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The U.S. has expanded its presence against Islamic State militants, four months after starting a campaign of air strikes in Iraq.
State lawmakers have launched a nationwide non-partisan coalition to combat gun violence.
The government has taken precautionary measures before releasing a congressional report criticizing CIA interrogation methods.
The average price of regular gasoline has plunged another 12 cents a gallon over the past two weeks.
Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate arrived for a whirlwind trip.
Angry crowds continued to protest in several cities after a grand jury failed to indict an NYPD officer in the chokehold death of Eric Garner.
The ceremony was part of a nationwide remembrance day, commemorated at different U.S. sites.
Retailers started discounting early this holiday season, but that hasn’t stopped them from stepping up the offers now.
A look back on some of this week's biggest newsmakers.
Former Pentagon official Ash Carter is the nominee for the next secretary of defense.
A spaceship designed to one day fly astronauts to Mars blasted off on Friday for an unmanned trial run around Earth.
U.S. Republicans plan legislation to strengthen the U.S.-Mexican border and discourage illegal immigration.
The annual ritual near the White House featured performances from singers Patti LaBelle and Steve Miller.
The House Speaker says he wants to avert a shutdown while keeping some budget "leverage" over the President's immigration order.
A police union official defended a white officer's role in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man as protesters gathered a day after a grand jury voted not to bring charges.
The United States failed to rescue a U.S. citizen held hostage by al Qaeda's Yemen branch, and the group threatened to kill him in a new video posted on the Internet.
The recent shooting of a 12-year-old boy with a toy gun is only one case of excessive force used against civilians in Cleveland according to a Justice Department investigation.
Workers in the fast-food, home care and airline industries are staging protests and strikes to advocate for a $15 minimum wage and other labor rights.
Apple's Tim Cook is lending his name to legislation to bar discrimination against state employees on the basis of their sexual orientation in his native Alabama.
Same-sex marriages could begin in Florida in early January after the appellate court declined to further stay a lower court ruling that overturned the state's ban on gay weddings.