It's that time of year again when dogs with unusually large heads, hairless bodies and other oddities compete to be the World's Ugliest Dog.
A southwest Florida woman is facing charges after authorities say she branded her two children with a heated stick.
The head of the Federal Railroad Administration is calling on state officials to develop a shared vision of rail service along the southeast…
Starbucks is raising prices on some of its drinks by 5 cents to 20 cents starting next week.
The Republican-led House on Friday overwhelmingly approved a $570 billion defense bill that halts any Guantanamo transfers for a year.
A 24-year-old veteran who lost an eye after taking a grenade blast in Afghanistan to save a fellow Marine received the Medal of Honor.
President Barack Obama is sending up to 300 military advisers to help Iraqi forces stem violent sectarian fighting.
Federal officials are due to outline their plan to bring hundreds of Central American teenagers to a shuttered college campus.
House Republicans have made the first change in their leadership since Majority Leader Eric Cantor unexpectedly lost a primary election last…
Two senators unveiled a bipartisan plan Wednesday to raise federal gasoline and diesel taxes for the first time in more than two decades.
The U.S. Patent Office has ruled the Washington Redskins' federal trademarks for the name must be canceled.
The capture of an alleged leader of the deadly 2012 attacks on Americans in Benghazi, Libya, gave U.S. officials a rare moment of good news.
A Georgia inmate convicted of rape and murder has been put to death in the nation's first capital punishment since a botched execution in Ap…