Attitudes on same-sex marriage are shifting among conservatives, echoing Americans’ changing views.
Rand Paul's biggest political decision is approaching: whether to run for president in 2016 or focus solely on re-election to his U.S. Senate seat. A Republican lawmaker from his home state wants to free him from the potential dilemma by letting him run for both.
Police in Ohio say a man walked into a middle school and lured a 12-year-old girl into an empty office, where he fondled her.
A judge has questioned the viability of a prosecution against a man accused of illegally building hundreds of untraceable rifle silencers under what had been a secret contract with the Navy Seals.
Katy Sen. Glenn Hegar captured the GOP nomination for Texas comptroller on Friday when state Rep. Harvey Hilderbran conceded the race, ending the need for a runoff.
The Senate on Thursday rejected legislation that would have stripped military commanders of the power to prosecute sexual assaults and other major crimes.
Most of America's young adults are single, don't go to church and while half say they have no loyalty to a political party, when pushed they tend to swing further left politically than those before them.
A judge should not allow New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's two-time campaign manager a blanket refusal to comply with a subpoena from a state legislative panel investigating a political payback scandal, lawyers for the panel said in a court filing Friday.
The "holy grail of guitars" is among the hundreds of rare and vintage acoustic guitars going on the auction block in New York next month.
A councilor in a troubled New Mexico border city who withdrew from his race was re-elected this week anyway.
Matthias Goerne got to sing the title role of Berg's "Wozzeck" twice as many times as he bargained for during his trip to New York.
A Montana couple faces charges for allegedly letting a 2-year-old boy smoke marijuana.
With a solitary Ukrainian athlete taking part in the opening ceremony, Russian President Vladimir Putin opened the Winter Paralympics in Sochi on Friday against the backdrop of his country's military action in Crimea.
Stocks are finishing mixed after an indecisive day of trading as traders worried about escalating tensions in Ukraine.
Senate Intelligence panel staffers took secret CIA papers years before agency discovered them missing
Democratic staffers of the Senate Intelligence Committee obtained classified documents at the center of a bitter struggle with the CIA some three years before the agency determined that the materials had been spirited out of a secret facility and demanded their return, according to U.S. officials.
Brig. Gen. Peggy C. Combs has become the first woman to take command over Fort Knox and U.S. Army Cadet Command.
A sure sign that spring is on the horizon: It's time to set the clocks forward for daylight saving time.
Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul says President Barack Obama is running roughshod over Americans' civil liberties.
One of two inmates who killed a federal correctional officer at U.S. Penitentiary Atwater will spend the rest of his life in prison in exchange for a guilty plea, under a plea bargain reportedly approved by Attorney General Eric Holder.
Fans yelled racist insults at a Brazilian soccer player being interviewed by reporters after a match, the latest case of racism to hit the country that will host the World Cup in a few months.