President Obama may have the Republican governor of Nevada on his shortlist to replace Antonin Scalia, the late US Supreme Court justice.
A US district judge ruled Friday that citizens only have a Constitutional right to record police if they are actively criticizing the government by doing so.
Massachusetts officials want to turn an island in the state's largest reservoir into a refuge for the critically endangered snakes, despite alarm from nearby residents.
Eleven members of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints were arrested Tuesday on charges of food stamp fraud and money laundering for a years-long scheme involving the illegal use of food stamps for the church's benefit.
The severe weather systems are affecting peoples throughout Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, and the Carolinas, and have already left at least three dead.
Three years after President Obama announced the development of 'clear guidelines, oversight, and accountability' regarding lethal drone strikes, a new report suggests his administration's policies remain obscured and unbalanced.
A photon-based propulsion system in development by scientists at the University of California, Santa Barbara could allow spacecraft to travel at millions of miles per hour.
Apple released a question and answer blog post Monday explaining its response to the United States government's order for the tech company to unlock an iPhone used by one of the shooters in last year's San Bernardino terror attack.
The wife of Bill Cosby will be forced to take the stand in a deposition Monday related to the civil defamation suit surrounding the comedian's denials of his alleged sex crimes.
The National Aeronautic and Space Agency's Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope project was announced to begin its development Wednesday. The new device is set to provide even more data about the universe than previous telescopes managed.
Pope Francis's remarks on issues such as contraception, immigration, and capital punishment this week are challenging some entrenched viewpoints among conservative Christians.
In the wake of a suicide bombing Wednesday in Turkey's capital that left 28 people dead, the country's officials vowed to retaliate against the Kurdish political and rebel groups they blame for the attack.
A new study of an ancient ice sheet shows that even as the Earth warmed, the amount of ice lost through its ice streams decreased, which could mean ice streams pose less of a threat to ocean level rise than was previously thought.
The creation of a no-fly zone in Syria to protect its civilians amid the ongoing civil war there was suggested by German Chancellor Angela Merkel Wednesday, but peace efforts and the creation of a safe haven could prove difficult in the Syrian conflict.
United Airlines maintenance workers could be on the path to a strike after rejecting the airline's contract offer. But the mechanics could face roadblocks from federal labor management officials or the president before walking out.
An agreement signed Tuesday means commercial flights between the US and Cuba will soon fly for the first time since the 1960s.
A new report shows that environmental regulators in Ohio failed to release warnings of elevated lead levels in drinking water in a timely manner, and the mishandling of the system has the state's EPA and lawmakers calling for new policies to protect residents.
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