A Senate committee voted along party lines on Thursday to send President Barack Obama's controversial nominee for secretary of labor, Thomas Perez, to the full Senate for a confirmation vote.
At least six people were killed while entire neighborhoods were destroyed Wednesday night by a series of fast and ferocious tornadoes in Northern Texas.
Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev reportedly wrote a note claiming responsibility for the attack on April 15 which he stated was done in retribution for the Muslims killed by the U.S. in the Afghanistan and Iraq wars.
Jodi Arias asked to be executed after she was convicted of first-degree murder, and 12 jurors might just grant her wish Thursday as the murder trial moves into its sentencing phase following the jury's ruling that she is eligible for the death penalty.
Nearly a month after twin explosions at the Boston Marathon killed three and wounded nearly 200, it appears that a new amendment inspired by the bombings could be a part of the proposed immigration reform bill in Washington.
A major casino operator is accusing American poker player Phil Ivey of collecting millions of dollars by cheating at baccarat.
Powerball Lottery ticket holders are feeling sad and relieved at the same time after last night's draw.
A trial for the 2008 slaying of Santa Monica model and aspiring actress Julia Redding just took a major turn this week. DNA evidence left at the scene and now being presented at the trial matches that of Kelly Soo Park.
The Southern California coastline felt a "real good jolt" yesterday at about 1 p.m. A 4.0 magnitude earthquake rumbled just off the coast of the Palos Verdes Peninsula.
With no sign of an end to three mushrooming scandals, the White House acknowledged the rising political dangers on Wednesday by launching a concerted effort at damage control.
According to new research, 5,879 letter carriers were attacked by dogs in 2012 and Los Angeles, where 69 incidents were reported, led the list of America's "vicious" cities.
Police in Nevada have charged the man believed to have killed five people during a brutal murder spree on Monday with "open murder."
The report showed the nation's largest airlines were on-schedule 79.9 percent of the time in March, down from 82.2 percent during the same period in 2012.
The acting head of the Internal Revenue Service has resigned, forced out by the White House after it came to light that the agency had illegally targeted conservative groups during the last presidential campaign.
It's happened again. Just one week after a disgraced Air Force sexual assault prevention official was arrested for sexual battery, the U.S. Army is dealing with new allegations of sexual misconduct by one of its own officers in charge of the sex assault prevention unit in Fort Hood.