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
TORONTO Chelsea Manning was turned back at the Canadian-U.S. border because she was convicted of espionage for passing information to Wikileaks, the former U.S. intelligence analyst said on Monday.
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
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.
Hurricane Maria, a Category 1 storm, has weakened slightly as it moves northward, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Tuesday.
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.
ATLANTA Georgia is scheduled on Tuesday to execute a man for the 1990 shotgun murder of his sister-in-law, as lawyers for the inmate argue the lethal injection should be halted because his conviction was tainted by a juror with racist views.
WASHINGTON A coalition of supporters of self-driving cars said on Tuesday that it will run ads this week in social media and Washington newspapers, in an effort to convince the U.S. Congress to adopt sweeping legislation to boost the nascent industry.
AUSTIN, Texas A U.S. appeals court on Monday issued a mixed decision on a Texas law to punish "sanctuary cities," allowing a section requiring localities to abide by federal requests for checks on detainees' immigration status to take effect, but blocking other parts.