TUCSON, Ariz. (February 27, 2015) — The government — and the press — failed to do enough to save the life of the freelance journalist who was the first American killed by Islamic State militants, James Foley's parents said at a university forum Thursday.
WASHINGTON (February 27, 2015) — House Republican leaders have scrapped a vote on legislation to update the No Child Left Behind education law in the face of conservative opposition.
WASHINGTON (February 27, 2015) — Congress closed in Friday on approving a short-term funding bill for the Homeland Security Department that would avert a partial agency shutdown hours before it was to begin.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (February 27, 2015) — The Missouri State Highway Patrol says seven people have been killed in overnight shootings in southeastern Missouri and that the gunman is also dead.
OXON HILL, Md. (February 27, 2015) - President Barack Obama's comparison of Islamist atrocities to the Christian crusades at the National Prayer Breakfast continues to draw criticism at the Conservative Political Action Conference.
OXON HILL, Md. (February 27, 2015)- Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal on Thursday had a tough message for fellow Republicans who were wrestling with how to fund the Homeland Security Department: "Grow a spine."
WASHINGTON (February 27, 2015)- Prosecutors took a hard line Thursday with demonstrators who participated in a rare disruption inside the U.S. Supreme Court, adding additional charges against them and saying disrupting the high court is different from other protests in the nation's capital.
WASHINGTON (February 27, 2015)- The new mayor of the nation's capital gave her constituents what they wanted — the ability to legally grow and share marijuana in private.
OKLAHOMA CITY (February 27, 2015) — A group of supporters formed a makeshift greeting line to escort Muslims into the Oklahoma state Capitol for Friday's first-ever Muslim Day as a smaller group of protesters gathered outside.
WASHINGTON (February 26, 2015) — By a 3-2 vote, the Federal Communications Commission opened the door to putting the Internet in the same regulatory camp as the telephone.
WASHINGTON (February 26, 2015) — In a bid to ease simmering tensions with Israel over a potential Iran nuclear deal and to make its case for one, the White House has decided against snubbing America's leading pro-Israel lobby and will send President Barack Obama's national security adviser and U.N. ambassador to address its annual policy conference.
WASHINGTON (February 27, 2015) — The Senate Judiciary Committee has approved Loretta Lynch's nomination to be attorney general, sending it to the full Senate.
DETROIT (February 27, 2015) — Federal prosecutors in Detroit are seeking at least five years in prison for a Chicago activist who didn't tell U.S. immigration officials about her conviction decades ago for bombings in Israel.
WASHINGTON (February 26, 2015) — A leading House Republican claimed Thursday that he's been told of a 100-page document showing the Obama administration is preparing contingency plans in case the Supreme Court invalidates federal subsidies that help millions of Americans afford health care coverage.
WASHINGTON (February 26, 2015) — Investigators said Thursday they have recovered 32,000 emails related to a former IRS official at the heart of the agency's tea party scandal.
LEXINGTON, S.C. (February 26, 2015) — Grand jury indictments indicate that four of the five South Carolina children who allegedly died at the hands of their father were strangled and one was beaten.