U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara deflected questions Tuesday about whether he wants to be the next Attorney General—but said the successful candidate's priorities should mirror his own.
Earth lost half its wildlife in the past four decades, according to the most comprehensive study on animal populations to date, a far larger decline than has been previously reported.
At least five candidates in close contests are playing up their military service, running TV ads that include photos of them in uniform.
Drug and medical-device companies paid at least $3.5 billion to U.S. physicians and teaching hospitals during the final five months of last year.
The yearly growth in home prices across the U.S. slowed more than expected in the middle of summer, according to a home price report.
A federal judge in Oklahoma ruled that subsidies under the Affordable Care Act can't go to consumers who obtained health coverage through a federal exchange.
A federal judge has accepted a plea agreement between prosecutors and Adel Abdel Bary, an alleged operative of an al Qaeda affiliate who was indicted in connection with the 1998 bombings of the U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania.
California will become the first state to allow family members to ask a judge to temporarily seize guns from someone who may pose an immediate danger.
Secret Service Director Julia Pierson told a congressional committee that the agency's security plan was "not executed properly" when an intruder climbed over the fence and ran deep into the White House on the evening of Sept. 19.
The most significant development in the fight against Islamic State may be that Arab states have finally started taking part in defending themselves against an extremist threat, Gerald F. Seib writes.
Hundreds of thousands of Americans are at risk of losing or having to pay back health insurance subsidies from the Affordable Care Act and face a Tuesday deadline for reconciling the problem.
A Virus Went From the Front Door to Half the Office in Four Hours, a Study Finds
Hillary Clinton has been focusing on policy and ideas recently, but if the potential 2016 presidential candidate wants to connect with voters, she has to get up close and personal, experts say.
The intruder who scaled a White House fence earlier this month and darted across the lawn got much farther into the executive mansion than previously disclosed, according to a congressman.