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The White House last summer and fall considered, then decided against promulgating national rules to control explosive gas in oil trains.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton’s home-based email system may have been private, but it wasn’t necessarily secure.
A rare six-way kidney swap at San Francisco hospital is facilitated by an earlier kidney recipient’s organ-matching software program.
Plus: Arias spared death sentence; Supreme Court docket; news freedom victory; Exxon suit settled.
He oversaw a broad and sometimes unpopular financial overhaul of the archdiocese and played a prominent role in the city after 9/11.
Harrison Ford suffered moderate injuries and was taken to a hospital.
Defense attorney David Bruck objected to the extent of testimony Wednesday from three women who described their injuries in detail.
Elephant acts have been showcased by Ringling for more than a century and have often been featured in its posters.
McDonald’s to halt use of chickens treated with antibiotics and will offer milk from cows not treated with artificial growth hormones.
The retired Navy admiral stood across from Independence Hall to declare his candidacy.
Emergency responders are still assessing people, but any injuries appear to be minor, the Fire Department of New York said.
Plus: Lincoln Center gift; Gay-union ban fight; Muslim holy days; Jeb Bush’s plea to donors.
“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.