The state of Ohio is suing five drug companies, accusing them of fueling the opioid crisis there by misleading doctors about the risks of addiction.
House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes continues to be a powerful force in the House's Russia investigation, despite his promise that he was stepping aside as the head of the probe as he came under scrutiny himself from the House ethics committee.
A day after a massive suicide blast that left at least 90 dead, angry residents of Kabul were counting the cost of another brutal attack on their city -- and asking how it was allowed to happen.
A Chattanooga, Tenn. server is facing charges after she accidentally dropped a baggie of cocaine into a police officer's drink.
For the second time in a week, a noose was found on Smithsonian grounds -- this time, at the National Museum of African-American History and Culture.
The United States has pulled out of the Paris climate accord. Here's more about the agreement and what President Donald Trump's decision could mean.
Michigan Rep. Tim Walberg insisted during a town hall meeting that although he believes in climate change, he thinks it's up to God to solve it.
Corporate America is making a final urgent plea to President Trump: Don't pull out of the Paris climate accord.
It's every New Yorker's nightmare: missing a major event due to a random subway delay.
In the weeks before President Donald Trump visited Saudi Arabia on his first foreign trip, the Saudi government hired three US lobbying firms to do its bidding in Washington, including an obscure group made up of former Trump advisers that will receive $5.4 million for one year's work, federal records show.
The Scripps National Spelling Bee is now down to 40 finalists after starting with 291 spellers. And they're vying for the $40,000 grand prize on Thursday. Here's what the 2017 final looks like by the numbers:
European Union leaders and China vowed Thursday to push forward with the Paris Agreement on climate change despite US President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the landmark accord.
As contestants head into finals, here's a look at the numbers involved in this year's Scripps National Spelling Bee.
The House intelligence committee issued subpoenas Wednesday to former national security adviser Michael Flynn and President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, as part of the probe into Russian activity during the 2016 election.
An odd thing happens to astronauts as they zip around the Earth at roughly 17,500 miles per hour: They don't get enough sleep.
General Motors is cutting factory jobs again.
It's only been little more than four months, but it appears Barack and Michelle Obama are so enamored with their posh Washington, DC rental home, they've plunked down $8.1 million to buy it.
SpaceX is poised to do something it's never done before: send the same spacecraft into Earth's orbit for a second time.
The FBI is seeking information about someone who allegedly made "illicit sexual contact with a minor female" at Arlington National Cemetery on Memorial Day.
If President Donald Trump pulls the United States out of the Paris climate agreement, it likely won't be a quick, overnight process. The exit could take as long as one to almost four years.
A US Air Force veteran convicted for attempting to join ISIS was sentenced Wednesday to 35 years in prison.
Even if you had been allowed to kick the tires as the world's largest airplane was rolled out for the first time Wednesday, it might have taken you a while.
Micah Fletcher, the man who survived the Portland commuter train knife attack, went on social media Wednesday to say people are worrying about the wrong victim.
In this stereotyped mecca of liberal idealism lies a deep-seated subculture that just recently shocked the country: the white supremacist movement in Portland.