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House and Senate members are still negotiating on the version of House Bill 1926 they will send to the governor.
The secluded Texas ranch where followers of imprisoned polygamist Warren Jeffs lived in near isolation was seized by state agents on Thursday, nearly six years after FBI agents raided the property and removed hundreds of children amid child sex abuse allegations.
Eight million people have signed up for health care through new insurance exchanges and the proportion of younger applicants has increased, President Barack Obama said Thursday.
Eight million people have signed up for health care through new insurance exchanges, President Barack Obama said Thursday, besting expectations and offering new hope to Democrats who are defending the law ahead of the midterm elections.
The Justice Department says Lowe's Home Centers has agreed to pay $500,000 to settle violations of federal rules that require contractors to minimize lead dust from home renovations.
The government says a former BP employee who was a coordinator during the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has settled federal charges of using confidential information on the seriousness of the spill to profit illegally from trading in BP stock.
Adultery isn't just a crime in the eyes of your spouse. In 21 states, cheating in a marriage is against the law, punishable by a fine or even jail time.
Debbie Vincent, 52, an animal rights activist, was found guilty of being involved in a conspiracy to blackmail a major animal testing company A former soldier who underwent a sex change has been jailed for six years for her part in a conspiracy to blackmail an animal testing company through a campaign of terror which involved the use of improvised ... (more)
This Feb. 9, 2013 file surveillance photo provided by the FBI shows 73-year-old Walter Unbehaun, an ex-convict from Rock Hill., S.C., during a bank robbery in Niles, Ill.
Two more people were charged in the kidnapping of a North Carolina prosecutor's father, bringing the number to at least eight people who authorities say were involved in the elaborate plot.
Gov. Deval Patrick is leaning against any further court action on the state's bid to ban the powerful new painkiller Zohydro in Massachusetts.
Americans increasingly think Democrats have a better plan for healthcare than Republicans, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll conducted after the White House announced that more people than expected had signed up for the "Obamacare" health plan.
Attorneys for a convicted killer of three members of a Corpus Christi family say they'll ask the U.S. Supreme Court to delay his scheduled execution in Huntsville.
The New York Police Department said Tuesday it has disbanded a special unit whose efforts to try to detect terror threats in Muslim communities through secret surveillance sparked outrage.
Authorities announced Tuesday that the skeletal remains found inside a car last September belonged to two teens who had been missing for 40 years and that they had died in a car crash.
GPS technology helped police link two convicted sex offenders to the rapes and killings of at least four women in California, but the mother of one victim said Tuesday that the monitoring system should have done more to prevent the crimes in the first place.