The United States said Tuesday it had stopped shipments of military equipment out of Afghanistan, citing the risk to truckers from protests along part of the route in neighboring Pakistan.
O.J. Simpson's lawyers said Tuesday they will take his case back to the Nevada Supreme Court, hoping justices will overturn a lower court judge's decision last week denying the former football star a new trial in his armed robbery case.
Republicans controlling the House oppose a drive by Democrats to renew jobless benefits averaging less than $300 a week nationwide for the long-term unemployed, a senior GOP lawmaker said Tuesday.
Bill Clinton is calling for clarity in how countries gather intelligence.
The owners of the Edward Jones Dome said Tuesday they are hopeful the St. Louis Rams won't leave after city leaders rejected $700 million in publicly funded upgrades sought by the team under a clause some officials now regret signing.
Hard-to-predict sudden changes to Earth's environment are more worrisome than climate change's bigger but more gradual impacts, a panel of scientists advising the federal government concluded Tuesday.
Employers can require their workers to sign arbitration agreements waiving all rights to class-action lawsuits over workplace grievances, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.
Secretary of State John Kerry will visit the Philippines this month to reaffirm the U.S. commitment to helping the Southeast Asian nation rebuild after a devastating typhoon.
International patience could wear thin with Sri Lanka unless it takes action to address allegations of atrocities during the island nation's civil war, the top U.S. diplomat for South Asia said Tuesday.
Atlanta's city council has unanimously passed a plan for spending millions of dollars aimed at helping neighborhoods near the future home of the Atlanta Falcons.
American students once again lag behind many of their Asian and European peers on a global exam, a continuing trend that often is blamed on child poverty and a diverse population in U.S. schools.
With the advent of 3-D printers capable of producing plastic weapons, the House voted Tuesday to renew a 25-year-old prohibition against firearms that can evade metal detectors and X-ray machines.
The federal consumer finance watchdog is expanding its oversight to Sallie Mae and other companies that collect student loan payments.
Vincent Gray will seek a second term as District of Columbia mayor, settling a question that had hung over city politics for months.
A divided federal appeals court upheld a federal ban Monday on paid commercial, political and issue advertising on public broadcast radio and television stations.
Vincent Gray will seek a second term as District of Columbia mayor.
Italy's foreign minister has urged her Polish counterpart to take all possible measures to free two dozen Lazio fans who were detained in Warsaw last week for allegedly attacking police vans ahead of the team's Europa League match against Legia Warsaw.
The White House says the government's health care website received 375,000 visitors on Monday by noon. That's a surge in use on the first business day since Obama administration officials declared that the government's beleaguered online insurance service was now able to accommodate a vast majority of users.
The Supreme Court seemed wary of making any changes to tribal sovereignty laws as it considered whether Michigan can permanently block an American Indian casino.
The Supreme Court has turned away a Christian university's attempt to overturn a key part of the Obama administration's health care law.
President Barack Obama says his thoughts and prayers are with the friends and families of the victims of the fatal train derailment in New York City.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein has strong words about Afghanistan's president for refusing to sign an agreement governing the future of the American troop presence in his country.
The terrorism threat against the United States is increasing and Americans aren't as safe as they were a year or two ago, the leaders of the House and Senate intelligence committees said.
Josh Scott scored 16 points, Askia Booker had 13, and Colorado routed Air Force 81-57 Saturday for its seventh win in a row.
IOC President Thomas Bach met with Russian gay rights activists who urged an investigation before the Sochi Olympics into national laws banning "gay propaganda."
Tyler Russell completed a three-point play in overtime after back-and-forth lead changes on Saturday to give Houston Baptist a 74-72 victory over Army.
A murder trial has been postponed in the death of an elderly German journalist and socialite in the District of Columbia.
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President Barack Obama says he'll release a new national security strategy next year.
The Obama administration said on Friday that it was maintaining tough oil-related sanctions against Iran even though the U.S. and five other world powers have signed an initial deal with Tehran to curb its nuclear program and prevent it from developing nuclear weapons.
Gov. John Kasich wants Ohioans to avoid using the dreaded letter "M" on Saturday when No. 3 Ohio State faces archrival Michigan.