Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, the voice of fiery al-Qaida propaganda videotapes after the Sept. 11 attacks, was convicted Wednesday of conspiring to kill Americans for his role as the terror group’s spokesman. (Associated Press file photo/Al-Jazeera)

Holder says Verdict Against bin Laden’s Son-in-law Vindicates Obama’s Policy of Trying Terrorists in...

Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law was convicted Wednesday for his role as al-Qaida’s fiery chief spokesman after 9/11 — a verdict prosecutors said vindicated the...

New York Has the Most Racially Segregated Schools in America

New York state has the most segregated public schools in the nation, with many black and Latino students attending schools with virtually no white...

2 Firefighters Dead from Boston Fire

A fast-moving fire that sent smoke and flames pouring from the roof and windows of a brownstone killed two firefighters on Wednesday and injured...

California Senator Leland Yee Arrested on Corruption and Bribery Charges

The federal corruption and bribery charges leveled against State Senator Leland Yee of San Francisco mark the third embarrassing scandal this year for Senate Democrats and their party,...
Members of the U.S. Secret Service's Counter Assault Team are seen before boarding helicopters at a landing zone in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on March 24. (Photo: Pablo Martinez Monsivais, AP)

3 Secret Service Agents Sent Home from President Obama’s Trip for Getting Drunk While...

More trouble for the Secret Service on a presidential foreign trip. The Secret Service sent three agents home from the Netherlands and placed them on...

Obama Administration Extends Extra Time for People to Sign Up for Healthcare

People who've started applying for health insurance but aren't able to finish before the March 31 enrollment deadline will get extra time, the Obama...
The search for survivors of Saturday's deadly mudslide has grown to include scores of people who were still unaccounted for as the death toll from the wall of trees, rocks and debris that swept through the rural community rose to at least 24. (JOSHUA TRUJILLO/AP)

Death Toll at 24, Nearly 200 Remain Missing in Washington Mudslide

Rescuers found 10 more bodies in the debris of a Washington state mudslide on Tuesday, bringing the death toll from the devastating slide to...
Jack Lew (Photo: SAUL LOEB, AFP/Getty Images)

Treasury Secretary Jack Lew Remains Hospitalized with Fever Following Prostate Procedure

Treasury Secretary Jack Lew remained in the hospital overnight because of a low fever following a prostate procedure, the department said Wednesday morning. "After his successful...
Margot Riphagen of New Orleans, La., wears a birth control pills costume as she protests in front of the Supreme Court in Washington, on March 25, 2014. Charles Dharapak/AP

Obama’s Legal Team Faces Tough Questions About Abortion and the Affordable Care Act During...

The questioning got ugly, fast, when Solicitor General Donald Verrilli began his arguments in favor of the mandate requiring employers to provide contraception coverage...
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker (AP)

Atheists Demand that Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker Take Down Social Media Posts Referencing Philippians...

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker believes he can do all things through Christ, but an atheist group charges that he cannot do all things through...
Michelle Byrom was 42 when she hired a killer to murder her husband in Tishomingo County, Mississippi, on June 4, 1999. She was sentenced on November 18, 2000. (Mississippi Dept. of Corrections)

Mississippi Requests Execution for First Female Prisoner Since 1944

The letter starts off like any normal letter from a son to his mother. "First, let me say Happy M-Day, + I Love you." The second...

Birth Control Rule Seems to Divide Supreme Court Justices In Hobby Lobby Case

Seemingly divided, the Supreme Court struggled Tuesday with the question of whether companies have religious rights, a case challenging President Barack Obama's health overhaul...
Former President Jimmy Carter spoke exclusively with NBC's “Meet the Press.” (NBC News)

Jimmy Carter Blames Religious Leaders who Teach Women’s Inferiority for Male-Female Pay Inequity

Former President Jimmy Carter says that the fact that women, on average, earn less than men in the workplace is partly because of religious...
This NASA satellite image shows a winter storm forming over the USA on March 16. Although spring starts Thursday, the storm will bring more snow and some ice from parts of the Midwest to the Mid-Atlantic states through Tuesday. (Photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Nor’easter Weaves its Cold, Snowy Path Up the East Coast

An unwelcome nor'easter coming just days after the start of spring began its trek up the Interstate 95 corridor Tuesday, dropping snow flurries on...
President Obama during a news conference in The Hague, Netherlands. (Pool / Getty Images)

Obama says U.S. Must Re-Earn Trust on Surveillance Issues

Saying that U.S. intelligence agencies have to "win back the trust, not just of governments but more importantly of ordinary citizens," President Obama confirmed that he...
Millennials cheer for Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama at a rally in Roanoke, Va., in 2008. Young voters helped him across the finish line in two straight elections. (AP Photo)

WATCH: Pew Survey says the Very Next Generation of Americans Will be Over 50%...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-UcOBxrWQTE For the first time in American history, non-whites will make up half or more of the next generation, likely pushing Washington toward a bigger...
Former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld had some harsh words for the Obama administration’s handling of foreign policy during a FOX interview. (ALEX WONG/GETTY IMAGES)

Rumsfeld Should be Ashamed of himself for Comparing the President to a “Trained Ape”

Donald Rumsfeld, who served as U.S. Defense Secretary under President George W. Bush, blames poor diplomacy by the Obama administration for the current strained...
President Barack Obama attends the opening plenary session of the 2014 Nuclear Security Summit (NSS) in The Hague, Netherlands, 24 March 2014. (SEAN GALLUP / POOL/EPA)

WATCH: Obama says he is Not that Worried About Russia, but Rather a Nuclear...

Speaking at a brief news conference in the Hague, President Obama said he's more worried about a loose nuke being detonated in Manhattan than...

Shooting on Board the USS Mahan at Naval Station Norfolk Leaves 2 Dead

A sailor was fatally shot at the world's largest naval base and security forces killed the male civilian suspect, a spokeswoman for Naval Station...
The Freethinkers Club at the Air Force Academy tables for “Ask an Atheist Day.” Photo courtesy of Jason Torpy and Military Association of Atheists and Freethinkers.

Air Force Academy Sanctions “Ask an Atheist Day”

An Atheist event is being promoted by the Air Force Academy only a week after a cadet was forced to take down a Bible...