The FBI has a civilian air force of scores of low-flying planes over U.S. cities to conduct both video surveillance and cell phone tracking.
A mainly closed-door White House meeting is seeking vendors for antibiotic-free meat and poultry to serve in government cafes it manages.
Plus: Boston Marathon bombing; police shootings; California drought; and campaign financing.
The USA Freedom Act, which was previously passed by the House, was sent to President Barack Obama, who quickly signed it.
The Supreme Court on Monday decided cases involving online comments perceived as threats and regarding religious discrimination against job
News reports have said that undercover security agents had penetrated airport security on 67 occasions.
A Google project leader tells the Intelligent Transportation Society of America’s convention in Pittsburgh such vehicles are not far away.
Senate action to end debate and move to a vote on the House-passed revision to the Patriot Act surveillance measures.
PSU says releasing the discipline to fraternity members who posted nude photos of female students would violate federal privacy law.
Plus: Intern brings gun to work; synagogue’s future at stake; executive quits amid probe; and report says race a role in stops.
Overall, trial investigators plan to sequence the DNA of about 3,000 patients nationwide during the full course of the trial.
A Brookings Institution scholar says “most people would be shocked” if they knew the type of information political campaigns had on them.
GOP Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky stood in the way of extending the fiercely contested program in an extraordinary Sunday Senate session.
In such places as Houston, where cleanup efforts are underway, damage estimates top $45 million.
The payments are far greater than previously estimated and occurred between February 1962 and January 2015.
When over 300 crowded into a community center to hear Sen. Bernie Sanders, cell phones of Democratic leaders statewide began to buzz.
Plus: NBC, Williams negotiating, Budget deal collapses, Schieffer says goodbye
The South Carolina senator entered the race a year after his political career appeared briefly to be on the ropes.
Mr. Kerry’s injury is “not life threatening, and he is expected to make a full recovery,” a State Department spokesman said in a statement.
Radiation therapy to the whole brain did not improve survival, and it harmed memory, speech and thinking skills, doctors found.
The former regional VA director was under fire for his management of the Legionnaires’ outbreak.
Failure to pass legislation would mean new barriers for the government in domestic national security investigations.
The former Maryland governor faces long odds in his quest for the nomination against Hillary Clinton.
The truck proposals could cut millions of tons of carbon dioxide pollution while saving millions of barrels of oil.
Republican contenders have already secured hundreds of millions of dollars in commitments from a stable of billionaires.
Plus flooding in Texas; Egg costs soar; Appeal in Cleveland; and more.
This once-thriving West Virginia town, just over the Pa. border, is the poorest in the state. Ravaged by heroin, it's a town without hope.
The Obama administration’s latest plan on ethanol, the corn-based renewable fuel, probably will not have a major effect on pump prices.
Mr. Biden, 46, a former Delaware attorney general, was reported to be undergoing treatment at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.
Federal prosecutors on Thursday announced the indictment of former House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert.
The FBI is telling crime labs that forensic data for thousands of cases may have errors related to DNA.
This summer, New York City is putting up warning signs at all public pools prohibiting prolonged breath-holding.
Former Baltimore Mayor and Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley is expected to announce his Democratic presidential nomination campaign today.
President Barack Obama warned that U.S. intelligence agencies could be left in the dark.
It was part of a stepped-up effort to undermine criticism of the organization that has emerged since his wife announced her candidacy.
Plus: skin problems and tattoos; anthrax probe; floods kill at least 24; federal probe dropped in hanging; autism case; gay marriage
A magistrate released Siyuan Zhao on a $25,000 bond on GPS monitoring and ordered that he be sent to Pittsburgh to face trial.
The National Weather Service was issuing a flash-flood watch Thursday for parts of Texas already reeling from torrential rains.
Baltimore has had 38 homicides so far this month, its deadliest in 15 years.
He was indicted Thursday on federal charges he violated banking laws to pay $3.5 million to an unidentified person to mask “misconduct.”
It was an important step toward the president’s goal of improving relations between the two longtime adversaries.
Plus: Anthrax mishap; HIV treatment; narrowing the “digital divide;” subway advertising; air-traffic facility fire
Pataki, who served three terms as governor from 1995 to 2006, has flirted with running for U.S. Senate or the presidency in past years.
Washington state has declared a drought emergency as Nevada, parts of Oregon and other Western states also deal with a lack of water.
The Pentagon said there was no known suspected infection or risk to the public.
The Cornhusker State became the first conservative state since 1973 to abolish the death penalty.
The death toll continues to rise as authorities struggle to recover from punishing rains that unleashed floods throughout the state.
Plus: Theater gunman’s writings; IS sympathizers threaten airlines; financial vulnerability; Clinton emails.
Holiday weekend storms in Texas and Oklahoma killed 14 people, with at least 13 still missing.
As suicide rates of black children under 11 soar nationwide, city experts urge caregivers to ask children about suicide.