The number rose sharply after Donald Trump criticized civil rights icon John Lewis via Twitter on Saturday.
Putin described a dossier on Trump as part of efforts by Obama's administration to "undermine the legitimacy of the president-elect."
The world's biggest retailer is planning $6.8 billion in capital investments in the U.S. in the coming fiscal year.
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Some states, cities and towns package the public holiday as a broader celebration of both Rev. King and Confederate leaders.
The renowned rockabilly and western swing musician owed his long career to a fateful coin toss in 1959.
Pastors of mixed flocks are striving to balance appeals to unity with uncompromising calls for justice.
William Perry, who served under Bill Clinton, worries that the use of nuclear weapons is more likely now than during the Cold War.
Microsoft founder Bill Gates is the richest individual with a net worth of $75 billion.
The episode was seen as highlighting the challenges the president-elect faces with minorities as he prepares to take office Friday.
Noor Salman was taken into custody Monday in the San Francisco area and is facing charges in Florida including obstruction of justice.
Organizers are expecting average turnout for the inauguration ceremony but bracing for large numbers for a demonstration the next day.
The Supreme Court is set to consider whether a law barring disparaging trademarks violates free-speech rights.
Earlier this month, the man known on the wrestling circuit for his dives was found not competent to stand trial in a 1983 death.
By then, people as far away as the United Kingdom had seen the footage of Appalachian girl Katelyn Nicole Davis.
The party’s leaders faced crowds ranging in size from dozens to thousands of people, urging them to protest the push for repeal.
Much of the region remained under an ice storm warning on the eve of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.
There were 27,875 deaths in the first three quarters of last year, compared to 25,808 deaths in the same period in 2015.
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The president-elect declined to reveal specifics in the telephone interview late Saturday with The Washington Post.
Despite the president’s personal achievement, the struggles for 38 million other people continues.
Michigan billionaire Betsy DeVos, the nominee for education secretary, has spent millions to support charters and school choice.
Jeff Jeans said that he only got health insurance because of Obamacare and wonders why Congress would repeal it without any new plan in
The rocket placed into orbit a group of Iridium Communications satellites that are more powerful than the original ones nearly 20 years
Broadway star Jennifer Holliday became the latest high-profile entertainer to back out as a performer in this week’s inauguration of Donald
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus is calling it quits with the last show May 21 in Long Island, New York.
Kansas City, the site of Sunday’s Steelers playoff game, could get hit twice by ice.
SpaceX has launched a Falcon 9 rocket for the first time since a fireball engulfed a similar rocket on a Florida launch pad more than four
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By a vote of 227-198, the House approved a budget blueprint that allows Republicans to obliterate major provisions of the health care law.
The dispute erupted Friday after a top House Republican demanded to question the director of the independent Office of Government Ethics.
The vote was one of the final legislative hurdles for Gen. James Mattis, 66, to serve as President-elect Donald Trump’s Pentagon chief.
Many are anxious over attacks targeting Jews and others, but some welcome his stance on Israel and cite Trump’s Jewish family ties.
Takata will pay $1 billion in fines and restitution.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch announced detailed steps the city had committed to take to remedy the problems.
The action reaffirmed the agency’s earlier finding that no major changes are necessary in greenhouse gas standards for cars and some trucks.
The National Weather Service issued ice storm warnings from the Oklahoma and Texas panhandles into southern Illinois.
Many Facebook users took to another social media platform — Twitter — to vent their frustrations.
Trump today derided Hillary Clinton’s supporters' criticism of how the FBI handled an investigation into her emails.
Trump accused his political opponents, "both Democrats and Republicans," for putting together a dossier of unverified claims
Awarding the medal “with distinction,” the president called the vice president “my brother” in a tearful goodbye in the White House.
Three of the nine children survived, according to their father. Officials are investigating what caused the blaze.
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The Environmental Protection Agency issued a “notice of violation” to the company that covers about 104,000 vehicles.
The announcement was seen as reflecting how far the former New York mayor had fallen in the Trump universe.
Democrats have the FBI director’s handling of the inquiry into Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server in part for her loss.
The House plans to vote as early as today on a budget resolution that would set the repeal effort in motion.
Baltimore came under Justice Department scrutiny after a black man, Freddie Gray, 25, died of injuries he sustained while in police custody.
Retired Gen. James Mattis prevailed in a Senate vote granting him an exemption to act as defense secretary as a recently retired officer.
College graduates earned 56 percent more than high school grads in 2015, according to data compiled by the Economic Policy Institute.