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It was a victory for groups challenging similar restrictions in states across the United States.
The Obama administration declared guidelines to ensure that all public schools students have access to equivalent policies and facilities.
The harsh criticism came just hours after President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met at the White House.
Supreme Court, on 5-4 ideological split, blocked appeals court ruling that maintained Ohio’s seven days of early voting.
India’s new prime minister, once shunned by Washington, appeared before an enthusiastic crowd in a famed New York sports arena Sunday.
Conversely, the United States overestimated the ability of the Iraqi army to fight the militant groups, President Barack Obama said.
This comes about a week after Omar J. Gonzales, 42, was arrested and charged with unlawful entry into the White House complex.
The justices meet for the first time Monday to consider a thick pile of pending appeals.
Scan a product’s bar code with this smartphone app -- and up pops a record of campaign contributions made by the company.
Third-party candidates could play an important role in closely-contested races in some states.
Leading Republicans rebuked an unpopular President Barack Obama while skirting divisive social issues.
The first black attorney general could be leaving several things undone as he transitions out.
Allied airstrikes aim to knock out Islamic State oil installations in Syria, a key source of revenue for the extremist group.
An attorney general who will be remembered as controversial but who consistently forwarded the administration’s agenda.
About 70 percent of illegal families caught crossing border fail to report for later hearings, immigration agents say.
Secret GOP documents show donations and resulting access to governors.
Mr. Obama took credit for putting the United States on course to reduce its carbon emissions by 2020.
The president said the joint fight against ISIS is vital to the security of the United States, the Mideast and the world.
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.
Forget the national debt. The new budget threat is climate change.
The forum hosted by U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger is part of efforts to hear European ongoing concerns about U.S. surveillance programs.
The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration had sufficient information to identify the flaw as early as 2007.
The standards proposed would cut carbon emissions from power plants by 30 percent from 2005 levels and set individual goals for states.
The Vermont senator could pose a challenge from the left to Hillary Clinton, seen as the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nod.
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.
The hot-button issue Congress has debated for the last 18 months is increasingly becoming a hot potato.
Even the harshest administration critics among them, though, said the president is right to intervene.
Authorizing aid to moderate rebel groups in Syria would result in lawmakers being on record backing his strategy against the Islamic State.
Republican conservatives don’t want the blame for shutting down the federal government again as they tackle a must-pass spending bill.
President Barack Obama ordered the United States into a broad military campaign to "degrade and ultimately destroy" Islamic State militants.
President Barack Obama was to outline his plans tonight in a rare prime-time address to the nation.
A Homeland Security aide cited the Boston bombing response as Congress held a hearing to review local police militarization.
The vice chairman of the Central Military Commission delivered the warning on the last day of Susan Rice’s visit to China.
Tuesday was primary day for New York, Delaware, New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
Panelists at Duquesne University debated whether President Richard Nixon should have been pardoned and the timing of the pardon.
Lawmakers want to head home quickly for more politicking ahead of the midterm elections.
Tax inversions and overseas business reincorporations could be a winning political issue come November — for both Democrats and the GOP.
Hispanic lawmakers and immigration advocates harshly criticized President Barack Obama's decision to delay executive action.
The hearings come as gay marriage supporters have piled up legal victories in federal courts across the country this year.
Jurors returned guilty verdicts on 11 corruption charges in the first criminal conviction of an ex-governor in the commonwealth’s history.
A full-court rehearing on Obamacare subsidies may avoid a Supreme Court showdown.
The U.S. and Britain sought commitments to count the Islamic State and bolster their own defense capabilities before the Wales summit ends.
The judge’s injunction and ordering of more polling days is seen as a setback for Republican Gov. John Kasich.
It’s a separate inquiry from an ongoing federal civil rights investigation into the circumstances of Michael Brown’s death.
The question is whether 2014 is a ’wave“ election that will prove a bad year for Democrats.