The three lawmakers seeking the Republican nomination for governor still are facing questions about their roles in a five-year-old admissions scandal at the University of Illinois.
A campaign adviser to Hillary Rodham Clinton was involved in an off-the-books operation to help the former first lady's 2008 presidential campaign in four states and Puerto Rico, according to federal court documents.
The Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday it approved a nerve-stimulating headband as the first medical device to prevent migraine headaches.
Dolphins owner Stephen Ross says the team's stadium must be upgraded if South Florida is to host another Super Bowl, spurring his decision to pay for up to $400 million in renovations himself.
Elections officials in the District of Columbia are allowing a ballot initiative to go forward that would let the city's voters decide whether possession of up to two ounces of pot should be legal in the nation's capital.
A former Republican legislator from Red Wing says he'll run secretary of state after the party's lone candidate dropped out.
A union-backed group says it will no longer air television ads attacking Republican candidate for Illinois governor Bruce Rauner (ROW'-nur).
The candidates for Texas governor sparred over two separate issues Tuesday, with Democratic state Sen. Wendy Davis insisting her opponent won't commit to solidifying gender pay equality into state law and Republican Attorney General Greg Abbott firing back that Davis' law firm may have profited from her work in the Legislature.
A detainee at Guantanamo Bay is challenging force-feeding practices at the facility imposed on prisoners who go on hunger strikes.
If the U.S. government turns over the bulk collection of telephone data to an independent third party, higher costs and delays in identifying potential threats could result, the Navy admiral nominated to be the next head of the troubled National Security Agency said Tuesday.
An innovative hepatitis C drug that was only recently hailed as a breakthrough treatment is facing skepticism from some health care providers, as they consider whether it is worth the $1,000-a-pill price set by manufacturer Gilead Sciences Inc.
The White House says President Barack Obama agrees with CIA Director John Brennan that it's important to get to the bottom of whether the spy agency committed violated any laws with respect to a Senate panel's investigation.
Democratic gubernatorial hopeful and Providence Mayor Angel Taveras on Tuesday unveiled a plan to address the "skills gap" that aims to train up to 3,750 workers over four years.
CIA director John Brennan says the spy agency did not hack into computers that Senate staffers were using to investigate Bush-era interrogation programs.
The Senate Tuesday passed Republican-backed legislation to repeal taxpayer funding for political conventions and to go on record in support of devoting $126 million over the coming decade for additional research into pediatric cancer and other childhood disorders like autism and Down syndrome.
A suspended Wayne County judge has filed for re-election while the Michigan Supreme Court decides whether to remove him office for an affair with a woman who appeared in his court.