Rare Ice Storm Forces Atlanta to a Standstill; City Leaders Under Fire for Weak...

A rare ice storm turned Atlanta into a slippery mess on Wednesday, stranding thousands for hours on frozen roadways and raising questions about how...

Only 33 Million Americans Tuned in to Obama’s State of the Union Address —...

President Obama's State of the Union Address drew 33.3 million television viewers, the smallest audience he has had for the annual speech to Congress,...

Michigan Man Convicted on Terror Charges for Highway Shootings in 2012

A Michigan man was convicted on Wednesday of terrorism charges for a three-day October 2012 shooting spree on a busy interstate highway that injured...

President Obama Begins Tour to Promote Initiatives from State of the Union Address

Another State of the Union address, another road trip for President Barack Obama to push now-familiar policies that he said he would pursue on...

Madonna to Introduce Pussy Riot Members at Amnesty International Concert in New York

Pop icon Madonna said Wednesday she will introduce to the stage two formerly jailed members of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot when they...

Texas Woman Kills Fiance’s Two-Year-Old Daughter; Takes Girl to Store to Buy Things to...

A 25-year-old woman faces the death penalty in connection with the suffocation death of her fiancé's daughter. Melinda Lynn Muniz, 25, staged a break-in Jan. 9 to...

In State of the Union Address, Obama Laments Lack of Economic Progress for Working-Class...

• WATCH: President Obama's Full 2014 State of the Union Address • Full Text of President Obama's 2014 State of the Union Address • WATCH: Rep....

Across the South, Stranded Motorists Spend the Night on Freeways After Rare Snow

When snow only three fingers deep triggers an epic traffic jam, stranding motorists and school kids on interstates for hours, there's something very wrong...

Pew Study Finds that in America, “Moderate” Restrictions on Religious Freedom Exist (And Why...

"Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof." This is the first line of the first...

Obama Unveils Ambitious Plans in State of the Union Speech, but Has Limited Means...

President Obama's sixth speech on the state of the union spotlighted many issues, but more than anything it illuminated the vast gap between his policy...

Supporters of Traditional Marriage Outnumber Supporters of Same-Sex Marriage in Dueling Protests at Utah...

A little more than a month after a surprising federal court ruling overturned this conservative state's ban on gay marriage, the battle over the...

WATCH: President Obama’s Full 2014 State of the Union Address

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hed1nP9X7pI President Barack Obama's 2014 State of the Union address.

House Passes Bill to Block Abortion Coverage Under the Affordable Care Act; White House...

The House voted Tuesday to bar federal subsidies to Americans signing up for health insurance plans that cover abortion, as Republicans issued a fresh...

Most Popular Person at State of the Union was Duck Dynasty’s Willie Robertson

Louisiana Republican Rep. Vance McAllister brought Duck Dynasty star Willie Robertson as his guest to Tuesday’s State of the Union address. And South Carolina Republican Sen. Lindsey...

Full Text of President Obama’s 2014 State of the Union Address

President Obama delivered his 2014 State of the Union address on Jan. 28, 2014, at the U.S. Capitol in Washington. Here is the full...

WATCH: Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers Delivers the Republican Response to the State of the...

Following is the full text of the Republican Address to the Nation by House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), as prepared for...

Colorado Farmers Sentenced to Probation in Deadly Listeria Outbreak that Killed 33

Two Colorado cantaloupe farmers who pleaded guilty to charges stemming from a deadly listeria outbreak in 2011 were sentenced to five years of probation...

Police Officer Shoots Teen Runaway at High School in Hawaii

A police officer shot a 17-year-old runaway in the wrist Tuesday morning at a Hawaii high school after the teen cut one officer with...

Schools and Government Offices in Florida Close in Anticipation of Ice and Snow

Schools, courts and government offices throughout the western Florida Panhandle plan to close because of anticipated snow and ice as a polar vortex grips much of...

Unemployment Rates Fell in 39 U.S. States Last Month

Unemployment rates fell in four-fifths of US states in December and rose in just two, though most of the improvement stemmed from unemployed Americans...