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Commuters are bracing for a difficult trip around southwest Connecticut and to New York City beginning Monday as workers repair the Metro-North commuter rail line crippled by a derailment and crash.
The president and CEO of The Associated Press says the government's seizure of AP journalists' phone records was "unconstitutional" and already has had a chilling effect on newsgathering.
Some lucky person walked into a Publix supermarket in suburban Florida over the past few days and bought a ticket now worth an estimated $590.5 million — the highest Powerball jackpot in history.
Is the tea party getting its groove back? Shouts of vindication from around the country suggest the movement's leaders certainly think so. They say the IRS acknowledgement that it had targeted their groups ...
Republican Senators Rand Paul, Mitch McConnell and Rob Portman continued Sunday to press the Obama administration on the Internal Revenue Service scandal that's engulfed the White House.
LYON, France (Reuters) - A British father living in France has admitted to killing his two children by slitting their throats, blaming a rocky divorce from his wife, prosecutors said on Sunday. Police arrested the 48-year-old unemployed man on Saturday after the bodies of his 5-year-old daughter and 10-year-old son were found at his apartment in a suburb of the eastern city of Lyon. "He offered explanations linked to the children's custody," an official from the Lyon prosecutor's office told Reuters. ...
- Supporters of a hardline Islamist group clashed with Tunisian police in two cities on Sunday after the government banned its annual rally and the regional arm of al Qaeda urged it to stand firm against the authorities.
President Obama took a break from the trifecta of controversies—IRS, Benghazi, Department of Justice—swirling around the White House on Sunday to deliver the commencement at Morehouse College, the historically black, all-male institution in Atlanta.
Syrian troops supported by Hezbollah militants launched an offensive to retake a major town near Lebanon from rebels on Sunday, the heaviest fighting yet involving Lebanese armed group, opposition activists said.
Students at Hofstra University wore white ribbons at their graduation ceremony to honor a fellow student who was accidentally killed by a police officer tackling an armed intruder.
Pope Francis is calling for renewal in the Catholic church as he wrapped up two days of mass gatherings in St. Peter's Square aimed at energizing the faithful.
They battle it out weekly on the Billboard charts, and now they're competing at the Billboard Music Awards.
Authorities believe the driver who plowed into dozens of hikers marching in a mountain town parade suffered from a medical condition and did not cause the crash intentionally, an emergency official said Sunday.
Given the battering President Obama took this past week on a trio of political scandals, any public opinion survey results that aren’t dreadful probably are viewed with some relief at the White House.
Much has been made of the fact that senior Treasury Department officials were told about the investigation into the treatment of tea party groups in June 2012 — months before last year’s the Presidential election.
South Korea says North Korea has fired a projectile into waters off its eastern coast a day after launching three short-range missiles in the same area.