday evening, one bomb exploded Monday evening.
Talks about the government shutdown and debt limit have centered around the Senate recently, but any deal will have to pass a Republican-controlled House with a powerful tea party wing.
Glitches in the Obamacare website are well known, but some cyber experts are also raising red flags about the site's security. They point to a variety of concerns.
Amar Kaleka, the son of a slain Sikh temple president, plans to challenge US Rep. Paul Ryan in the 2014 congressional election. Paul Ryan's support has been slipping.
Nazih Abdul-Hamed al-Ruqai, known as Abu Anas al-Libi, was grabbed in a military raid in Libya on Oct. 5. He arrived in Manhattan Saturday to stand trial for his role in the 1998 embassy attacks.
Senate leaders said Monday that they were optimistic that they would reach a deal to end the government shutdown and raise the debt limit. But time is short, and the House is a wild card.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani was elected in June on a promise to change relations with the West. Diplomatic talks Tuesday about the Iran nuclear program will show how much has changed.
South Dakota cattle: A surprise blizzard killed at least 10,000 to 20,000 head of cattle, South Dakota officials say. Ranchers must navigate meltwater floods to dispose of the remains.
Gabrielle Giffords visited a New York gun show with her husband Mark Kelly. 'It's great to see government and licensed firearms dealers working together to solve a problem,' Kelly said.
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