A day after defending her decision to shut down the Boston area's mass transit due to historic snowfall, Beverly Scott resigned as the head of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. Aging equipment and more than 2 feet of snow left many Boston commuters stranded in recent weeks.
On a four-day trade mission to the United Kingdom, Wisconsin governor and likely Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker declined to answer a series of questions about foreign policy and evolution.
Witnesses and police say a long-standing parking dispute contributed to the killings of three Muslims in Chapel Hill North Carolina Tuesday. Craig Stephen Hicks has been charged with first-degree murder in the deaths of three students.
"i deleted some old jokes i made years ago that i no longer find funny or appropriate. #learning #maturing" tweeted a new technology aide to presidential hopeful Jeb Bush, of his recently-cleansed Twitter trail.
The outbreak has renewed a debate over the so-called anti-vaccination movement, in which fears about potential side effects of vaccines have led a small minority of parents to refuse to allow their children to be inoculated.
Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore sent an order to state probate judges Sunday night telling them to refuse to issue the marriage licenses to gay couples. U.S. District Judge Callie Granade on Jan. 23 ruled that the state's statutory and constitutional bans on gay marriage were unconstitutional