The chairman of the U.S. House Natural Resources Committee says the Interior Department should not be working on oil and gas development permits and leases in Alaska and elsewhere during the partial government shutdown
A dishwasher at a Miami hotel claimed in a lawsuit that her former employer violated her religious rights by scheduling her to work on Sundays. This week, a jury agreed and awarded Marie Jean Pierre $21 million in punitive damages, NBC reports. But, as WTVJ points out, she’ll end up...
A 21-year-old Georgia man has been arrested for allegedly plotting to attack the White House and other federal buildings, CNN reports. Authorities say Hasher Taheb planned to use explosives and an anti-tank rocket. “His alleged intent was to attack the White House and other targets of opportunity in the Washington...
Lawyers say a U.S.-born Marine veteran suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder was held for three days for possible deportation after pleading guilty to a disturbance at a western Michigan hospital
Three months after a stretch limousine crash in rural upstate New York killed 20 people, federal investigators haven't been able to examine the vehicle for problems that might trigger safety recommendations
A survey of sexual harassment within the far-flung United Nations system found that a third of respondents experienced at least one incident in the last two years _ most commonly sexual stories or jokes that were offensive
Supporters of a Massachusetts immigration activist facing deportation rallied across the country ahead of a court hearing this week that may decide his fate
The parents of an Arizona woman in a vegetative state who gave birth as a result of a rape hope an outside review of the facility where she lived will lead to change
This year's theme at the Philadelphia Flower Show might be "Flower Power" but not all events at the annual floral festival will be about peace and harmony.