Representatives from 192 countries will be in town in the upcoming week for a United Nations anti-poverty summit and the opening of the U.N. General Assembly's annual ministerial meeting.
In the supposed year of the outsider, Missouri didn't get the memo.
Virginia has the legal right to regulate abortion clinics in the same manner it currently regulates hospitals and surgery centers, says Attorney General Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II — a ruling that pro-choice advocates say could cost abortion providers $2 million and put most of them out of business.
The "tea party" movement that staged upset midterm victories from the rugged West to the Deep South faces tough challenges next month in the Mid-Atlantic states of Maryland and Delaware — Democratic strongholds where more established, well-funded candidates have big leads in the marquee races.
With Colorado's primary election a day away, the anti-establishment candidates are surging, and not just on the Republican side.
Mainline Protestant denominations have become known for their unremitting debates over homosexuality, but a new hot-button issue has emerged in the past few years: the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
A court agreed that a Virginia privacy advocate can post public records with Social security numbers of private citizens and public officials on her site.
A majority of likely voters say the federal government should take legal action against cities that provide safe havens to illegal immigrants and cut federal funds to so-called "sanctuary cities," a Rasmussen Reports survey shows.
Seven pastors working in the San Francisco Bay area who were barred from serving in the nation's largest Lutheran group because of a policy that required gay clergy to be celibate are being welcomed into the denomination.