President Obama to Nominate Former Procter & Gamble Executive and West Point Graduate, Bob...

President Obama intends on Monday to nominate Bob McDonald, a former chief of Procter & Gamble, to be the next secretary of veterans affairs,...

Supreme Court to Rule on Obamacare’s Contraception Mandate Within a Week

The Supreme Court won't strike down Obamacare's contraception mandate, but a ruling for the law's challengers could still render the policy toothless for millions...

Tragedy: Three Mothers Killed in Hit-and-Run Incident in Florida

Florida police have identified and issued an arrest warrant for a man who allegedly crashed into a car carrying three women, all of them...

Grandmother of Boy Found in Basement of his Own Home Speaks Out

Charlie Bothuell V, missing for days before being found Wednesday, told authorities he was placed in the basement behind boxes and totes by his...

Actress Amy Adams Gives Up First Class Plane Seat to Soldier

Amy Adams gave up a first class seat to an American soldier, but it wasn't to garner attention. After landing in Los Angeles, the actress,...

NASA Successfully Launches ‘Flying Saucer’ Vehicle in Test of Craft Aimed at Landing on...

After several weather delays, NASA successfully launched and recovered a "flying saucer" into Earth's atmosphere Saturday to test technology that could be used to...

Miss Delaware, Age 24, Loses Crown for Being too Old

A new Miss Delaware was crowned Thursday after the one selected earlier this month got the boot — for being too old. Brittany Lewis, 24,...

President Obama Unmoved by Boehner’s Lawsuit; says he Will Use Executive Actions Whenever and...

Seemingly unfazed by the threat of a lawsuit, President Obama on Saturday vowed to press on and use executive actions wherever and whenever possible. In his weekly...

Georgia Man Who Left Son in Hot Car While he Went to Work Reportedly...

A man charged in the hot-car death of his son was not allowed to attend the boy's funeral in Alabama on Saturday, but he...

Kentucky Defense Attorney Fatally Shot Outside Office; Suspect Arrested

Officials say a defense attorney well known in his small, southern Kentucky town has been shot and killed outside of his law office. Somerset police...

Body of Firefighter Who Went Missing Found in California Wilderness

A California firefighter who disappeared two weeks ago after chasing after his dog during a backpacking trip was found dead Friday, authorities said. The body...

States Encouraging Students to Learn a Second Language

When Rachel Martinez-Regan graduated from Corvallis High School this month, her diploma had a little something extra — an embossed seal certifying that she is bilingual. She is one of...

Benghazi Suspect in Federal Custody in Washington D.C.; Court Proceedings Set to Begin

Ahmed Abu Khatallah, the Libyan militant charged in the 2012 Benghazi attacks, is in federal law enforcement custody and could face a judge as...

White House Review Finds ‘Corrosive Culture’ at VA Led to Significant Failures in Health...

The troubled Veterans Affairs health care system is plagued by a "corrosive culture" of mismanagement and distrust that has had significant negative impacts on...

Central American Immigrants Coming to U.S. to Escape Crime and Gangs, and to Have...

Gangs, grinding poverty in Central America and a sudden spike in violence explain why unaccompanied children and families are fleeing Guatemala, Honduras and El...

President Obama Marks Ramadan

US President Barack Obama has greeted Muslims across the world on the occasion of the holy month of Ramadan, describing it as the time...

Federal Appeals Court Puts Hold on Ruling Overturning Indiana’s Ban on Homosexual Marriage

A U.S. federal appeals court on Friday put on hold a judge's ruling striking down Indiana's ban on gay marriage pending an appeal of...

Father of Elliot Rodger says it’s Now his “Duty” to Help Prevent Future Mass...

The father of the young man who killed six people and injured 13 others near the University of California, Santa Barbara, last month says...

Safety Nets to be Added to Golden Gate Bridge to Catch Suicide Jumpers

Transportation authorities have agreed to fund anti-suicide netting beneath the Golden Gate Bridge to prevent people jumping to their death from the famous landmark,...

Gallup Poll: Majority of Americans Still say Religion Holds the Answer to the Country’s...

Fifty-seven percent of Americans say that religion can answer all or most of today's problems, while 30% say that religion is largely old fashioned...