As the militia standoff in eastern Oregon entered its second week, Ammon Bundy and his followers have faced a loss of supporters and rising opposition from Burns, a nearby town to the wildlife refuge the ...
A county clerk's office in rural Kentucky issued a marriage license to a gay couple on Friday morning after defying a federal judge's orders for months.
A Kentucky county clerk who refuses to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples on religious grounds was held in contempt of court and jailed.
President Obama visited two remote native villages in the U.S. Arctic on Wednesday, hoping to show how climate change is affecting Americans.
New Orleans launched a day of events on Saturday to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, paying homage to the city's resilience.
Florida lawmakers adjourned their special session without drawing new congressional districts, which likely will leave the task to the courts.
More than 200 flights were canceled at airports along the U.S. East Coast on Saturday due to a problem with a flight-tracking system in the Washington, D.C. area.
Ferguson saw a fresh wave of demonstrations beginning last weekend, marking the one-year anniversary of the death of Michael Brown.
President Obama is playing the roles of both climate change warrior and driller-in-chief.
The depths of Ferguson's policing problems were laid bare in a scathing Justice Department report that accused the Ferguson police of illegal and discriminatory enforcement actions.
Confederate Memorial Day has been struck from Georgia's official 2016 state holiday calendar. So has Robert E. Lee's birthday.
More than 45 women have accused comedian Bill Cosby, 77, of sexual misconduct dating back to the late 1960s.
California Gov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency Friday for Northern California counties hit by wildfires.
Dylann Roof was arraigned on 33 federal hate crime and firearms charges, plus state murder and attempted murder counts.
Four Confederate flags were placed overnight at Ebenezer Baptist Church and the MLK Visitor Center in Atlanta.