Jazz vocalist Gloria Lynne, whose career included dozens of albums and whose signature song was “I Wish You Love,” has died, her son said.
In what was described as a highly partisan 81-8 vote, the U.S. Senate passed a bill late Wednesday night to re-open the partially shutdown American government.
Cory Booker is heading to Washington. The 44-year-old two-term Democratic mayor of Newark, New Jersey defeated his Republican opponent, Steve Lonegan, Wednesday in a special U.S. Senate election.
The House of Representatives late Wednesday night passed a Senate-brokered bill to fully reopen the government and raise the federal government’s debt ceiling.
House Republican leaders said Thursday they will propose a temporary increase in the nation’s borrowing limit—a first step toward a potential compromise to end the political stalemate that has shut down parts of the government and threatens a U.S. default ...
Authorities searching the home of a Connecticut woman who rammed barricades and led police on a chase near the U.S. Capitol found discharge papers from a 2012 mental health evaluation that listed prescriptions to treat schizophrenia and other mental disorders, ...
For the local sheriff’s department, the death of 17-year-old Kendrick Johnson is a closed book: A tragedy, but an accident.
A day after Miriam Carey ran a barricade and led police on a high-velocity chase through the middle of the nation’s capital, authorities were searching for clues to explain the bizarre chain of events that led to her death.
A wild car chase Thursday that started near the White House ended minutes later in gunfire at the U.S. Capitol, creating a chaotic scene of blaring sirens, locked-down lawmakers and bystanders hitting the dirt.
A series of public tributes were held this week in Atlanta to celebrate the life of civil rights activist Evelyn Gibson Lowery, who with her husband, the Rev. Joseph Lowery, participated in the 1965 Selma-to-Montgomery march in Alabama.
Miss Israel 2013, Yityish (Titi) Aynaw, visited Los Angeles’ Little Ethiopia Saturday as part of an effort by the African American, faith-based initiative Juneteenth Education Technology Mobile Arts Center
After weeks of talking past each other, congressional leaders and President Barack Obama talked to each other Wednesday evening—only to emerge evidently no closer to a deal to halt the government shutdown.
Talisha Harris had seen Woodrow Karey at the Louisiana church where her father preached, but not for about four years.
A Chicago commuter train that was parked in a service yard somehow moved onto a rail line and smashed into an oncoming train early Monday, injuring dozens of people.
Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez’s fiancee, cousin and an associate have been indicted in connection with the investigation into the June 17 killing of semipro football player Odin Lloyd, Massachusetts.