A 20-year-old Michigan State University student has died after he and another student were shot in their apartment near the school’s campus.
The National Transportation Safety Board is also trying to find out why a UPS cargo jet crashed in Birmingham last summer.
Federal prosecutors on Thursday announced they will seek the death penalty against 20-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in the Boston Marathon bombing, instantly raising the stakes in what could be one of the most wrenching trials the city has ever seen.
The Supreme Court has declined to disturb the conviction of former HealthSouth CEO Richard Scrushy on bribery and fraud charges.
Two survivors of the Boston Marathon bombing and an openly gay NBA player are among the guests who will sit with first lady Michelle Obama Tuesday when President Barack Obama delivers the annual State of the Union address.
In a first, working-age people now make up the majority in U.S. households that rely on food stamps – a switch from a few years ago, when children and the elderly were the main recipients.
When the nation’s foremost dog show added an event open to mixed breeds, owners cheered that everydogs were finally having their day.
Someone armed with a gun opened fire at a busy shopping mall in suburban Baltimore on Saturday. Three people died, including the person believed to be the shooter, police said.
The Associated Press has demanded that George Zimmerman halt the sale of one of his paintings because the news agency says it directly copies an AP photo.
President Barack Obama is canceling a trip to Asia to stay in Washington and push for an elusive funding bill to get the nation’s business back up and running.
The mother of a Connecticut woman who was shot to death by police after a car chase that began when she tried to breach a barrier at the White House said her daughter suffered from post-partum depression.
A woman with a 1-year-old girl led Secret Service and police on a harrowing car chase from the White House past the Capitol Thursday, attempting to penetrate the security barriers at both national landmarks before she was shot to death, police said. The child survived.
Tom Clancy, whose high-tech, Cold War thrillers such as “The Hunt for Red October” and “Patriot Games” made him the most widely read and influential military novelist of his time, has died. He was 66.
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“It will be very interesting, but this is unprecedented in the polls, because you have this really dedicated group of Tea Party folks who are so ideologically opposed to [Obamacare],” Shepherd said. “Based on what happened in the 1990s with the government shutdown, Republicans backed down because they realized they were suffering in the polls.”
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Internal Revenue Service says you must pay your taxes during the government shutdown. But don’t expect any refunds.
The IRS said Tuesday it will gladly accept tax returns and payments during the shutdown.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A woman is suing the leaders of a north Mississippi town, accusing them of conspiring to prevent her from opening a gay bar by denying her a business license.
Pat “PJ” Newton filed the