RALEIGH, N.C. — A federal appeals court panel is ordering parts of North Carolina's strict new voting law set aside for next month's elections because it is likely to disenfranchise black voters.
COLUMBIA, S.C. — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Vincent Sheheen wants South Carolina to remove the Confederate flag that currently flies on Statehouse grounds.
What better way to make your point than with a "Say Yes to the Dress" parody?
Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday expressed frustration with how long it is taking federal aviation officials to the local air-traffic control system back to normal.
More often than not, when healthcare reform is brought up, the impact and the interests of businesses are lumped together, as if each faces with the same challenges as the next.
Former President Jimmy Carter gives 11-month-old Maggie Shoulta a hug as she enjoys a cup of home made ice cream during his 90th birthday party on Sunday. | AP
Former President Jimmy Carter says in 1980, he could have taken action that would have eliminated any nuclear threats from Iran today. In fact, he says he could have gotten rid of Iran altogether.
President Barack Obama meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the Oval Office on Wednesday morning. | AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pressed each other politely but firmly Wednesday to address areas of tension in their relationship, with the U.S. president calling for an end to Palestinian civilian deaths and the Israeli leader warning of the consequences of leaving Iran with nuclear capabilities.
During a hearing before a House panel, an emotional Montel Williams made a plea to President Barack Obama to call Mexican President Nieto regarding the imprisonment of U.S. Marine Sergeant Andrew Tahmooressi. "The president needs to pick up the phone ... make the call!" Williams said.
If the 2016 presidential election put Democrat Hillary Clinton against Republican Chris Christie against each other, Clinton would handily win New Jersey, a new poll shows.
Secret Service Director Julia Pierson greets chairman of the House Oversight Committee U.S. Rep Darrel Issa, R-CA, (center) and Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) before she testifies to the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Tuesday. | Getty Images
A day after Secret Service Director Julia Pierson was grilled before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Maryland, called for Pierson's resignation — then quickly backtracked on Twitter.
Gerry Allen, a resident of North Lawndale on Chicago’s West Side, suffered for years with unmanaged diabetes. But, thanks to an expanded community health initiative launched in April 2012 between a local hospital and an insurance provider, he did something he thought he’d never do.
WASHINGTON — The head of the Federal Communications Commission says the agency will consider a petition to ban the Washington Redskins nickname from the public airwaves.
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