The Center for Economic and Policy Research released a report that says the USA lags behind the richest countries in paid annual vacation and holidays.
Rep. Jo Bonner says he will leave Congress effective in August in order to take a senior position at the University of Alabama.
Julian Zapata Espinoza pled guilty Thursday to the 2011 killing of a U.S. immigration agent and the attempted murder of another.
Rep. Scott DesJarlais, a licensed physician, was reprimanded and fined by the Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners for having sex with patients before he was elected to Congress, according to documents released Thursday.
A massive tornado was carving its way through town. There was no time to hesitate.
The Republican leaders of the House of Representatives are pledging to act to fix the nation's immigration system but making clear that they will not simply accept legislation passed by the Senate.
The Obama administration wants another round. But the House Armed Services readiness subcommittee passed a bill Thursday to block any base closings in the U.S. Republican Robert Wittman of Virginia is the subcommittee chairman.
On the day of Anthony Weiner's first official campaign stop, the governor of New York offered a scathing evaluation of the disgraced former congressman's bid for mayor.
Anthony Weiner began his campaign for New York City mayor in earnest on Thursday, shaking hands with voters in Harlem and doing a radio interview to make his case for a political comeback.
An Oklahoma City-based travel store chain is donating $3 million to disaster relief funds after deadly tornados ripped through parts of Oklahoma.
At the center of a political storm, an Internal Revenue Service supervisor whose agents targeted conservative groups swore Wednesday she did nothing wrong, broke no laws and never lied to Congress.
President Barack Obama on Wednesday threatened to veto legislation by House Republicans that would avert a doubling of student loan interest rates on July 1 but allow them to vary with the markets going forward.
The Chicago board of education voted Wednesday to close 50 schools and programs, an ambitious plan that has sparked protests and lawsuits and could help define - for better or worse - Mayor Rahm Emanuel's term in office.
House Republicans pushed through a bill Wednesday to bypass the president to speed approval of the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada to Texas.
The ambitious proposal that sparked protests and lawsuits could help define - for better or worse - Mayor Rahm Emanuel's term in office.
When a small anti-abortion group in Iowa sought nonprofit status, the Internal Revenue Service asked its board to promise not to organize protests outside Planned Parenthood and demanded to know how its prayer meetings and protest signs were educational.
Washington became the fifth state this year to sign into law protections of social media passwords at the workplace and job interviews.