With the walloping Republicans gave Democrats in the midterm elections, the GOP stands one Louisiana Senate runoff away from completely controlling Southern politics from the Carolinas to Texas.
Two Americans held by North Korea were on their way home Saturday after their release was secured through a secret mission by the top U.S. intelligence official to the reclusive Communist country.
A White House lunch aiming for cooperation boiled into a fresh dispute with newly empowered Republicans over immigration reform Friday.
The Veterans Affairs Department is considering disciplinary action against more than 1,000 employees.
Some special operations service members and veterans are unhappy that one of their own has taken credit publicly for killing Osama bin Laden.
White voters of all ages were less likely to back Democrats this year than in elections past.
New Zealand authorities made an embarrassing about-face on Friday when prosecutors dropped a murder-for-hire charge against AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd, saying there was not enough evidence to proceed.
Water bottles filled with vodka that go uninspected. Lunch boxes packed with drugs allowed to bypass X-ray machines. Razor blades and other objects waved on through, even when they set off metal detectors.
Would-be jihadi fighters are increasingly booking tickets on cruise ships to join extremists in battle zones in Syria and Iraq.
In a blunt post-election warning, House Speaker John Boehner cautioned President Barack Obama on Thursday against taking sweeping action on immigration.
One side was euphoric, the other dismayed.
S. Donald Stookey is no household name, but his best-known invention truly is: CorningWare.
FBI Director James Comey says an agent impersonated an Associated Press reporter during a 2007 criminal investigation.
One day after sweeping Republican election gains, President Barack Obama and Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell pledged to try to turn divided government into a force for good.
To Arnold Abbott, feeding the homeless in a public park in South Florida was an act of charity.
Chinese officials and businesspeople used a state trip by President Xi Jinping and other high-level visits to smuggle ivory out of Tanzania.
A 33-year-old man accused of murder in the slaying of his girlfriend in Washington state, posting photos of her body online, and writing that he wanted authorities to kill him has peacefully surrendered in Oregon.
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