The idea that a fence jumper made it so far into the White House raises serious questions about the competence of the Secret Service in what was supposed to be one of the most secure buildings in the world.
Prosecutors charge that 35 teachers and administrators, right to the top, inflated student test scores by erasing incorrect answers, telling children to change their answers, or coaching students on the answers in advance of the test.
Detroit's bankruptcy judge says he can't prevent homes from having their water shut off, if they can't pay their bills. Critics call the shutoffs a public-health crisis that disproportionately affects children, the poor, and the elderly.
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a law making California the first state to adopt an affirmative consent standard for sexual relations, which will apply to all colleges and universities that accept state funding.
President Obama's private dinner with new Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday might will be an opportunity for both Mr. Modi and Mr. Obama to address key issues to both countries. Here are five:
Carson’s a star on the conservative media circuit. At the Value Voters Summit in D.C. over the weekend, he finished second in the presidential straw poll to Sen. Ted Cruz (R) of Texas. But as a non-politician, Carson faces long odds against actually winning the nomination.
The Pulaski County Sheriff's Office says Little Rock police arrested 33-year-old Aaron Michael Lewis on Monday morning. Lewis was named in an arrest warrant Sunday on suspicion of kidnapping 49-year-old Beverly Carter.
In a race that was once a dead heat, Republican Joni Ernst has pulled ahead of Democrat Rep. Bruce Braley, even as Democrats in states like North Carolina prove less vulnerable than strategists once thought.
Investigators were interviewing the owner to determine what type of club The Spot is and why so many underage children were there, said police spokeswoman Frederica Burden, who noted that she had never heard of the venue despite having worked in the neighborhood for years.
Under a new California law, a college student who is drunk, drugged, unconscious, or asleep cannot grant consent to have sexual activity. The effort to stop sexual assaults on campus shifts discussion from what a "no" means, to when "yes means yes."