For the third straight year, millions of Social Security recipients, disabled veterans and federal retirees can expect historically small increases in their benefits come January.
The Secret Service is charged with watching the president's back, but who's watching his wallet?
Syrian activists say the Islamic State militant group has captured some MiG fighter jets and is test-flying the warplanes in Syria with the help of former Iraqi air force pilots.
Facing renewed criticism about the U.S. response to Ebola, President Barack Obama is conceding that it may make sense to have a single person lead the administration's effort.
University of Minnesota officials are knocking down a tweet claiming its researchers say Ebola is airborne.
No holiday screams pop culture controversy quite like Halloween.
Hunter Biden, the youngest son of Vice President Joe Biden, has been kicked out of the military.
An Alabama Baptist minister who confessed to having sex with married church members and neglecting to tell them he had AIDS was temporarily banned Thursday from acting as pastor.
Despite years of diplomacy and a CIA operation to vet and train moderate rebels, the U.S. finds itself without a credible partner on the ground in Syria.
A 6-foot-4-inch cow owned by an Illinois woman was recently dubbed the world's tallest.
Both suspects in the 2012 stabbing death and dismemberment of a Bourbon Street strip club dancer are now in Louisiana.
It's less punchy than previous nicknames for U.S. conflicts in the Middle East --remember Operation Desert Storm?
A 10-year-old boy charged with fatally beating a 90-year-old woman remained in adult prison Wednesday after his lawyer withdrew a request for bail, saying his family isn't ready to have him released into their custody.
Individual Americans, rich or not, donated generously in response to many recent international disasters.
How come nurses wearing protective gear can catch Ebola from a patient?
Police have cited a 21-year-old man they say entered a St. Paul home drunk and dressed as a Santa Claus zombie.
It took two tries, but when it was over one of the "Real Housewives of New Jersey" stars already headed to federal prison for bankruptcy fraud pleaded guilty Wednesday in an unrelated state case involving a bogus driver's license.
Next year HBO is cutting the cord and selling its popular streaming video service HBO Go as a stand-alone product.
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