WASHINGTON - In the crucial minutes before an Asiana Airlines flight crashed in San Francisco last summer, the pilots voiced concern about the plane's low speed but did nothing to correct it until just before it hit the ground. | Video
LANSING, Michigan - When Michigan became the 24th right-to-work state in December 2012, conservatives hailed it as a sign the Rust Belt state was "open for business," union workers decried the law as "union busting" and labor leaders vowed to use it to quash Republican Governor Rick Snyder's reelection bid in 2014.
ROGERS, Arkansas - In an unmarked building on the outskirts of this old railroad town, hundreds of workers are going about the unglamorous work of expanding the United States' social safety net.
MIAMI - Prosecutors dropped assault charges against George Zimmerman stemming from a domestic dispute involving his girlfriend last month, a Florida State Attorney said on Wednesday.
SACRAMENTO, California - California will have an extra two months to reduce crowding in its prison system, in the latest twist in a decades-long dispute over conditions and medical care for inmates, a panel of federal judges ruled on Wednesday.
NEW YORK - Ben Wootton was just getting ready to bring his company out of bankruptcy last month when word from Washington stopped him in his tracks.
- The Michigan legislature on Wednesday approved a proposal that would make it the ninth state to prohibit insurance companies from offering abortions unless women pay a fee in addition to the premium.
- Leaders from Boeing Co and its Seattle-area machinists union met on Wednesday about restarting talks that could lead to building Boeing's new 777X jetliner in Washington state, where the current 777 is built.
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Students attending public universities in Florida can keep weapons in their cars while on campus, a state appeals court has ruled.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. National Archives Museum opened a civil rights gallery on Wednesday, with a 13th century copy of the Magna Carta accord, considered one of the founding documents of modern government, as its centerpiece.