2 hrs ago | Wausau Daily Herald
A New Jersey woman's place is in the U.S. Senate. That's one of the messages from Democrat Sheila Oliver, who is running in the special election for the Senate seat of the late Frank Lautenberg.
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.
9 hrs ago | Seattle Times
An Internal Revenue Service supervisor in Washington says she was personally involved in scrutinizing some of the earliest applications from tea party groups seeking tax-exempt status, including some requests that languished for more than a year without action.
13 hrs ago | Local TV Station KTVZ
Every new day seems to bring new revelations and reactions to the controversial electronic surveillance programs.
17 hrs ago | The Brainerd Daily Dispatch
Top officials from the Obama and Bush administrations say the government's newly exposed secret surveillance programs have been essential to disrupting terrorist plots and have not infringed on Americans' civil liberties.
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Republicans are "in a demographic death spiral" and will fail in their effort to win the presidency if the party blocks an immigration overhaul, a leading GOP senator said Sunday.
The chairman of the House intelligence committee strongly asserted Sunday that the National Security Agency is not recording Americans' phone calls under U.S. surveillance programs, and any statements suggesting differently amount to "misinformation."
A professional applicator applies a coal-tar-based sealant to a test plot used to measure emission of polycyclic aromatic carbons into the air in Austin at the University of Texas.
The House overwhelmingly passed a sweeping, $638 billion defense bill on Friday that imposes new punishments on members of the armed services found guilty of rape or sexual assault as outrage over the crisis in the military has galvanized Congress.
Chicago's new bike-share program, Divvy, will start in two weeks with about 750 bikes at 75 solar-powered docking stations and expand over the next year to at least 4,000 bikes at 400 stations scattered across the city.
Mounting scandals at the Internal Revenue Service are jeopardizing critical funding for the agency as it gears up to play a big role in President Barack Obama's health care law.
The city of Chicago, which plans to close dozens of schools this summer to save money, has received 11,000 requests for help getting children to their new schools along safe-passage routes.
U.S. special operations forces who participated in the raid that killed Osama bin Laden were in uniform and wearing nametags during a CIA award ceremony attended by the writer of the film "Zero Dark Thirty," a Pentagon inspector general's report said Friday.
The town where 20 children and six educators were massacred in December went silent for a moment Friday, six months later, at a remembrance event that doubled as a call to action on weapons control, with the reading of names of thousands of victims of gun violence.
Former president Bill Clinton and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie shared a stage Friday to discuss leadership and planning for natural disasters.