The White House on Monday forecast more robust economic growth in 2014 than last year and a further pickup in the economy for 2015.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie casts himself as a straight-talking everyman, but as scandal swirls around his administration, the number of state voters who see him as trustworthy has fallen dramatically, a poll said on Tuesday.
Voters on Florida's Gulf Coast head to the polls Tuesday to fill a vacant U.S. Congressional seat in a special election watched by both major parties for what it portends for November when all 435 congressional seats will be up for grabs.
A few days after the first time in 17 years that the U.S. government ordered the partial shutdown of its operations indefinitely, its negative effects can already be felt in various regions of the country.
College of the Redwoods professor Jay Scrivner survived a shark attack while he surfed last Sunday, October 6 close to Humboldt Bay in the northern coasts of California, published El Nuevo Herald on its website.
Three weeks before the registration deadline for the new insurance plans in the United States, on March 31, President Barack Obama called for the Latino community to register and avoid the fines contemplated if they do not register in time.
A few days after legislators in the District of Columbia voted in favor of decriminalizing the possession of small amounts of marijuana, the House of Representatives of Florida approved on Wednesday the use of cannabis with medicinal purposes in the state.
The father of the young man that murdered 25 people in a Newtown, Connecticut school in 2012 wished that his son had never been born, assuring that there is no one more evil than Adam Lanza.
A teenage couple was accused by Florida authorities of attempted murder against the girl's parents as retribution for opposing the relationship.
At least 750 people still in an immigrant detention center in Washington have said they are in a hunger strike to protest the treatment they receive and to ask for the end of deportations in the U.S.
Republicans, looking for ways to turn November's congressional elections into a referendum on President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law, are trying to portray Obamacare as a danger to Medicare.
California Democrats wrapped up their annual convention on Sunday with an appeal to their progressive base even as leaders vowed to stay on a centrist path that has won wide popularity for Governor Jerry Brown and firm control over the state legislature.
Over cocktails and chocolate-covered strawberries, a group of west Michigan Republicans gathered at a Tudor-style home in Grand Rapids and vented frustrations with Congressman Justin Amash and his Tea Party tactics that they blame for Washington's gridlock.
President Barack Obama began a new week of diplomatic consultations on the Ukraine crisis with a phone call to Chinese President Xi Jinping that focused on a peaceful solution to Russia's military intervention.
Two weeks after the image of a woman providing CPR to a months old baby in a desperate attempt to make it react became one of the most read pieces of news in the United States, the mother of the baby that was about to die has spoken to the media for the first time.