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For now, relax and enjoy what will be a colorful, crisp fall season.
White House fence-jumper had 800 rounds of ammunition, two hatchets and a machete in his car.
State police: 3 Afghan Army officers missing from US base in custody at Canadian-US border.
Backing for gay marriage has dropped 5 points to 49% in polling by Pew.
Modernization and expansion plan comes during tenure of a president who campaigned for a “nuclear-free world.”
Plus: iPhone rollout: 10 million; tour bus crash probed; reporter quits on TV; bank linked to terror;
Historians and political experts say “anti-business” sentiment is unlikely to translate into votes for this fall’s congressional midterms.
New York City’s People’s Climate March drew more than 310,000 people this weekend, organizers said, tripling the original forecast.
The lack of communication between two Cabinet agencies adds to questions about a military surplus gear program under review.
Below-normal precipitation and normal or above-normal temperatures are forecast in the week ahead, the National Weather Service said.
The Secret Service is considering screening visitors at checkpoints before they enter the public areas in front of the White House.
PLUS: U.S gas prices fall; UAW pay changes to come; celebrities photos leak
U.S. Attorney David Hickton is ramping up a team — backed by the FBI — whose focus will be fighting crime in the medical industry.
As the leader of two American dioceses, Roman Catholic Bishop Blase Cupich has staked out a firm position in the middle of the road.
But in an increasingly common practice, assistants, consultants and other hospital employees are charging patients or their insurers hefty
Hospice agencies must subject themselves to government inspections at least once every three years under new legislation OK’d by Congress.
Democrats are being spurred by polls showing the party has regained some support lost in the Obama years.
PLUS: White House breach; wildfires ravage forests; injured firefighter dies.
The mammoth IPO offered eager investors seemingly unlimited growth potential and a way to tap into the burgeoning Chinese middle class.
Nik Wallenda is all about spectacle, a showman who crossed Niagara Falls and an Arizona gorge on a high wire.
The printer is among more than 5,000 pounds of cargo that is stuffed into a SpaceX Dragon capsule for a pre-dawn liftoff today.
The revisions are the latest change to a national food safety overhaul that was first signed into law in 2011.
President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden launched the “It’s On Us” initiative.
But U.S. District Judge Lewis Kaplan declined to accept Adel Abdel Bary’s plea.
Forget the national debt. The new budget threat is climate change.
PLUS: White House intruder; war on citrus scourge; ex-governor convicted; McDonnell wants new trial; autopsy reviewed.
Convicted felon shoots, kills his 6 grandchildren, daughter, himself in small Florida town
Discord is mounting between President Barack Obama and military leaders over a blanket presidential prohibition on ground combat.
Alabama’s two U.S. senators urged federal judge in their state to step down after he was charged with battery.
Sens. Bob Casey and Jay Rockefeller jointly offer bill to provide fair treatment to coal miners pursuing black lung benefit claims.
Flu vaccine season has arrived, and that means different shots for different folks.
Agents use body-worn cameras; VA to boost salaries; New York terror alert; Man charged in wildfire; Internet boosts economy
The House votes, 273-156, to authorize President Obama’s plan to train and arm moderate Syrian rebels in fight against the Islamic State.
Justice Department wants Congress’ help to improve prospects for successful criminal prosecutions of Wall Street executives.
The State Department says it has reformed its protection strategies for high-risk diplomatic posts in the wake of the attacks in Benghazi.
There is no national consensus on how to handle the highly polarizing and controversial practice of surrogacy.
Amazon’s Jeff Bezos is teaming with Boeing and Lockheed Martin in a bid to develop a U.S. alternative to Russian-made rocket engines.
The forum hosted by U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger is part of efforts to hear European ongoing concerns about U.S. surveillance programs.
The U.S. poverty rate dropped in 2013 for the first time in seven years, and child poverty rate fell for the first time in 13 years.
People whose fat has settled mostly around their waistlines are known to run a higher risk of obesity-related ailments.
Combined state and federal prison inmate ranks rose slightly because of more state incarcerations after a three-year decline.
The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration had sufficient information to identify the flaw as early as 2007.
PLUS: Fourth casino goes belly up; immigrants lose insurance; nuclear waste action; 20 years for gun battle; rail service restored
GM’s compensation chief confirms 19 wrongful death claims in faulty ignition switch cases are eligible for payments.
Medals of Honor given to two Vietnam-era soldiers, one posthumously. An act of Congress was needed to honor them both so belatedly.
Two liberal causes that have moved forward during President Barack Obama’s tenure are gay marriage and legalization of marijuana.
Plus: ’Net neutrality’ comments; 3 states pass on food aid; Georgia minority voting push; shooting range death
The Vermont senator could pose a challenge from the left to Hillary Clinton, seen as the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nod.
Washington, Idaho, Oregon and Hawaii recently participated in a pilot project to share data on student outcomes.
As income for the affluent has accelerated, it’s barely kept pace with inflation for most other people. That trend can mean a double-whammy.