The nation's top aviation regulator called for reviews of emergency-response plans and security safeguards at all major U.S. air traffic-control sites, in the wake of extensive damage last week at a Chicago-area facility.
California Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed a bill Sunday that would have required police to get warrants for drone surveillance, underscoring a wider debate over drones and privacy.
California has become the first state to enact a so-called "yes means yes" rule defining consensual sexual activity and creating a new legal standard in cases of sexual assaults on college campuses.
Steady consumer spending and income gains have put the U.S. economy on track for solid growth in the third quarter.
Doctors prescribing contraception to teenage girls who are sexually active should recommend long-acting, implantable devices as a first choice, the American Academy of Pediatrics said.
A nationwide effort to enroll consumers in health insurance under the Affordable Care Act this fall will be more complicated than it was for 2014.
The number of contracts signed to buy previously owned homes fell in August, a new sign of an uneven housing recovery.
Joni Ernst earned praise from tea-party backers during the Iowa Republican primary for the Senate, but in the general election she has toned down her message.
"Dividend arbitrage" helps big banks generate more than $1 billion a year by helping hedge funds reduce taxes, but it has drawn criticism from U.S. authorities.
Immigrants who enter the country illegally are becoming less likely to be deemed eligible for asylum, as federal authorities tighten standards.
The U.S. and its allies mounted new attacks on oil assets controlled by Islamic State and expanded their campaign to another front, aiding besieged Syrian Kurds battling the extremist group in a strategic city on the Turkish border, officials said.
The American military effort against history's deadliest Ebola outbreak is taking shape in West Africa, but concerns are mounting that the pace isn't fast enough.
The U.S. Consulate and the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong on Monday urged restraint after a weekend that saw clashes between thousands of pro-democracy protesters and police.
President Barack Obama said U.S. intelligence underestimated that the political chaos in Syria over the past several years would create an environment for extremist group Islamic State to thrive.