A faulty battery caused an electronic cigarette to explode in a Florida's man's mouth, taking out some of his front teeth, a chunk of his tongue and severely burning his face, fire officials said.
An Oscar-nominated documentary filmmaker was arrested at a House hearing Wednesday after trying to film the proceedings without the required media credentials.
At least eight people from the October 2011 Movement were arrested by Capitol Police on Thursday morning outside the Rayburn House Office Building.
Vice President Joseph R. Biden said in a radio interview Thursday that the Obama administration, not the Bush administration, has ownership of the weak economy.
Thousands of marchers stormed the Georgia Capitol on Saturday to protest the state's new immigration law, which they say creates an unwelcome environment for people of color and those in search of a better life.
Anthony Weiner's attempt Wednesday to end the media storm surrounding a lewd photo sent from his Twitter account only led to more questions, as he denied sending the picture but couldn't say "with certitude" that the man in it wasn't him.
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin defended Wisconsin's governor at a tea party tax-day rally Saturday, telling hundreds of supporters that his polarizing union rights law is designed to save public jobs.
Protesters arrested outside Boehner's office
Investigators said a suspicious package that disrupted commuters headed to the Capitol on Monday was not a threat.