A daylong swarm of tornadoes that left a trail of destruction across the Southeast killed three people, injured a dozen more and left victims to bundle up against the cold as they picked up pieces of their homes Tuesday.
Cokie Roberts, the daughter of politicians who grew up to cover the family business in Washington for ABC News and NPR over several decades, died Tuesday in Washington of complications from breast cancer. She was 75.
The Lower Health Care Costs Act made it through the Senate health committee Wednesday after being approved by a vote of 20-3.
The last time a historic wave of women ran for office, in 1992, California became the first state to send two women to the U.S. Senate.
Crude pipe bombs targeting Hillary Clinton, former President Barack Obama, CNN and others were intercepted Tuesday night and Wednesday in a rash of attacks.
A senior Trump administration official said that about 500 of the more than 2,300 children taken from their families at the border in recent weeks have been reunited since May.
With the midterm congressional primaries about to go into full swing, the Department of Homeland Security is playing catch-up in helping to ensure that state election systems are secure against cybertampering by the Russians or others bent on mischief.
The organization on Wednesday announced a new name for its Boy Scouts program: Scouts BSA. The change will take effect next February.
Just four states — New York, South Dakota, Tennessee and Wisconsin — had at least 90 percent funding in their pension systems. Those states and some others that have repaired pension shortfalls since the Great Recession will be in better shape the next time the economy slides.
In a dramatic escalation of pressure and stakes, special counsel Robert Mueller filed additional criminal charges Thursday against President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman and his business associate.
BEACHWOOD, Ohio — Fights broke out at malls around the country Monday night sending shoppers, who were looking for post-holiday deals, scrambling for the exits.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — An antiquities dealer who inspired tens of thousands to search the Rocky Mountains for $2 million in hidden treasure now leads an increasingly desperate mission to find one of his fans.
When President Barack Obama signed executive orders outlining plans to reduce gun violence last week, it drew an onslaught of criticism from all angles.
Rep. Phil Roe (R-TN) didn’t waste any time shooting off an email to local media criticizing President Barack Obama’s efforts to close loopholes regarding gun sales in the U.S. after the White House officially announced the
Jan 8, 2016 at 10:42 AM
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. — One or more gunmen opened fire Wednesday at a Southern California social services center, shooting multiple people, authorities said.