In a polarized Washington, President Barack Obama's last State of the Union address drew sharply different partisan reactions, with a few exceptions.
Politicians, musicians and fans around the world — from the Vatican to the International Space Station — paid tribute to David Bowie on Monday, following his death at 69 from cancer.
A macaque monkey who took now-famous selfie photographs cannot be declared the copyright owner of the photos, a federal judge has ruled.
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Jan. 5 outlined her plan for dealing with autism, which affects millions of Americans and their families, calling for nationwide screening and a ban on the use of physical restraints in schools.
Legendary British rock star David Bowie has died aged 69 after a secret battle with cancer.
The mother of a black woman found dead in a Texas jail cell after a traffic stop in July expressed outrage this week that the white state trooper who pulled her over was only charged with nothing more than perjury. And even on that misdemeanor, Sandra Bland’s anguished mother said she had little confidence in the prospect of a conviction.
Geneva Reed-Veal told reporters in Chicago the trooper should have been charged with assault, battery and false arrest.
It’s now harder to find out where your beef or pork was born, raised and slaughtered.
After more than a decade of wrangling, Congress repealed a labeling law last month that required retailers to include the animal’s country of origin on packages of red meat. It’s a major victory for the meat industry, which had fought the law in Congress and the courts since the early 2000s.
Congressional Democrats confronted White House officials over holiday-season raids seeking Central American immigrants for deportation, accusing the administration of spreading terror through immigrant communities.
Better cut down on sugar, especially those 16-ounce drinks, and limit your salt. But you might not need to worry quite as much about eggs.
The Obama administration's latest dietary guidelines, released Thursday, seek to help Americans reduce their likelihood of disease and obesity through a more healthful diet. The newest guidance comes down hard on sugar that's added to food and drinks but says lean meat is a healthy protein and more eggs may be OK, despite years of advice to the contrary.
Robert Stigwood, the impresario who managed the Bee Gees and produced 1970s blockbusters “Grease” and “Saturday Night Fever,” has died. He was 81.
Stigwood’s office said he died on Jan. 4. The cause of death was not announced.