Striving to shine a light on potential ethical conflicts in medicine, the Obama administration is releasing data on drug company payments to tens of thousands of individual doctors.
Four major professional sports leagues and the NCAA filed a court challenge to the state's latest attempt to offer legal sports gambling on Monday, calling the effort "astounding," "specious" and a "blatant violation" of an earlier court order.
Dominion Energy received federal approval late Monday to export liquefied natural gas from its Cove Point terminal on the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland.
Training for Coast Guard criminal investigators will be reviewed as part of a settlement with a Washington newspaper over the 2013 seizure of notes from one of the paper's former reporters.
The president of USA Luge has been selected for a commission that will help the International Olympic Committee evaluate candidate cities for the 2022 Winter Games.
A divided Supreme Court has put off the start of early voting in Ohio, which had been slated to begin Tuesday.
The U.S. Secret Service has arrested a man who officers believe fired a gun near the Ethiopian Embassy in Washington.
The IRS failed to take all required steps for collecting unpaid taxes from people it can't locate in over half the cases that investigators studied, potentially costing the government a pile of lost revenue, according to a federal report released Monday.
The White House is urging authorities in Hong Kong to show restraint with pro-democracy protesters.
The Obama administration is seeking to close a court hearing into the government's treatment of a Guantanamo Bay prisoner, saying that much of the information about the man is classified. He has gone on a hunger strike and is protesting force-feeding procedures administered by his jailers.
The Federal Aviation Administration is reviewing security practices and how it deals with unexpected incidents throughout its air traffic control facilities following last week's fire at a Chicago-area air traffic facility, agency administrator Michael Huerta said Monday.
Because of a string of security lapses, the U.S. Secret Service didn't realize for four days that a man had fired a high-powered rifle at the White House in 2011.
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees has settled a lawsuit with a former teammate who allegedly advising him to invest $160,000 in tax credits that turned out to be bogus, court records show.
Liberian immigrants living in the United States without a visa won't be sent back to the epicenter of Ebola crisis in West Africa for at least another two years, the Obama administration said Friday.
A group of reform-minded college professors urged school presidents to overturn recently passed NCAA legislation that gave the five power conferences the freedom to operate with more autonomy.
Could the White House be hinting at when President Barack Obama might nominate a new attorney general?
Attorneys for Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones argued Friday that a lawsuit accusing him of sexual assault should be dismissed because an Oklahoma woman waited too long to file it.
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin is teaming up with NBA star Kevin Durant as part of an initiative to battle childhood obesity
A federal safety enforcement agency cited a Missouri-based communications company on Friday for "willful" and "serious" safety violations in the death of two workers in the collapse in March of a cell tower they were dismantling in Blaine, Kansas.
The International Monetary Fund has approved $130 million in emergency aid to Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone to help these West African countries respond to the Ebola outbreak.