U.S. prosecutors on Tuesday charged 10 people including four college basketball coaches and financial advisers with bribery and fraud in connection with college recruiting.
WASHINGTON U.S. Senator Susan Collins rebuffed intense lobbying from fellow Republicans and the promise of money for her state in deciding on Monday to oppose - and likely doom - her party's last-ditch effort to repeal Obamacare. | Video
NEW YORK A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday threw out the conviction of former New York state Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos, citing a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision that narrowed the conduct that can sustain federal corruption charges.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico San Juan's mayor urged the United States on Tuesday to prioritize "people above debt" as it helps rebuild from the devastation of Hurricane Maria, after President Donald Trump said that the island's crippling debt "must be dealt with."
NEW YORK Former U.S. Representative Anthony Weiner was sentenced to 21 months in prison on Monday for sending sexually explicit messages to a 15-year-old girl, setting off a scandal that played a role in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. | Video
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump ramped up with his fight with the National Football League on Tuesday, calling on the popular league to ban players from kneeling in protest at games while the U.S. national anthem is played.
The Trump administration on Tuesday will urge a U.S. appeals court in Manhattan to rule that federal law does not ban discrimination against gay employees.
PHOENIX Two National Football League teams largely steered clear of a controversy over national anthem protests that have ensnared U.S. President Donald Trump and threatened to damage the game's popularity, staging a "moment of unity" on Monday instead. | Video
NEW YORK Just days after Hurricane Harvey smacked Texas and hobbled a quarter of U.S. refining industry, the supply networks that fuel the nation's cars, trucks and airplanes began to fail.
Maria, presently a Category 1 hurricane, could lose strength and weaken to a tropical storm within the next day or so, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said in its latest advisory on Tuesday.