The Secret Service said it stepped up security around the White House and is reviewing procedures after an intruder jumped a fence Friday and scrambled into the executive mansion.
Many of the Central American women and children who have journeyed to the U.S. in the past year have settled in New Orleans, where they await deportation hearings.
The U.S. Mint makes billions of new one-cent coins every year—more than any other denomination. But the penny costs more than its face value to produce.
Despite advances in care, experts say, the military fails to save some troops from "potentially survivable" wounds.
A plan to place a water slide running the length of a downtown street has encountered resistance in Los Angeles as California remains mired in a drought.
Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen spent months devising a strategy for managing short-term interest rates. Two days after the plan's release, some market participants warn the new approach may have flaws.
Higher humidity helped slow the growth of a large wildfire in Northern California that the authorities said was set deliberately set.
Filming is scheduled to begin next week on "Race," a movie about Jesse Owens and his performance at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.
Michael Sam, the first openly gay player to be drafted into the NFL, gave a powerful speech at the ESPYs on Wednesday after winning the Arthur Ashe Courage Award.
Aereo may be out of ideas.
All week long, Tiger Woods has been insisting that his game is on the rebound after back surgery.
Despite advancing to the Round of 16 in this summer’s World Cup, the U.S. national team dropped two spots, to 15th, in the latest FIFA World Rankings released Thursday.
Microsoft Corp. plans to cut up to 18,000 jobs over the next year, a 14% workforce reduction aimed at ditching management layers and building a more agile technology powerhouse.