The White House on Monday waded into a controversy over revelations that the House's No. 3 Republican spoke to a white supremacist group 12 years ago.
Republicans are assuming full control of Congress for the first time in eight years in a day of pomp, circumstance and raw politics beneath the Capitol Dome.
His accusers brandish a confession scribbled inside a boat during an intensive manhunt and a video they say shows him placing a backpack with a bomb a few feet from a little boy who died when it exploded seconds later.
President Barack Obama this week will test whether he still has the sway to keep Washington focused on his own priorities, even as a new Republican-run Congress descends on the Capitol eager to take him on.
Sailor Gutzler, the 7-year-old girl who survived a plane crash, walked a mile through the cold, dark woods to safety and then helped authorities locate the wreckage and remains of her family, may not be done helping investigators.
Concealed weapons are part of everyday life in Idaho, and that's unlikely to change.
The city is hoping to hand over the investigation of a 12-year-old boy's fatal shooting by police to an outside agency.
New episodes in the nation's long-running political drama over health care are coming via your news feed in 2015.
The number of law enforcement officers killed by firearms jumped by 56 percent this year and included 15 ambush deaths.
A man who had posted an online video threatening to kill police and FBI agents tried to use his car to run down officers seeking to arrest him.
Long criticized as the party of old white men, Republicans are seeing a diverse group of people step up for possible contention in the 2016 presidential race.
The cost of being uninsured in America is going up significantly next year for millions of people.
A couple getting married near President Barack Obama's vacation spot in Hawaii learned the hard way that the big day rarely goes exactly as planned.
Bracing to do business with a Congress run solely by Republicans, President Barack Obama is serving notice he has no qualms about vetoing legislation he dislikes.
Two men opened fire on a police car patrolling a tough part of Los Angeles, but the two officers inside were not injured.
There were no fire alarms at first, no knocks on the door from the crew, just thick, acrid smoke filling cabins and waking passengers on the overnight ferry from Greece to Italy.
Bloated bodies and debris seen floating in Indonesian waters today painfully ended the mystery of AirAsia Flight 8501.
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