The United States and Israel are raising hopes for a restart of the Middle East peace process after more than four years of hardly any talks.
The national council of the Boy Scouts of America is deciding whether to change the group's long-standing ban on openly gay boys.
The Obama administration has acknowledged that a Raleigh man wanted on federal terrorism charges has been killed in an overseas drone strike.
It's not unusual for a cat to get a hairball, but a 400-pound tiger needed help from veterinary surgeons in Florida when he couldn't hack up a basketball-size hairball by himself.
The FBI says a 37-year-old man has been arrested following last week's discovery in Washington state of a pair of letters containing the deadly poison ricin.
The U.S. Army has officially declared a Fort Bragg soldier dead, more than a year after she was last seen leaving a bar near the base.
In a brutal daylight attack which raised fears that terrorism had returned to London, two men with butcher knives hacked another man to death near a military barracks Wednesday before police wounded them in a shootout.
The IRS official at the center of the storm over the agency's targeting of conservative groups has told Congress she did nothing wrong and has invoked her constitutional right to not answer lawmakers' questions.
Anthony Weiner officially announced he's in the New York mayoral race.
The FBI says a man being questioned by authorities in the Boston bombing probe was fatally shot when he initiated a violent confrontation.
Jodi Arias has told a jury that she can contribute to society from prison if she is allowed to live.
There are several ways you can help the victims of the tornadoes in Oklahoma, Texas, and Kansas.
The mayor of the Oklahoma City suburb battered by a monstrous tornado says he is pushing to require safe-room shelters in all new homes.
Oklahoma's state medical examiner's office says a second person was killed by a tornado that leveled a central Oklahoma mobile home park.
BTwo FBI special agents on the agency's elite Hostage Rescue Team have been killed in a training accident in Virginia.
Despite Democratic fears, predictions of the demise of President Barack Obama's agenda appear exaggerated after a week of cascading controversies, political triage by the administration and party leaders in Congress and lack of evidence to date of wrongdoing close to the Oval Office
It's all about the odds, and one lone ticket in Florida has beaten them all by matching each of the numbers drawn for the highest Powerball jackpot in history at an estimated $590.5 million, lottery officials said Sunday.
Authorities say a police officer's bullet killed a New York college student during the response to a home invasion at an off-campus home.
Witnesses described a frantic scene and close calls after an elderly driver plowed into dozens of hikers marching in a small Virginia mountain town's parade.
Powerball is a game of numbers, and lottery officials say the majority of possible combinations have already been purchased ahead of Saturday night's near-historic $600 million drawing.
Gov. Malloy: 60 transported to hospitals after Conn. train crash, 5 critical, 1 very critical.
A judge has refused to halt Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's policy denying driver's licenses for young immigrants who have gotten work permits and avoided deportation under an Obama administration policy.
Greenville Tea Party leader Diane Rufino says the local group was not targeted, but she believes what happened across the country with other conservative groups is criminal.
Officials report a tornado caused "multiple fatalities" as it tore through two neighborhoods of a North Texas town.
Then CIA-Director David Petraeus objected to the final talking points that U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice used five days after the deadly assault on a U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya.
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