The cyber attack on Sony that forced a major film release to be pulled is being viewed as a national security matter, the White House says.
Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin is canceling his dream plan to create a single-payer health system in the state.
Nearly 250 prison officers are being bussed across the country to fill gaps at other jails because staff shortages are so acute this Christmas, according to leaked documents.
Kurdish forces in northern Iraq say they have broken the IS siege of Mount Sinjar, claiming their biggest victory yet against the militants.
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An independent panel appointed to investigate the Secret Service after a series of security breaches around the White House released a report Thursday that said the agency tasked with protecting the president of the United States is “starved for leadership.”
Nebraska and Oklahoma are asking the US Supreme Court to nullify a 2012 law that made marijuana legal in the US state of Colorado.
US stocks close at record highs on Thursday, with the Dow Jones surging over 400 points, continuing a rally sparked by the Federal Reserve the day before.
Both girls accused of stabbing a Wisconsin classmate in order to please an online fictional character are competent to stand trial, a judge says.
Before heading to Hawaii for the holidays, President Obama signed a flurry of bills into laws affecting everything from Russian defense contractors to American duck hunters.
Congress is ending the year just about where it started it. Only 14 percent of voters approve of the job lawmakers are doing, while 80 percent disapprove, according to the latest Fox News poll.
The US Federal Reserve gives Wall Street banks even more time to comply with parts of the Volcker Rule, a key part of the reforms introduced by Congress following the financial crisis.
President Barack Obama has signed legislation into law allowing him to sanction Venezuelan government officials who were involved in a crackdown on anti-government protesters.
International relief organisations say thousands of children have been recruited as child soldiers in the Central African Republic.
President Obama on Thursday capped a swift and forceful response to an Associated Press investigation by signing into law a measure that bars suspected Nazi war criminals from receiving U.S. Social Security benefits.
Fifa's reputation has been hurt by the resignation of ethics investigator Michael Garcia, says vice president Jim Boyce.
New tests claim Cameroon player Albert Ebosse died in Algeria after a beating and not from an object thrown by fans.
America’s first-ever offshore wind farm is going over-budget before construction even begins, critics say. The $2.6 billion Cape Wind project, a private project benefiting from millions in federal subsidies, plans to pioneer offshore wind energy in pursuit of an eco-friendly, sustainable energy supply. Wind turbines typically seen onshore will be installed offshore on the coast of Cape Cod in Nantucket Sound.