FBI agents told jurors in the Boston Marathon trial that nails, BBs, pressure cooker parts and other items similar to those used in two pressure-cooker bombs that exploded near the marathon's finish line were found in Dzokhar Tsarnaev's family apartment in Cambridge.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani thanked Congress on Wednesday for billions of American tax dollars and vowed his war-wracked country will be self-reliant within this decade. "We're not going to be the lazy Uncle Joe," he said.
A Pennsylvania police officer was charged Tuesday with criminal homicide after investigators concluded she shot an unarmed motorist in the back as he lay facedown after a traffic stop over an expired inspection sticker.
Promising to abolish the Internal Revenue Service is a good talking point for political candidates who are looking to fire up the Republicans' most conservative voters.
Responding to pressure from Congress and veterans groups, the Department of Veterans Affairs said Tuesday it is relaxing a rule that makes it hard for some veterans in rural areas to prove they live at least 40 miles from a VA health site.
Defense Secretary Ash Carter has gotten pushback from senior military leaders on whether the Pentagon should lift its ban on transgender people serving in the armed forces.
"Mad Men" star Jon Hamm recently completed treatment for alcohol addiction, his spokeswoman said.
A passenger jet carrying at 150 people crashed today in a remote area of the French Alps as it flew from Barcelona to Duesseldorf, authorities said.
The names, photos and addresses of 100 U.S. military members posted online by a group calling itself the Islamic State Hacking Division were not stolen from confidential government files, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Monday.
The number of uninsured U.S. residents fell by more than 11 million since President Barack Obama signed the health care overhaul five years ago, according to a pair of reports Tuesday from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
LONDON -- When Rohini Anand took over diversity programs at multinational catering company Sodexo in 2002, she had one goal: To prove that it pays for a company to have equal numbers of male and female managers.
Americans want lower taxes and more government spending both at once, although their support for spending more tax dollars on health care has dropped dramatically.
As she takes in the despair of her in-laws' one-room apartment in "A Streetcar Named Desire," Blanche Dubois exclaims: "Only Poe! Only Mr. Edgar Allan Poe could do it justice!" Years earlier, Tennessee Williams channeled Poe for an entire story.
Authorities say the machete-wielding man who was shot at New Orleans' international airport after trying to attack passengers and security agents was carrying explosives at the time.
State legislators around the country are pushing to make it much harder for the public to obtain police officer body camera videos, undermining their promise as a tool people can use to hold law enforcement accountable.
The Obama administration said Friday it is requiring companies that drill for oil and natural gas on federal lands to disclose chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing.
A key lawmaker raised questions about air travel security after a convicted felon and former member of a domestic terrorist organization was able to use an expedited airport security line.
The U.S. must release photographs showing abuse of detainees in Iraq and Afghanistan, a federal judge has ruled in a long-running clash over letting the world see potentially disturbing images of how the military treated prisoners.
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