Medical marijuana users in Illinois who own handguns will be able to keep their firearms, according to a new change in state policy proposed Friday. But it still doesn’t mean...
Wisconsin has become the first state in the nation to pass legislation cracking down on parents who try to give away their adopted kids.
A U.S. agency whose mission is to foster democracy by providing financial aid to foreign governments is under fire for what some lawmakers charge is blatant political bribery...
For Alan Gross, the American contractor locked up in a Cuban prison on spying charges, the road to freedom seems increasingly out of reach.
As states struggle to clamp down on a growing meth epidemic, they're turning to a tactic commonly used to target sex offenders: name and shame.
The Obama administration often touts that people with pre-existing conditions and countless others can now get covered under ObamaCare. But there's another group that's...
Momentum is building behind what would be an unprecedented effort to amend the U.S. Constitution, through a little-known provision that gives states rather than Congress the...
A wave of retirements is about to hit the Hoover Dam, leaving the government scrambling to fill positions.
Hourly workers who rely on tips for a living are turning to the states in a bid to boost their base pay, as the minimum wage debate stalls in Congress -- though business groups...
The controversy over nominee Vivek Murthy raises a question over whether the country still needs a top doc.