Krakow's deputy mayor was chosen Thursday to lead the Polish city's candidacy for the 2022 Winter Olympics following the resignation of the previous bid chief.
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is criticizing President Barack Obama for attacking the same lawmakers he's supposed to be working with on immigration.
Brazilian government officials announced Wednesday that almost $11 billion (24.1 billion Brazilian reals) will be spent on major transportation and environmental projects, which they argue are not related to holding the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics.
The Brazilian football federation elected a new president on Wednesday, although little is changing at the helm of the organization.
In a story April 16, The Associated Press reported that a judge had again denied preliminary approval of a $765 million NFL concussion settlement. U.S. District Judge Anita Brody clarified Thursday that the ruling was not new but was a clerical move to add her January denial to all pending cases.
The National Archives is scheduled to release about 7,500 pages of documents on Friday from former President Bill Clinton's administration.
A Federal Reserve survey shows economic growth picking up across most of the United States over the past two months as bitter winter weather subsided.
Calculate the foreign exchange rate a vacationing American would pay in India. Estimate from a random sample the number of 18- to 34-year olds who voted for a candidate. These are sample questions from the newly redesigned SAT, which aims for more real-world applications and analysis from students.
President Barack Obama has congratulated the University of Connecticut's men's and women's basketball teams on winning last week's NCAA tournaments.
The NCAA's Legislative Council approved a proposal Tuesday to expand the meal allowance for all athletes.
President Barack Obama will award the Medal of Honor to former Army Sergeant Kyle J. White, who put his own life at risk in an hours-long effort to save fellow service members during a 2007 ambush in Afghanistan.
The Justice Department says Attorney General Eric Holder will travel to Overland Park, Kan., on Thursday to pay tribute to the victims of the shootings at two Jewish community sites.
Deep-pocketed donors are turning over multimillion-dollar checks to influence November's elections, and the sums raised by the national parties and their super PAC allies are already approaching the $1 billion mark, according to financial reports still being filed Tuesday evening.
President Barack Obama will meet with Djiboutian President Ismail Omar Guelleh at the White House early next month.
The clock finally ran out on a proposal to insert state-supported bonding into the financing packaging to renovate Rupp Arena.
The State Department says the U.S. is eyeing a new round of sanctions against Russia over its actions in Ukraine, but any new move against Moscow is unlikely until after a diplomatic meeting later this week in Geneva.
A high-tech screening tool for cervical cancer is facing pushback from more than a dozen patient groups, who warn that the genetic test could displace a simpler, cheaper and more established mainstay of women's health: the Pap smear.
Eugene is bidding to bring track and field's world championships to the United States for the first time.
The United States is giving its tacit support to Ukrainian military action against pro-Russian separatists.
A public employees union is fighting a bipartisan effort in Congress to force the Internal Revenue Service to hire private contractors to collect some delinquent taxes.
A demonstrator who interrupted arguments at the U.S. Supreme Court in February and whose group posted video of the protest online, a first for the court, has been sentenced to time served.
A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld the Environmental Protection Agency's first emission standards for mercury and other hazardous air pollutants from coal- and oil-fired power plants.
President Barack Obama on Tuesday cut prison time for a drug convict sentenced to more than three extra years because of a typographical error in a court order.
The captain who led Greece to the 2004 European Championship title is running for election next month to the European Parliament.
The captain who led Greece to the 2004 European Championship title is running for election to the European Parliament.
Attorney General Eric Holder is urging Congress to approve $15 million for training law enforcement officers in handling shooting rampages.
Foreign buyers of U.S. Treasury securities increased their holdings in February to another record high.
President Barack Obama is paying tribute to the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing on its first anniversary with a moment of silence in the Oval Office.
Supporters of a plan to renovate Rupp Arena made a final pitch Monday to win over Kentucky lawmakers who are reluctant to let state government help finance the project.
A federal appeals court has overturned a disclosure requirement that public companies must post information about their use of minerals from Congo, where militias linked to atrocities have profited from mining minerals used in electronics, jewelry and other goods.
Three basketball legends who played at Providence College are being honored by the Rhode Island Senate.
A congressional report released Monday predicts slightly smaller deficits both this year and over the coming decade, with lower spending on federal health care spending being the main reason.
The White House says Uruguay's president is planning to visit next month.
Iowa lawmakers honored the Iowa State University men's basketball team for what they deemed a "brilliant" season.
The Affordable Care Act's health insurance subsidies will cost a little less than previously thought, according to a new report released Monday.
A Russian fighter jet made multiple, close-range passes near an American warship in the Black Sea for more than 90 minutes Saturday amid escalating tensions in the region, U.S. military officials said Monday.
Attorney General Eric Holder ordered a Justice Department investigation Monday into whether federal hate crimes were committed in shootings at two Jewish facilities in Kansas that killed three people.
Two Republican congressmen, Spencer Bachus and Walter Jones, say the Justice Department inspector general's office is declining to look into a complaint by a businesswoman whose identity was leaked to the news media after she reported to the FBI that she was the victim of a cyberstalker.
President Barack Obama is offering condolences to the families of those killed in Sunday's shootings outside a Jewish community center and a retirement village in Kansas.
An overhaul to the nation's broken immigration system remains stalled because "the Republican base does have elements that are animated by racism," the head of the House committee to elect Democratic lawmakers said Sunday.