A Georgia man has been charged with strangling his estranged wife inside her Syracuse apartment nearly 30 years ago, authorities said Thursday.
The highest municipal minimum wage in the nation, approved by voters last month in SeaTac, Wash., has already survived a narrow election and a recount.
A former Fortune 500 executive has been released on bail days after authorities say he killed an expectant couple in a crash while trying to commit suicide.
Some analysts say the precautions were so haphazard that the president shouldn't have gone.
The emergency federal unemployment-insurance program is soon to expire, and the new bipartisan budget deal reached in Congress does not include an extension.
Eric Boyles lost his wife Hollie and his 21-year-old daughter Shelby in the June crash.
The ruling found that the concrete cross, on federal land in San Diego, was in violation of the First Amendment.
John D. Podesta’s nonprofit group, the Center for American Progress, has a team of lobbyists who have pushed an agenda that sometimes echoes the interests of its corporate supporters.
A judge on Thursday ordered that a war memorial cross atop a San Diego mountain be removed from federal property in 90 days but said the ruling would be put on hold if it is appealed.
A decision by the federal Bureau of Prisons to take 11 months off the sentence of a former El Paso superintendent has angered educators, parents and lawmakers.
A Navajo Code Talker, whose words are inscribed on congressional medals given to his group and who fought to have a World War II comrade recognized for his service, died Thursday in New Mexico.
The convictions of five officers in connection with the shooting of unarmed individuals has been thrown out, and a former officer has been twice acquitted of killing an unarmed man.
Opinion: Why shouldn't we hold our schools to the highest standards?
Bill Powers, the president of the University of Texas at Austin, retained his position on Thursday after getting a cautious endorsement from his frustrated chancellor.
Senators headed into their second late-night session of confirmation votes Thursday evening, the Democrats’ way of retaliating for Republican delay tactics.
Vivian Mayo, 57, of Cantwell, was found at about 1 a.m. Wednesday, taking shelter under the burned-out hulk of her snowmobile and sharing body heat with Elvis, a small, brown dog of unknown breed.
NASA scrambled on Thursday to figure out what was wrong with a key cooling unit that shut down because of a faulty valve.
A Navy criminal investigator, John B. Beliveau II, plans to plead guilty to accepting bribes from a Malaysian contractor, representing the first conviction in a major ship-supply scandal.
After more than 1,000 activists held sit-ins in the Capitol on Thursday, leaders from both parties said they would resume work on an immigration overhaul early next year.
Ryan Loskarn, former chief of staff for Senator Lamar Alexander, made his first court appearance on Thursday on charges of possession and distribution of child pornography.