The Newseum and the Justice Department resolve a complaint over disabled access.
Throngs of riot police manned nine-foot metal barricades surrounding the Senate on Friday as legislators inside prepared to tackle the most contentious political issue in decades: the opening of the energy sector to foreign investment.
Journalist Wayne M. Anderson lost his lawsuit filed after being expelled from his embedded assignment in Afghanistan.
The killer, known only as Detlef G, a 55-year-old chief inspector with the Saxon Germany state police, reportedly has told investigators that he met his victim through a cannibalism website that hooks up those who want to dine on human flesh with those hoping to be eaten.
Respect means everything to one of the men accused of helping kill a federal correctional officer at U.S. Penitentiary Atwater, in Californias San Joaquin Valley.
The U.N. General Assembly voted for Jordan to head the Security Council after Saudi Arabia declined the post.
Brown is the former Massachusetts senator who's being mentioned as a possible U.S. Senate candidate in New Hampshire next year. The Republican was interviewed in Londonderry, N.H., Thursday, and momentarily seemed to forget where he was.
Statement by the President on the Death of Nelson Mandela
Al Qaida-linked rebels in northern Syria killed an Iraqi freelance journalist at a checkpoint Wednesday, highlighting the deteriorating security situation for foreign aid workers and journalists in rebel-held areas.
President Barack Obamas high-speed rail program was supposed to deliver faster and more frequent passenger trains to communities across the country. But some of the $10.1 billion in funding for that program could also benefit one of the nations largest freight railroads.
More than 50 people were killed in a deadly attack in the Yemeni capital Thursday when militants penetrated the headquarters of the nation’s Ministry of Defense in a two-stage assault that began shortly after the start of the workday.
The Democratic left will have to look for a new 2016 presidential hero--Elizabeth Warren says she's not running for president then.
When Curtis Shaver came at Richard Kropp last summer with a walking stick, Kropp had a gun to defend himself. And when Kropp chose to fire that gun rather than retreat into his home, he also had Kansas law on his side.
Democrats say Republicans, in charge of the House, are doing too little. Republicans say that's not so. Wednesday, House Speaker John Boehner went to the House floor to make his case.
Assailants stole a truck carrying radioactive cobalt-60, sending alarm bells for those concerned the nuclear material could be used in 'dirty bomb'