Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton charged $300,000 to speak to students and faculty at University of California Los Angeles in March, even after school officials tried to negotiate the deal.
A two-year-old case involving the shooting death of an unarmed 18-year-old white man by a black police officer is gaining attention on social media in the wake of this week’s protests and rioting in Ferguson, Missouri.
The number of reported abortions fell to a historic low in 2011, the federal government said this week in its annual tally of most of the nation’s states.
Police arrested six people in New York on Thursday for trying to disrupt the world famous Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in protest of a grand jury’s decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri.
FedBid, the politically connected contractor ousted by the VA, has benefited from a cadre of congressional allies who stepped in to defend the company and pressure the department to keep using its services, even as a top procurement officer was warning against it.
A memorial planned to honor one of the great American leaders of the 20th century has instead become a monument to government waste.
The Associated Press has obtained a copy of the testimony and evidence presented to the grand jury that declined to indict Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown.
With the lame-duck Congress failing to advance bipartisan surveillance-reform legislation, President Obama faces an uphill climb next year with his plans to end the National Security Agency’s mass collection of phone records.
More than 400,000 people were without power on Thanksgiving Day as a result of a winter storm that ripped down the East Coast on Wednesday night.
Before he feasted on a Thanksgiving meal with six kinds of pie, President Obama called U.S. troops from each of the five military branches to thank them for their service on behalf of the nation.
Officials at Magpul Industries unveiled Wednesday its new facilities in Texas and Wyoming, making good on a vow to leave Colorado in response to the state’s sweeping gun-control legislation.
The family of a 12-year-old boy fatally wounded by a Cleveland police officer said surveillance video of the shooting shows that if the officer had not acted so quickly the youngster would still be alive.