Sen. Mitch McConnell's large victory in Kentucky suggested that he could have a fairly unified party behind him come November.
The document written by David Barron lays out the legal justification for the overseas targeting of American-born terrorist suspects. Its release could clear Barron's nomination to the federal bench.
The appeals court granted a stay hours before Russell Bucklew was scheduled for lethal injection.
The ruling is the latest in a growing cascade of federal and state court decisions declaring a right to marry for gay couples.
The Bosnia and Herzegovina Mine Action Center says a decade of work to reduce the danger from land mines has been washed away by the rising waters.
According to an analysis of Affordable Care Act advertising, an unprecedented amount of money was spent on negative ads attacking the law. And very little was spent defending it.
The one-time voyage is meant to inaugurate the company's new Quantum of the Seas, a 1,142-foot vessel that will hail from Shanghai.
Two Republicans with compelling personal stories, Monica Wehby and Jason Conger, are vying for the chance to unseat Oregon's incumbent Democratic senator, Jeff Merkley.
Some in Congress want to give schools more time to comply with a new law to limit calories and fat and add more veggies to meals. But nutrition advocates say it would roll back healthy gains for kids.
There are increasing signs of friction between pro-Moscow separatists and local residents in eastern Ukraine, as some local people demand an end to the violence and lawlessness in the region.
The explosions came about a half-hour apart at a bus terminal and market in the city of Jos. Officials suspect the same militant Islamist group that kidnapped hundreds of schoolgirls last month.
Fifty years ago today, two astronomers in New Jersey accidentally discovered the Big Bang's afterglow. The roaring space static their hilltop antenna detected came from the birth of the universe.
Thailand's army imposed martial law overnight, as the country's political crisis continues to deepen. Journalist Michael Sullivan reports on the crisis from Bangkok.
Narendra Modi made his maiden visit to the halls of India's parliament Tuesday, shortly after being unanimously voted his party's leader. Then, he was off to the presidential palace to receive the invitation to form a government.
In the next installment of an NPR investigation, Joseph Shapiro goes to New Orleans to look at the ways poor people are charged for their public defender in court.
The phony vaccination programs were used in its spy operations abroad. The decision comes after leaders from U.S. public health schools brought the practice to light.
In a day packed full of primaries, voters headed to the polls in six states — including three that are expected to have highly competitive Senate races.
The NFL continued its tradition of awarding the big game to teams with newly-built stadiums.
Warmer weather in Australia and Siberia helped make last month the hottest April on record, tying levels last seen in 2010. Climate change may be putting landmarks like the Statue of Liberty at risk.
After the army declared martial law, on the streets of Bangkok, it's mostly soldiers and selfies.