1 min ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal
The governors of Texas and South Dakota visited Connecticut on Monday to court gun manufacturers that have threatened to leave since the state passed tough new gun-control laws this year in response to the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
4 hrs ago | KLKN
New airborne laser scanning data has uncovered a network of roadways and canals, illustrating an entire bustling ancient city linking Cambodia's famed Angkor Wat temples complex.
6 hrs ago | Seattle Times
Chicago's next U.S. attorney faces a dilemma sprung from the twin evils bedeviling America's third-largest city.
8 hrs ago | NBC29
The Republican Party's hope of running stronger presidential races by revamping immigration is about to hit a big hurdle: House Republicans.
10 hrs ago | Detroit News
A woman who was sentenced to death at age 16 after she confessed to her part in the torture and murder of a 78-year-old bible studies teacher has been released from an Indiana prison after spending a quarter century behind bars.
11 hrs ago | Star Tribune
Federal agents revived the hunt for the remains of Teamsters leader Jimmy Hoffa on Monday as they searched a field in suburban Detroit.
11 hrs ago | KEPR CBS 19
The Supreme Court ruled Monday that deals between pharmaceutical corporations and their generic drug competitors, which government officials say keep cheaper forms of medicine off the market, can be sometimes be illegal and therefore challenged by federal officials in court.
13 hrs ago | CBS Local
The Supreme Court says states cannot require would-be voters to prove they are U.S. citizens before using a federal registration system designed to make signing up easier.
Major U.S. stock markets were climbing in early morning trading Monday as investors cheered a better-than-expected report on New York manufacturing and anticipated more details about the Federal Reserve's policy plans for the future.
The dollar recovered a little ground against the yen Monday, while most other major currencies were becalmed, in a quiet trading session ahead of the much-anticipated Federal Reserve meeting on Wednesday.
15 hrs ago | WTVR Richmond
President Barack Obama's approval rating dropped eight percentage points over the past month, to 45 percent, the president's lowest rating in more than a year and a half, according to a new national poll.
The problem is not that evangelicals' political participation is declining. It's that the gap between what they believe and what everyone else does is growing wider
Despite worries that their focus on abortion and gay marriage is a liability for Republicans, they're as well-organized, vigilant, and powerful as ever.
Ever since Republicans got clobbered in the last election, some have suggested they dial back some of their hard stances in the culture war. The College Republicans, for example, commissioned a study that concluded that young voters see the party as fusty and old-fashioned, and urged it to get with the times on issues such as gay marriage.
There's a popular calculus attached to public-sector employment. It holds that state or local public employees, like police officers and teachers, exchange job security for money; they may make less than private-sector workers, but they're less likely to lose their jobs.
The culture of secrecy in Washington has become absurd.
An odd thing is happening in the world's self-declared pinnacle of democracy. No one -- except a handful of elected officials and an army of contractors -- is allowed to know how America's surveillance leviathan works.
Internal Revenue Service employees in Ohio, who singled out conservative groups applying for tax-exempt status for extra scrutiny, likely did not consider the political implications, an IRS official in Washington has told congressional investigators.
The US First Lady Michelle Obama has arrived in Dublin, with her two daughters, for a visit to Trinity College.
Malia and Sasha Obama will accompany the First Lady to the Gaiety Theatre later on Monday. Earlier, Mrs Obama addressed the Waterfront Hall in Belfast, as part of the US president's visit.
The Obama administration has announced it is sending lethal aid to Syria -- but won't say exactly what.
Same-sex couple Ariel Owens and his spouse Joseph Barham walk arm in arm after they were married at San Francisco City Hall June 17, 2008 in San Francisco, California.