BOSTON (AP) — The two brothers suspected of bombing the Boston Marathon appear to have been motivated by their religious faith but do not seem connected to any Muslim terrorist groups, U.S. officials said Monday […]
The closings of control towers at 149 small airports, due to begin this weekend because of government-wide spending cuts, are being delayed until June 15, federal regulators announced Friday.
People waiting to attend to gay marriage cases being heard by the U.S. Supreme Court have been undeterred by snow falling in the nation’s capital.
The Supreme Court says it will hear two days’ worth of arguments over laws affecting gay marriage during the last week of March.
President Barack Obama has been named Time magazine’s “Person of the Year” for 2012.
In its first comment following the horrific shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, the National Rifle Association today said it is “prepared to offer meaningful contributions to help make sure this never happens again.”
NASA’s latest moon mission is about to meet its end.
Inside the four-bedroom colonial set on a small rise, Nancy Lanza was already dead. But it was early yet, and it would be hours before her body was found — time enough for her son to unleash a slaughter.
A gunman at a Connecticut elementary school killed more than two dozen people, including children, on Friday. Here is a look at some other recent school shootings.
House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi says a deal must be reached “in the next couple of days or the very beginning of next week” to avoid the fiscal cliff of automatic tax hikes and spending cuts.
Federal law enforcement authorities have announced the seizure of 132 domain names in several countries to stop them from selling counterfeit merchandise online.
Hostess Brands says it is going out of business, closing plants that make Twinkies and Wonder Bread and laying off all of its 18,500 workers.
A look at the Pontifical residence of Castelgandolfo, the summer residence of Popes and will host Pope Benedict XVI during the next conclave.
See how the world celebrated the arrival of 2013.
The latest mass shooting to strike an American community may be a particularly horrific one. At a Connecticut elementary school, an official says 27 people are dead, including 20 children.
Crews and equipment from Travis Air Force Base are heading east to help with relief efforts in areas devastated by Hurricane Sandy.
Forecasters say Hurricane Sandy is speeding up and should make landfall early Monday evening in southern New Jersey.
Athletes, heads of state and dignitaries from around the world gathered in the Olympic Stadium for the closing ceremony of the 30th Olympiad.
See how the U.S. Forest Service’s famous and furry public relations figure has change created in 1944.