The family of slain North Carolina teenager Phylicia Barnes is bracing themselves for a second grueling trial more than a year after a Baltimore judge tossed out a murder conviction of the man known to have last seen her.
A new Reuters/Ipsos poll found about one-third of those responding said they prefer the Democrats' approach to health care. Republicans polled 18 percent.
President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden will travel to the Community College of Allegheny County in Oakdale, Pa., on Wednesday to talk about new efforts to link up job training with what employers need.
Backed with millions of dollars and potentially millions of supporters, a new group aiming to curb gun violence will launch Wednesday.
The Treasury Department on Tuesday stopped short of declaring China a currency manipulator but raised concern anew about the need for the Asian powerhouse to let markets play a greater role in determining the value of its currency.
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee is the top choice at the moment for potential Iowa Republican caucus voters, according to a new Loras College poll.
A House Republican delegation visited Afghanistan, Speaker John Boehner's office said Monday, to assess the country's security situation.
Republicans Saturday used their weekly address to insist they too are adamant about equal pay for equal work, after a week where Senate Democrats bashed the GOP for its stance
A federal appeals court on Friday upheld an Occupational Safety and Health Administration ruling over Florida's SeaWorld, imposed following the death of trainer Dawn Brancheau.
A lot of people still don’t like the Affordable Care Act, a new Gallup poll released Friday found.
The Treasury Department on Friday sanctioned seven individuals and a Crimea-based gas company for their alleged roles in the tense standoff between Russia and its neighbor Ukraine.
Congress is slipping again, and that could mean trouble for incumbents in the upcoming elections, a new Gallup survey and analysis finds.
House Speaker John Boehner is willing to listen to ideas for extending unemployment benefits. But he wants some ideas from the White House.
The Congressional Black Caucusâ 16 women members Friday sent a letter to Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, urging him to reconsider the impact of a regulation that makes natural hairstyles traditionally worn by minority women as unauthorized.
Many federal drug offenders would serve reduced prison sentences, under recommendations adopted Thursday by the U.S. Sentencing Commission.