A bill to address the crisis of unaccompanied migrant youths arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border has died in the Senate on a procedural vote.
The Obama administration is attempting to cut down on thousands of foodborne illnesses linked to chicken and turkey each year with an overhaul of poultry plant inspection rules that are more than 50 years old.
Marijuana-infused brownies and other treats for sale in Colorado come with all kinds of warning labels.
Edward Snowden's temporary asylum status in Russia will expire at midnight Thursday, but the former U.S. National Security Agency systems administrator appears set to stay on until authorities decide on his application for an extension.
Five people are suing the federal government alleging that an expanded national security screen targeting Muslims has led to lengthy delays and denials in their applications for citizenship and green cards.
Secretary of State John Kerry says there's, quote, "no promise" of a negotiated cease-fire between Israel and militants in the Gaza Strip.
California's Republican candidate for governor says he spent a week living as a homeless person in search of a job to test Gov. Jerry Brown's claim that the state is making a comeback after the economic downturn.
The European Union has revealed the names of five Russian banks it is sanctioning over what the 28-nation bloc decries as Moscow's meddling in Ukraine.
Five same-sex couples have been turned down for marriage licenses in Greenville County.
For a half-hour or so, Republican Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi will be in the same place and talk to the same crowd as Democratic rival Travis Childers.
President Barack Obama is pushing government contractors to stop violating labor laws if they want to keep taking federal money.
Eleven biofuel plants dot the rural expanse of western and central Kansas, so farmers and residents there were surprised when their Republican congressman called for ending a federal program that supports demand for biofuels. Their anger has now come back to haunt Rep. Tim Huelskamp.
The Associated Press has learned that federal investigators in the nation's capital are looking for fraud in a program meant to bring local contractors into major construction projects in the District of Columbia.
Iraq and Afghanistan veterans have flocked to for-profit colleges. That includes a troubled chain that is closing or selling its campuses amid a series of federal and state investigations.
Senate gridlock is making it hard for senators to claim legislative achievements as they run for re-election.
Citing political instability, the State Department is imposing new restrictions on travel to the United States by Venezuelan government officials believed to be involved in human rights abuses.
Republican senators have blocked a bill limiting tax breaks for U.S. companies that move operations overseas.
A federal appeals court panel has ruled that a Mississippi law that would close the state's only abortion clinic is unconstitutional.
Chatter about impeaching President Barack Obama helped House Democrats' campaign committee raise $1 million online in one day.
Familiar with the Export-Import Bank? Most voters in Louisiana and Virginia probably aren't either.