Responders say a fire at an offshore natural gas platform in Alaska’s Cook Inlet destroyed the crew’s living quarters.
President Barack Obama says his determination to act without Congress on immigration is not a question of if, but when.
Hundreds of protesters are rallying at a school board meeting to oppose proposed changes to curriculum that promote patriotism and downplay …
JPMorgan Chase & Co. says that a recent cyberattack compromised customer information for about 76 million households.
Deaths from heroin overdose doubled in just two years in much of the United States, a new government study says.
The long-delayed effort to build a memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower near the National Mall has won a key approval.
Liberian authorities say they plan to prosecute the man infected with Ebola who brought the disease to the United States.
A bomb threat phoned in to the Sandy Hook School that forced its evacuation was “complex,” but was considered “low to no threat.”
Deputies have arrested four people who are suspected of breaking into Foster Farms and killing more than 900 birds with a golf club.
About 80 people are now being monitored for symptoms of Ebola in Texas, a Dallas County Health and Human Services spokeswoman said Thursday.
The Supreme Court has taken no action on appeals asking it to take up the issue of same-sex marriage.
An Ohio woman and her partner have sued a Chicago-area sperm bank after she became pregnant with sperm donated by a black man instead of a w…
Details of the man’s 28-hour trip from western Africa emerged Wednesday.
A Pennsylvania state trooper was killed during a firearms training exercise in Philadelphia. He was fatally wounded when another trooper’s g…
A new study finds that giving teens free birth control encourages use of long-acting methods and cuts the chances they will become pregnant …