The Ohio House passed collective-bargaining legislation on Wednesday, and the bill heads back to the Senate for another vote. Gov. John Kasich promises to sign the bill into law.
The Federal Aviation Administration is revamping tower procedures after an air traffic controller nodded off, forcing two pilots to land on their own at night. Controller fatigue is a concern.
The US secretary of Transportation has asked airports to consider adding a second air-traffic controller to their overnight shifts. But one key congressman says that would be a waste of money.
Could a national dish have fueled the victory against the Moors in northern Spain?
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker wants state workers to pay more for their pensions and health care, while taking away their unions' collective bargaining power. The governor says he has no choice in order to trim a $3.6 billion deficit. But state workers are livid.
Golden State Warriors' Monta Ellis (r.) hands out boxes of food and sundries to needy families in Oakland, Calif., on Dec. 16. Mr. Ellis and teammate Stephen Curry are joining with international hunger relief organization Feed The Children to provide 800 local families with boxes of food and personal care items.
High winds and subzero air temperatures have caused waves to crash and freeze onto the Cleveland Harbor West Pierhead Lighthouse near Cleveland on Dec. 14.
Shiite women take part in a reenactment of the battle of Kerbala during an Ashura procession in Istanbul. Thousands of Shiite Muslims gathered in Istanbul's Halkali district to commemorate the Ashura religious festival, the day when Imam Hussein, one of the prophet Mohammad's grandsons, was killed during a battle in AD 680 in Kerbala, a city in modern-day Iraq.
When people are passionate about the place they live, the local economy blossoms, according to a Gallup survey of 26 US cities.