WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration’s decision to appeal a court order lifting age limits on purchasers of the morning-after pill set off a storm of criticism from reproductive rights groups, who denounced it as politically motivated and
WASHINGTON (AP) — Presidential campaigns are long in the making, quick to be forgotten. But one part of them lives on for years: the victor’s promises.
President Barack Obama paved his path to re-election with fewer promises than
Even after a hard-fought deficit-cutting deal in 2011 and a tax-increase measure in January, Washington still has a considerable way to go to wrestle intractable budget deficits under control. The Congressional Budget Office estimates cumulative deficits
WASHINGTON (AP) — Discussions within the Obama administration in favor of providing arms to the Syrian rebels are gaining ground amid new indications that President Bashar Assad’s regime may have launched additional chemical weapons attacks, U.S. and other
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has his domestic ambition at the top of his travel agenda as he travels to Mexico on Thursday. To sell his immigration overhaul back home, he needs a growing economy in Mexico
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island is joining nine other states and the District of Columbia in allowing gay and lesbian couples to marry.
Gov. Lincoln Chafee (CHAY’-fee) plans to sign gay marriage legislation into law Thursday following
NEW YORK (AP) — The final pieces of the spire that will top One World Trade Center — and make it soar to a symbolic 1,776 feet when fully installed — are scheduled to be raised up to
BOSTON (AP) — Just hours before one of the Boston Marathon suspects and his brother allegedly gunned down a campus police officer, authorities say he exchanged a series of text messages with a friend who’d become suspicious after
NORTON SHORES, Mich. (AP) — A western Michigan police chief has released a second surveillance video showing a van that’s believed to be connected to the disappearance of a 25-year-old mother and gas station night clerk.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Deanna Durbin, the teen sensation whose sparkling soprano voice and girl-next-door looks made her a star during Hollywood’s Golden Age, has died, a family friend said Wednesday. She was 91.
Durbin died on about
NEW YORK (AP) — Experts say they’re not sure why parents are reporting more skin and food allergies in their children.
A big government study says 1 in 20 children in the U.S. have food allergies That’s a
NEW YORK (AP) — YouTube vs. TV? YouTube says the battle — if there ever was one — is over.
In a flashy presentation to advertisers Wednesday night, Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt declined to forecast that Internet
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — After missing his team’s final soccer game last season because of cancer treatment, 8-year-old Atticus Lane-Dupre made sure his teammates were in on his wish to scrimmage against the Portland Timbers.
On Wednesday, the
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — More than 1 million cruise ship passengers are expected to visit Alaska this year, but industry officials fear new fuel standards intended to limit pollution from large ships could drive vessels away and lower
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Police have arrested a man accused of fatally shooting an Alabama woman while she held her 10-day old son.
Authorities say 20-year-old Corderious Domini McClellan is charged with capital murder in the death of