The former Massachusetts governor, who was widely criticized by Republicans for losing a presidential race in 2012 that many thought to be winnable, is suddenly one of his party's most sought-after campaigners.
The Obama administration has reached a deal with Republican Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett to expand the state's Medicaid program under the Affordable Care Act.
Many states faced with a pain-pill and heroin epidemic are pushing to make naloxone, which can reverse overdoses, more widely available to drug users, their peers and loved ones.
Construction lending posted the largest gain of its yearlong recovery in the second quarter, signaling that the real-estate industry's rebound is gaining steam, albeit slowly.
The U.S. economy's second-quarter rebound was more robust than previously thought, putting the recovery back on track as it ended its fifth year.
The substation, which is near San Jose and provides energy to thousands, was hit by thieves early Wednesday, despite increased security, the Pacific Gas and Electric Company said.
A state judge ruled Texas is still failing to adequately fund public schools, after legislators last year restored $3.5 billion in spending cuts.
Catherine Bellis, age 15, who shocked the No. 12 seed in the first round of the U.S. Open earlier this week, was defeated in the second round by Zarina Diyas, 6-3, 0-6, 6-2 in a match that lasted nearly two hours.
The pilot of an F-15 jet that crashed this week in remote Virginia mountains was killed, military officials said Thursday.
William Bratton 'categorically' rebuts an allegation from the head of the Sergeants Benevolent Association that the 2016 Democratic National Convention should not be in Brooklyn because the city won't be safe.
With groundwater levels falling across the Golden State—causing dried-up wells, sinking roadbeds and crumbling infrastructure—the state legislature is considering regulating underground water for the first time.
President Barack Obama has tapped Sarah Saldaña, a federal prosecutor in Texas, to run the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency.
The leaders of the Federal Reserve's 12 regional banks reflected widely divergent financial situations last year, according to annual disclosure forms released Thursday.
A psychiatrist and his philosopher brother discuss how mental illness reflects culture.
In David Mitchell’s “The Bone Clocks,” a 15-year-old girl runs away from home in 1984 and becomes entrapped in an otherworldly battle between good and evil that will follow her for 60 years.
President Barack Obama said Thursday that the U.S. is developing a strategy and military options to counter Sunni extremist group Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.
U.S. lawmakers are stepping up calls for the Obama administration to outline its strategy for combating the growing threat posed by Sunni extremists in Iraq and Syria.
The death of a shooting instructor at an Arizona gun range when a 9-year-old girl lost control of a powerful automatic weapon has raised the issue of age limits at such operations.