WASHINGTON — U.S. aircraft are continuing their assault on Islamic State militants in Iraq, conducting six airstrikes overnight to help solidify Iraqi and Kurdish forces' efforts to retake and maintain control of the Mosul Dam.
WASHINGTON — The charity stunt has lured athletes, celebrities, politicians and rock stars and gone viral on the Internet, but don't look for any more U.S. diplomats getting in on the fun.
The cast of "The Walking Dead" knows a few things about traffic safety, considering how quickly a herd of "walkers" can turn a drive down the road into a deadly encounter.
Attorney General Eric Holder said the Justice Department is launching a criminal investigation into the beheading of American journalist James Foley in an attempt to use the criminal justice system to go after terrorists.
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.
The National Rifle Association is launching a multimillion-dollar ad campaign against Michael Bloomberg, even though Bloomberg isn't running for office.
WASHINGTON — For all its horror, the beheading of an American journalist in Syria appears unlikely to change lawmakers' minds about military intervention against Islamic State extremists. It's equally unclear whether the Obama administration will be asking them to back a new U.S. approach.
Hillary Clinton has a huge advantage over the GOP in her home state, a new poll from Quinnipiac University shows, leading by as much as 31 percentage points.
Attorney General Eric Holder shakes hands with Bri Ehsan, 25, right, following his meeting with students at St. Louis Community College Florissant Valley near Ferguson, Mo., on Wednesday. | AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais
ST. LOUIS — To reassure the people of Ferguson, Attorney General Eric Holder reached into his own past, recalling the times he had been stopped by police officers who seemed to target him because of his race.
A key player in Chicago's red light camera scandal involving Redflex Traffic Systems Inc. is cooperting with federal authorities, according to a published report.
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 — A federal judge has ordered the Justice Department to provide Congress with a list of documents that are at the center of a long-running battle over a failed law enforcement program called Operation Fast and Furious.
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