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“It is time for Ferguson’s leaders to take immediate, wholesale and structural corrective action,” Attorney General Eric Holder said.
The trial that begins today is expected to be one of the most closely watched terror cases in years.
Pittsburgher Jennifer Saffron returns to the heart of the civil rights movement to reconnect with Selma and recount her experiences.
It was the first of many possible veto showdowns possible in Mr. Obama’s final term.
The suburb’s police department commanded national attention after one of its officers shot and killed an unarmed black man last summer.
Plus: Boston jury selected; Clinton email controversy; reversal in Alabama; and more.
The seemingly ageless “Cuban Comet” helped clear the way for generations of minority ballplayers
The speech before a joint meeting of Congress gave the Israeli prime minister a rare platform for confronting President Obama.
The outcome averted a partial agency shutdown that would have begun Friday. It was a major victory for Mr. Obama and the Democrats.
The ex-secretary of state may have violated federal requirements that officials’ correspondence be retained as part of the agency’s record.
They are concerned about a GOP-Obama rift on the Israeli prime minister’s speech to Congress today.
Money is tight as strike pay from the United Steelworkers union is a fraction of normal wages.
Former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania is among the speakers slated for the April event.
David Petraeus is a retired four-star general, who won renown in Iraq and Afghanistan, before going on to briefly lead the CIA.
He ruled that a since-revoked requirement for judges to live at Guantanamo until a trial is over appeared to be unlawful influence.
The justices raised tough questions Monday in a case crucial for political operators and reformers in Arizona, California and beyond.
Plus: 8 Amish resentenced; Nebraska same-sex ruling; Tamir Rice lawsuit; and more.
Federal Judge Joseph Bataillon called the state's ban an “unabashedly gender-specific infringement of the equal rights of its citizens.”
The Supreme Court is being asked to let raw politics play an even bigger role in the drawing of congressional district boundaries.
But the House leaders also promised to continue trying to use funding of the Department of Homeland Security.
The president plans a speech Saturday from the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala., the site of one of the movement’s stirring moments.
The Justice Department has nearly completed a highly critical report of the police in Ferguson, Mo.
The surprising decision came just a few months after Republicans gained control of the Senate.
Plus: Walker changes course; N.C. nightclub shooting; Ebola nurse plans suit; Homeless man shot.
At least six states where GOP leaders refused to set up state marketplaces considering steps to preserve the subsidies paid to residents.
PLUS: Hyundai recalls Elantra cars; protests in Wisconsin; Warren Buffett’s letter to shareholders
Republican leaders face different challenges as they try to produce responsible governance after Republicans won control of Congress.
The candidates are making their cases to rich donors whose wealth was fully unleashed by the Supreme Court’s 2010 Citizens United decision.
In the past, both sides have joined together to oppose U.S. environmental rules that they say hurt Big Coal.
“On the occasion corresponding to this four years ago all thoughts were anxiously directed to an impending civil war.”
He altered Catholic higher ed, held sway with world leaders, and strengthened the moral authority of civil rights and anti-war movements.
Passage of a one-week congressional extension of Homeland Security Department funding has averted an agency shutdown with hours to spare.
The tense House meltdown underscores how Congress has lost the ability to perform its most basic functions, no matter who’s in charge.
Party leaders said they had to shift the chamber’s focus to debate funding the Department of Homeland Security.
Plus: Republicans open up; bill splits West Virginia; conservative economist; and more.
The House of Representatives voted 357-60 for the measure with support from Democrats, following Senate passage by a voice vote.
The data breach involved current and former Uber drivers, and the company has notified attorneys general in states where those drivers live.
Rate of 2.2 percent in the October-Dec. quarter marked a major slowdown from the third quarter, which saw the strongest growth in 11 years.
House Republicans agreed to vote on short-term funding for the Department of Homeland Security.
Vandals cutting a fiber-optic cable that took out Internet service, landlines, cellphones, computers, ATMs and 911 systems across Arizona.
The victims’ bodies were found in four different homes in Tyrone, in Texas County, about 40 miles from the Arkansas border.
It was difficult for GOP presidential hopefuls to determine which arch-enemy to target at the Conservative Political Action Conference.
Mr. Nimoy’s wife, Susan Bay Nimoy, said the cause of death was end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Two new meningitis vaccines should be used just for rare outbreaks, a federal panel recommends.
Cdiff bacterial deaths have more than doubled since 2007, and more than 80 percent of the deaths are among people 65 and older.
Plus: Amazon hires Carney; Facebook gender options; D.C. pot controversy; Scruggs to move on; Tyson to be honored; Mo. official kills self
Earlier Friday, House Speaker John Boehner was unable to corral enough votes among his Republican majority to pass a short-term bill.
The Federal Communications Commission, in a 3-2 vote, will regulate broadband Internet under public utility laws, favoring “net neutrality.
U.S.-Israel rift grows over Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to Congress next week against any nuclear deal with Iran.
Air Force Gen. Philip Breedlove said Putin’s success in destabilizing Ukraine would spur him to raise similar conflicts elsewhere.