After a five-month delay, Lynch will be the first black woman to lead the Justice Department. Now she has to build a relationship with the same Congress that stalled her confirmation.
A Boston jury is weighing whether Dzhokhar Tsarnaev should be put to death for his crimes.
President Obama announced that a U.S. drone strike killed two hostages held by al-Qaida: one American and one Italian. Separate operations also killed two U.S. citizens who were members of al-Qaida.
Two new books focus on the culinary lives of these two artists. Turns out, their approaches to food provide a new way of thinking about their two very different approaches to art.
Lo Porto was kidnapped in January 2012 soon after he returned to work in Pakistan. President Obama announced today that the Italian aid worker was inadvertently killed in January in a U.S. strike.
A doctor-scientist’s long quest to help children with a rare form of brain cancer has led to the discovery that high levels of brain activity can make glioma tumors grow faster.
A new book recommends simplifying community college pathways to help more students graduate.
Under the terms of a plea deal, the former CIA director will avoid jail time. Petraeus, 62, admits to having retained notebooks full of classified information and showing them to his biographer.
It’s now very unclear when peace talks that were mentioned earlier this week might occur. Warplanes have been hitting areas under Houthi control Thursday.
The lawsuit will be filed at the St. Louis County Courthouse Thursday morning. It’s not yet known whether it will include Darren Wilson, the officer who shot Brown, 18.
Federal authorities are investigating claims that some Medicare Advantage health plans have overcharged the government for years by claiming that patients are sicker than they are.
Former press secretary Dana Perino’s new book And the Good News Is… details her time at the White House, including heated moments in the press briefing room.
The U.S. Geological Survey issues a report Thursday on quakes linked to oil and gas drilling, but Oklahoma has said that the industry’s wastewater disposal is the cause. What’s unknown is a solution.
Women are often less assertive when it comes to negotiating salaries and raises. Some firms are trying to neutralize the disparity by refusing to negotiate salaries. But will that hurt recruitment?
In Michigan’s orchard country, extreme heat and cold can mean disaster for fruit growers. Now some are using a new twist on old technology to fool trees when sudden, unexpected weather changes occur.