Texas Sen. John Cronyn expects the House of Representatives to pass a 'skinnied down' emergency funding bill this week to help solve the influx of child immigrants from Central America.
The Washington lieutenant governor and Oregon governor have declared states of emergency. Congress is beginning to mull legislation that could help deal with wildfires.
In closing arguments, prosecutors said Azamat Tazhayakov, friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect, helped hide incriminating evidence. Defense attorneys say he’s just a 'friend of a kid who committed a heinous act.'
In the audit, 18 applications were filed by employees of the Government Accountability Office, and 11 went through. That comes on the heels of two conflicting court rulings about the Obamacare subsidies Tuesday.
Azamat Tazhayakov was accused of helping to remove a number of incriminating items from the dorm room of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Mr. Tazhayakov could face up to 25 years in prison.
Sinkhole in Florida: A 120-foot-wide sinkhole opened up in a Tampa suburb Saturday, forcing evacuations in an area of Florida known as 'Sinkhole Alley.' Florida, much of which sits atop limestone beds, is prone to the cave-ins.
More than 100 homes were lost in one Washington State wildfire. Across much of the West – especially the Pacific Northwest – this year’s fire season is worse than usual.
Following a two-year investigation, two former Utah attorneys general were arrested Tuesday and charged with multiple corruption-related felonies, including bribery and obstruction of justice.
A California partition plan backed by a Silicon Valley tycoon will be on the 2016 ballot, the group Six Californias says, but it faces an uphill battle for voter support and against criticism it's unrealistic and a waste of time.
Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, held by the Afghan Taliban for five years, returned to active duty Monday, 1-1/2 months after his controversial release. A big unanswered question now is whether he will yet face desertion charges.
Amazon is aiming to use drones to deliver packages to customers in 30 minutes or less. Currently, the FAA has a ban on the commercial use of unmanned aerial vehicles.
The forecast in Washington State is for hot and dry weather through Tuesday. Meanwhile, officials step up patrols and public education, as firefighters struggle to contain five wildfires.
The trial of Azamat Tazhayakov, charged with obstruction of justice in the Boston Marathon bombing case, is shedding new light on the mind-set of Dzhokar Tsarnaev, the surviving alleged bomber.
Bryan Stow, a San Francisco Giants fan, was beaten by two men while leaving the opening day game in 2011 in Los Angeles. On Wednesday, a California jury found the Dodgers partially responsible.
The Confederate flag has been in the school's Lee Chapel since 1930. In announcing the change, the Washington and Lee president also discussed Gen. Robert E. Lee, one of the school's namesakes.
Azamat Tazhayakov is now on trial for allegedly conspiring to dispose of a backpack belonging to the Boston Marathon bombing suspect and for obstructing justice. His trial isn't the main act, but it has its own significance, analysts say.