Dr. Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol, who contracted Ebola in Liberia, have been released from an Atlanta hospital, and their doctor says they have recovered and can't spread the disease.
UC Berkeley and other colleges are adding staffers to provide confidential support for sexual-assault victims, part of a push for a "victim-centered approach" to address such violence on campus.
Al Gore had "serious reservations" about selling Current TV to Al Jazeera but overcame them because he believed the U.S. was likely to influence the broadcaster and foster understanding, court papers say.
Former Gov. Bob McDonnell said his 38-year marriage to Maureen McDonnell is "on hold" as he testified in his own defense during the couple's trial on federal political-corruption charges.
Sales of previously owned homes rose in July to their highest level since last September, the latest sign that the U.S. housing recovery has regained its footing after a shaky stretch following last year's jump in mortgage rates.
The Obama administration violated the law when it failed to give Congress adequate notice about the transfer of five detainees from Guantanamo Bay as part of a swap for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the investigative arm of Congress said.
Matthew Thomas’s devastating debut novel, “We Are Not Ourselves,” is a starkly honest, intimate family story with the power to rock you to your core.
Missouri's governor ordered the withdrawal of the National Guard troops that were sent to the strife-torn city of Ferguson early this week after protesters grew increasingly violent.
Mulling a 2016 run, Hillary Clinton is emphasizing her roots in the Midwest, a region critical to electoral success and a calling card for any politician looking to hone an image of no-nonsense practicality.
The U.S. mounted an unsuccessful operation inside Syria this summer to try to rescue several Americans held by extremists, including James Foley, the journalist who was beheaded this week.
The U.S. Justice Department is investigating the death of journalist James Foley, Attorney General Eric Holder said Thursday
Bank of America agreed to pay a settlement of $16.65 billion over its mortgage lending, capping a legal odyssey that has dogged it since the depths of the financial crisis.
New applications for unemployment benefits fell last week to levels that haven't been seen regularly in eight years, the latest sign of an improving labor market.
State regulators fear so-called seed libraries, where residents can "borrow" seeds to plant in private gardens, could spread invasive or even poisonous plants.
Ferguson, Mo., experienced a mostly quiet night on the heels of a daylong visit by U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, who met with residents and the family of teen Michael Brown, whose killing by a police officer sparked days of protests.
A new study concludes that modern humans arrived in Europe much earlier than previously believed, and clarifies more specifically the long time period they overlapped with Neanderthals.