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…
A new study by The Journal of Pediatrics reveals teenage boys are more sensitive to caffeine than girls.
Seized baggage items were displayed during a news conference June 16, 2014 at JFK international Airport in New York.
A Libyan militant suspected in the deadly Sept. 11, 2012, attack on Americans in Benghazi has been captured and is in U.S. custody.
DETROIT (AP) — General Motors says it needs to change or replace the keys for about 3.4 million cars because they could cause the ignition s…
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama plans to sign an executive order banning federal contractors from discriminating against employees …