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Calls for peace come from across the spectrum as details about the shooter emerge.
States show wide range of approaches to securing capitol buildings.
Columbia student Paul Nungesser for the first time addresses accusations of rape.
PLUS: Obama selects Yates; Florida officer killed; Gas prices still falling; Good news from Brokaw.
Officer Charles Kondek, 45, was gunned down in Tarpon Springs, about 30 miles northwest of Tampa, after responding to a call around 2 a.m.
Federal mine safety officials credit changes they've made since the Upper Big Branch disaster in April 2010.
The three-time world heavyweight champion, who is battling Parkinson's, is being treated by his team of doctors and is in stable condition.
A state legislative election proposal could have an indirect impact on congressional districts because they are drawn by state lawmakers.
Its modest achievements were overshadowed by partisan gridlock, investigations and sharp clashes capped by a government shutdown.
The company contends Mississippi’s Jim Hood was improperly influenced by Hollywood studios that are trying to crack down on pirated movies.
Plus: Anthrax report issued; Record auto recalls; Bus crash hurts dozens; Negative Ebola test; Obamas start vacation.
Trucks have become safer to drive than ever. So why are they involved in so many accidents?
Are attorneys general nationwide showing discretion, or abdication, when they refuse to uphold laws they deem unconstitutional?
The president spoke at his end-of-the-year press conference.
Sony Pictures Entertainment’s chief executive on Friday rebuked the president’s comment that the company made a “mistake.”
President Barack Obama on Friday cast the Keystone pipeline project as important to Canadian oil producers.
An inquiry into the CIA’s search of a Senate investigative panel’s computers will yield no disciplinary action.
An armed man walked up to two officers in a patrol car and opened fire, then ran into a subway station and committed suicide, police said.
President Barack will act as soon as next month to lift curbs on travel, commerce and financial activities with Cuba, despite congressional
The White House calls the Sony movie studios hacking “a serious national security matter.”
Homeland Security panel decries Secret Service “starved for leadership.’’
Mr. Obama’s recent spree of actions shows he’s using his executive powers “to the hilt” to create a new paradigm.
The state attorney general in Missouri has sued 13 St. Louis suburbs, saying they ignored a law limiting revenues derived from traffic
Phelps, 29, was sentenced to a year in prison, but the prison sentence is suspended. He must be on probation for a year and a half.
Plus: Feds sue over inmates; ex-governor loses appeal; Obama pardons 12; illness outbreak response; car plows into crowd; high power bills?
Investigators discovered firearms, narcotics and more than $52,000 in cash.
Three people were killed and more than 260 were injured when two bombs exploded near the finish line of the April 2013 marathon.
Incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pledged Wednesday to do all he can to stop President Barack Obama’s coal plant regulations
Key U.S. “intelligence asset” imprisoned in Cuba for nearly two decades was swapped for three Cuban spies.
At least 786 children died of abuse or neglect in the United States in a six-year span in plain view of child protection authorities.
The wealth gap between middle- and upper-income households has widened to the highest level on record.
Congress’ spending bill passage effectively ended federal ban on medical marijuana.
Plus: Recount affirms GOP win; actor admits sex abuse; Alcatraz escape study; Johns Hopkins snafu; death penalty dropped; rapper is
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday let stand a ruling requiring Arizona to issue driver’s licenses to young immigrants spared
BOSTON — Fourteen employees of a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy were charged Wednesday in connection with a fungal meningitis outbreak
Will the president's immigration action lead to gridlock -- or will it trigger piecemeal progress?
The hackers warned people to stay away from cinemas showing the film and darkly reminded moviegoers of the Sept. 11 attacks.
Obama administration officials had considered Alan Gross' imprisonment an impediment to improving relations with Cuba.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the decision on whether to allow this kind of drilling in New York was up to New York’s environmental commissioner.
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush said Tuesday that he is actively exploring a 2016 presidential run, shaking up the GOP field.
The case concerns unpaid wages from work during breaks and in other circumstances.
Florida is home to roughly 80 percent of the country's Cuban-American population.
Sony Pictures hackers threaten 9/11-style terror against theaters showing the studio’s new comedy, “The Interview.”
Plus: Apple wins suit; Mars rover finding; Obama pick confirmed; Alaska leasing ban.
Surveys done by the Pew Research Center show that three-quarters of Americans think the immigration system needs to undergo major changes.
Newtown school shooting victims’ kin have sued the manufacturer, distributor and seller of the Bushmaster AR-15 rifle.
The H-1B program: Is America shortchanging itself, or are we exploiting foreign-born students?
The Wallace Foundation invested more than $50 million into the Rand study to determine how well the summer enrichment programs work.
U.S. District Judge Arthur Schwab issued the opinion in a criminal case involving a Honduran man who re-entered the country illegally.
Amid racial tensions, police across the nation are changing procedures to curtail use of deadly force in a bid to ease public distrust and