WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Supreme Court on Monday let stand a lower-court ruling that left in place Obama administration environmental regulations limiting power plant emissions of mercury and other toxic pollutants while the Environmental Protection Agency revised them.
LOS ANGELES — A heavily armed man who said he was heading to a Los Angeles-area pride parade was arrested early on Sunday in nearby Santa Monica, but there was no apparent link with the deadly mass shooting in Florida, authorities said.
NEW YORK — Wall Street stumbled for a third straight session on Monday as tech stalwarts Microsoft and Apple dragged on indexes and investors braced for major economic and political events in the United States and Europe.
ORLANDO, Fla. — FBI agents scrambled Monday to recover data from mass killer Omar Mateen’s electronic media — cellphones, computers and other devices — hoping to find clues to what sparked the massacre at a gay nightclub and whether he has contacts with any known extremists, according to current and former FBI officials.
ORLANDO — A man thought to be a deranged fan fatally shot Christina Grimmie, a rising singing star who gained fame on YouTube and as a contestant on television’s “The Voice,” while she was signing autographs after a concert in Orlando, Florida, police said on Saturday.
BALTIMORE — A Baltimore police officer fatally injured black detainee Freddie Gray by giving him a “rough ride” in a transport van, a prosecutor said on Thursday in opening statements of the murder trial of a third officer in Gray’s death.
LOS ANGELES — Firearm owners have no constitutional right to carry a concealed gun in public if they face no specific danger, a divided federal appeals court in California ruled on Thursday, in a victory for gun control advocates.
SAN FRANCISCO — California Attorney General Kamala Harris, the top vote-getter in the state’s U.S. Senate primary, has joined the criticism of a six-month jail sentence given to a former Stanford University swimmer convicted of sexually assaulting an unconscious woman.
WASHINGTON — The Democratic Party began to unite around presidential nominee Hillary Clinton on Thursday as President Barack Obama formally endorsed her candidacy and rival Bernie Sanders signaled he will soon drop out of the contest.
WASHINGTON, D.C — Presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump kicked off a fierce general election battle, with Democrats accusing Trump of erratic behavior and the Republican threatening to bring up old Clinton scandals.
NEW YORK — Sen.Tim Kaine of Virginia has emerged as the online betting favorite to be presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s running mate while Bernie Sanders’ chances have slipped, online predictions market PredictIt said.
Yellowstone National Park rangers on Wednesday were attempting to recover the body of a man who was believed killed after falling into a hot spring at the tourist attraction in Wyoming, a park spokesman said.
Senator Barbara Boxer on Tuesday decried a California judge's decision to sentence a college athlete to just six months in jail for sexual assault, while signatures on an online petition calling for the jurist's ouster passed 400,000.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — A retired NASA astronaut was free on bail on Tuesday after being charged with two counts of murder in connection with a traffic crash that killed two girls near Tuscaloosa, Alabama this week.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The District of Columbia’s city council approved a $15-an-hour minimum wage on Tuesday, a rate adopted by a growing number of U.S. cities and states seeking to battle income inequality.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The White House threatened on Tuesday to veto a Senate defense policy bill, saying it would prevent President Barack Obama from closing the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay and limit the size of his National Security Council.