Spring is closer than you think, and here's a sure sign: Daylight saving time arrives this weekend.
Four years after the tea party rocked the political world by ousting several prominent Republicans in Congress, the ultra-conservative movement finds itself with slimmer prospects as it moves into the new election season.
The family of a former FBI agent who went missing from the Iranian resort of Kish Island is renewing its plea for his release on the seventh anniversary of his disappearance.
Katy Sen. Glenn Hegar captured the GOP nomination for Texas comptroller on Friday when state Rep. Harvey Hilderbran conceded the race, ending the need for a runoff.
Fans yelled racist insults at a Brazilian soccer player interviewed by reporters after a match, the latest case of racism in the country that will host the World Cup in a few months.
A federal judge has rejected a Justice Department request to keep telephone records collected by the National Security Agency beyond a five-year limit, saying that to do so would further infringe on the privacy interests of U.S. citizens.
The Pawtucket City Council has approved an agreement under which the Pawtucket Red Sox would remain at McCoy Stadium until 2021, and potentially beyond.
Acknowledging that he didn't spend much time campaigning in Connecticut's cities during his 2010 gubernatorial campaign, Greenwich businessman Tom Foley said Friday that he will focus on urban issues as he attempts to fashion a potential rematch with Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.
American and European politicians are boycotting the Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi to protest Russian moves in Ukraine. But disabled athletes from Washington, Oregon and Idaho plan to compete in the Olympic host city as scheduled starting this weekend.
Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul says President Barack Obama is running roughshod over Americans' civil liberties.
The Pentagon estimates there are now about 20,000 Russian troops in Ukraine, as additional forces have gone into the country over the last week.
The government is falling short in assessing the risks of a program that allows tens of thousands of foreign students to stay in the United States and work for close to 2 1/2 years, according to a newly released report from the Government Accountability Office.
Former Sen. Rick Santorum says Republicans lose elections when they nominate moderates.
Two Libertarian candidates for statewide office were tossed from Ohio's primary ballot on Friday in a state election chief's ruling that sparked immediate plans for a legal challenge.
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis has revealed her law firm's public-sector clients, which include the Fort Worth school district and Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport.
A sure sign that spring is on the horizon: It's time to set the clocks forward for daylight saving time.
State Sen. Rebekah Warren won't run for the congressional seat being vacated by the retirement of John Dingell, the longest-serving congressman in history.
A Minot man is making his third bid for the Republican endorsement to run for the U.S. House.