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Fears of losing pre-existing conditions protection under GOP

Published Apr. 29 2017

From cancer to addiction, doctors and patient groups are warning the latest Republican health care bill would gut hard-won protections...

Immigrants plan May Day rallies buoyed by Trump opposition

Published Apr. 29 2017

Immigrant groups and their allies have joined forces to carry out marches, rallies and protests in cities nationwide next week...

NSA to stop collecting some internet communications

Published Apr. 29 2017

The nation's signals intelligence agency said Friday it will no longer collect certain communications moving on the internet simply because...

Focus turns to senator with doctor guilty of Medicare fraud

Published Apr. 29 2017

A prominent Florida eye doctor accused of political corruption was convicted of Medicare fraud Friday, increasing the odds that federal...

'13 Reasons' sparks criticism of teen suicide depiction

Published Apr. 28 2017

It's a scene as painful to watch as it is graphic: A 17-year-old girl climbs into a bathtub with a...

Facebook gearing up to fight political propaganda

Published Apr. 28 2017

Facebook is acknowledging governments or other malicious non-state actors are using its social network to influence political sentiment in ways...

Congress OKs bill averting Saturday gov't shutdown

Published Apr. 28 2017

With just hours to spare, Congress easily approved a short-term spending bill Friday that would prevent a partial federal shutdown...

Arkansas inmate convulses during deadline-beating execution

Published Apr. 28 2017

Arkansas wrapped up an accelerated executions schedule with a lethal injection that left the condemned inmate lurching and convulsing before...

Berkeley protests peaceful as hundreds rally over Coulter

Published Apr. 28 2017

Hundreds of people waving American flags and chanting "USA" held a raucous rally Thursday at a park in Berkeley...

Trump order creates accountability office at VA

Published Apr. 28 2017

President Donald Trump is creating an office at the Department of Veterans Affairs to improve accountability and protect whistleblowers.

House seeks charges for tech official in Clinton email case

Published Apr. 27 2017

A congressional committee on Thursday asked the Justice Department to consider criminally prosecuting the head of a technology services...

Pentagon gets more flexibility on Iraq, Syria troops

Published Apr. 27 2017

The White House is giving the Pentagon greater flexibility to determine the number of U.S. troops in Iraq and Syria,...

Pentagon joins probe of former Trump aide Flynn

Published Apr. 27 2017

Investigations intensified into President Donald Trump's ousted national security adviser, Michael Flynn, on Thursday as the Pentagon watchdog joined...

Congress doing bare minimum to keep government running

Published Apr. 27 2017

Congress is doing the bare minimum to keep the country running, readying a short-term spending bill to keep the lights...

Body of missing Joliet toddler found in mother's home

Published Apr. 27 2017

The body of a 1-year-old girl was found at a "deplorable" northern Illinois home she and her mother shared with...

Death toll, damages rise as storms move across Deep South

Published Apr. 27 2017

Storms moving through the Deep South Thursday left damage in southeastern Alabama and caused two deaths in North Carolina earlier...

Spacecraft survives unprecedented trip between Saturn, rings

Published Apr. 27 2017

NASA's Cassini spacecraft has survived an unprecedented trip between Saturn and its rings and has amazing pictures to show for...

Gunman pursued injured officer seeking cover, fired again

Published Apr. 27 2017

A man who killed a state trooper and then was shot to death Thursday after a lengthy standoff with police...

Touch new stamp and presto, total solar eclipse becomes moon

Published Apr. 27 2017

The U.S. Postal Service is going all out for this summer's total solar eclipse, with a first-of-its kind stamp.

Slain trooper's young sons in court as killer gets death

Published Apr. 27 2017

With his victim's two young sons in court for the first time, a gunman who shot and killed a Pennsylvania...

Up against NRA, gun control advocates still voice optimism

Published Apr. 27 2017

Donald Trump, darling of the National Rifle Association, has custody of the Oval Office.

Texas backs tough 'sanctuary city' ban as federal push slows

Published Apr. 27 2017

The Texas House approved a strict ban on "sanctuary cities" Thursday, empowering local police to enforce federal immigration law against...

GOP bill would discipline hecklers at college speeches

Published Apr. 27 2017

University of Wisconsin students who disrupt speeches and demonstrations could be expelled and campuses would have to remain neutral on...