WASHINGTON Senate Republican leaders faced calls from critics within the party on Wednesday for substantial changes, rather than mere tinkering, to a major healthcare bill if they are to salvage their effort to repeal major parts of the Obamacare law. | Video
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly on Wednesday unveiled enhanced security measures for foreign flights arriving in the United States in what officials said was a move that aims to end a limited in-cabin ban on laptops and other large electronic devices and prevent its expansion to additional airports.
WASHINGTON Flush with cash, political groups outside the White House are aggressively coming to President Donald Trump's aid as he battles low public approval numbers, questions about his election campaign's ties to Russia and a stalled legislative agenda. | Video
A U.S. federal judge has ordered four central Mississippi counties to appoint public defenders for arrestees when they are detained instead of jailing them for months without providing legal counsel, civil rights groups said on Wednesday.
NEW YORK New Yorkers and tourists in Times Square can take a trip back in time in repurposed phone booths outfitted with oral histories from the city's storied immigrant population. | Video
CHICAGO Three Chicago police officers indicted for conspiring to cover up the shooting death of a black teenager by a white officer are being made "scapegoats," police union officials said on Wednesday.
An FBI agent has been charged with making false statements to investigators probing the fatal shooting of an armed protester who took part in standoff last year at a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon, court documents showed on Wednesday. Joseph Astarita was charged in an indictment handed down in U.S. District Court in Oregon on June 20 with three counts of making false statements and one count of obstruction of justice.
NEW YORK When Americans think of summer, a few standbys come to mind: Baseball games, fireworks shows and hot dogs.
Michigan sued the city of Flint on Wednesday in federal court over its failure to approve a long-term drinking water source for residents.
CHICAGO A divided U.S. appeals court on Wednesday lifted a preliminary injunction against Ohio's lethal injection process, potentially clearing the way for the state to resume executions.