The Louisiana Republican governor's lawsuit accuses the Obama administration of illegally compelling states to adopt the Common Core education standards, a case that will elevate his national profile as he mulls a presidential bid.
An American journalist who was freed this week after being held captive in Syria said he was "overwhelmed with emotion" and grateful to the many people who worked to bring him home.
People keep aiming powerful laser pointers at aircraft—where they can distract or even temporarily blind pilots—despite jail sentences for offenders and rewards for people who turn them in.
Filming is scheduled to begin next week on "Race," a movie about Jesse Owens and his performance at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.
Michael Sam, the first openly gay player to be drafted into the NFL, gave a powerful speech at the ESPYs on Wednesday after winning the Arthur Ashe Courage Award.
Aereo may be out of ideas.
All week long, Tiger Woods has been insisting that his game is on the rebound after back surgery.
Despite advancing to the Round of 16 in this summer’s World Cup, the U.S. national team dropped two spots, to 15th, in the latest FIFA World Rankings released Thursday.
Microsoft Corp. plans to cut up to 18,000 jobs over the next year, a 14% workforce reduction aimed at ditching management layers and building a more agile technology powerhouse.
The Justice Department has widened its investigation of the Internal Revenue Service’s alleged targeting of political groups to include the disappearance of two years of emails from a top official involved in the controversy.
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Stocks are opening slightly lower following mixed news about the economy and the latest batch of corporate earnings.
As new mayor of one of the nation's fastest-growing small cities, Howard Klug must steer Williston, N.D., through traffic woes, high rents and an increase in crime. The oil boom in the Williston Basin has brought with it thousands of people from out of state, but infrastructure, housing and...
A federal jury was to begin its first full day of deliberations Thursday in an obstruction of justice and conspiracy case against a friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
Robust demand for buildings from e-commerce companies and conventional retailers eager to boost their online sales is reshaping the country's industrial real estate market and spurring development in the Southland.
Wall Street is waiting for Rupert Murdoch's next move.