2 min ago | CBS News
Extending his sympathy to Oklahomans beginning to rebuild after tornadoes devastated their communities, Vice President Biden said, "It's not going to be easy, but they'll not travel alone - they'll have all the resources of the United States government, and the United States military, and the American people at their side...as they make their way ... (more)
4 hrs ago | Democracy Now
Local authorities in Moore, Oklahoma, have lowered their estimate of the death toll from Monday's devastating tornado.
7 hrs ago | USA Today
Eric Garcetti has won the race to be the 42nd mayor of Los Angeles, after Wendy Greuel conceded defeat early Wednesday.
A former president supported by Iran's moderates and considered a founding member of the Islamic republic was disqualified Tuesday from running in the coming election, generating surprise and tension.
The senator appeared to be referring to the fact that some funds from the Sandy package for the Federal Highway Administration could go to the Virgin Islands, as well as $2 million allocated to the Smithsonian for roofs damaged by the storm.
President Obama has formally appointed the ten members of a special commission designed to look for improvements in U.S. election systems.
Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., is learning to eat lean and mean this week. The freshman lawmaker is taking the 'SNAP' challenge, living off the equivalent of what Connecticut families receive in food stamps.
A woman carries her child through a field near the collapsed Plaza Towers Elementary School in Moore, Okla., Monday, May 20, 2013.
Senate lawmakers took their turn Tuesday grilling IRS officials over the agency's targeting of conservative groups, as they called them to account for a "scandal" they say has undermined the public's trust in government.
Giant technology firm Apple is paying billions of dollars less than it should in U.S. taxes each year, according to a report by the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations.
Chaos seemed to be the theme tonight in the Oklahoma City area after two elementary schools took a massive hit from a mile-wide tornado with winds up to 200 mph.
A mile-wide tornado churned through Oklahoma City's suburbs Monday afternoon, causing significant property damage for the second day in a row, as part of a severe weather outbreak that was expected to spread in other parts of the Plains and Midwest.
A Fox News correspondent was accused in a Justice Department affidavit of being a possible criminal "co-conspirator" for his alleged role in publishing sensitive security information -- in a leak case that takes the highly unusual step of claiming a journalist broke the law.
An atheist, Buckner believes that no religious literature should be provided in government-owned lodging, and he presented that concern to management at the Amicalola Falls State Park.
Violent thunderstorms were forecast to hit the central United States on Monday, threatening to bring additional hail, heavy rain and tornadoes to the region stricken by a deadly twister during the weekend.
With Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann facing a widening campaign finance probe, her Democratic challenger is out with a new poll showing him in a close race with the conservative firebrand.