Though he was known as a man of love and peace, Martin Luther King Jr. conveyed his message with increasing urgency.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren has compiled a long and growing list of grievances with the president-elect.
The transfer is part of President Obama's effort to reduce the number of prisoners at Guantanamo Bay.
He'll soon unveil a plan to repeal and replace Obamacare that will leave no one without coverage, he says in an interview.
The failure to fully seal up tunnels dug by drug smugglers is an "open invitation" for cartels to reactivate them, U.S. officials say.
Chinese state media continues pushing back against what it calls Donald Trump's "rookie" challenge to the "one China" policy.
Kern County remains one of the last few Republican strongholds in an increasingly liberal state.
Myron Lewis, a convenience store owner in Elliott County, says his region didn’t enjoy the resurgence other parts of the country did.
Barack Obama is interested to see how the president-elect’s improvisational approach plays out during the course of his term.
A huge throng shows up in freezing temperatures to hear Bernie Sanders urge Americans to resist efforts to repeal Obamacare.
Russia is eagerly counting the days to Donald Trump's inauguration and venting anger at the outgoing administration.
The group is well-represented among the nation's attorneys, but few hold the highest posts, a study finds.
Despite threats from Donald Trump, Iran insists it won't rework the deal it struck with world powers, according to its deputy foreign minister.
One of three states that celebrate the birthdays of the Civil War general and Martin Luther King together, Arkansas is eyeing a change.
Kamiyah Mobley was 8 hours old in 1998 when she was taken from a hospital by a woman posing as a nurse.
For one, the Arlington Memorial Bridge is in such bad shape that it will be closed to all vehicle traffic during Friday's festivities.
Outgoing Director John Brennan says the president-elect doesn't understand the threat Russia poses to the U.S.
The city's major newspaper blares a banner headline denouncing the president-elect’s criticisms of the congressman and his district.
A pendant belonging to a Jewish girl who died at Sobibór in Poland is identical to one belonging to the noted diarist.
New York City is known for being a pricey place to live, but it's far from the most expensive city in the world.
Jeannette Finicum, whose husband led an armed occupation of an Oregon wildlife refuge and later was killed by police, is speaking out.
Justices will consider whether a law barring disparaging trademarks violates free-speech rights.
From Pat Nixon's yellow dress to Michelle Obama's white off-the-shoulder look, symbolism can often be found.
More than 70 diplomats meeting in Paris advocate a two-state solution between the Palestinians and Israelis.
With Donald Trump’s threats to rein in drug pricing, what would he make of the Syprine situation?
The history of a shooting suspect highlights the complicated issues police face when assessing disturbed individuals.
A third wave of sleet and drizzle glazed swaths of the central U.S. on Sunday, extending icy weather that fell short of dire forecasts.
One describes as "fantasy" a Sunday Times of London report that such a meeting is being arranged.
Collin McHugh called out the president-elect following his tweets ripping civil rights icon John Lewis.
The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus has performed for millions of fans during its reign as one of the world's biggest big tops.
Outgoing Attorney General Loretta Lynch defends the Justice Department's intervention in cases of alleged police abuse.
The court will hear an appeal of a lawsuit related to Muslims detained in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks.
Crowds gather in Washington, Chicago, and elsewhere to register displeasure with the president-elect's plans.
About 2,000 mostly black protesters rally in Washington to defend hard-won gains in voting rights and criminal justice.
The usually sleepy ski town some 5,000 feet up in the Swiss Alps will be hosting quite a big meeting.
FBI Director James Comey won't say whether there is a probe of alleged contacts between the Trump campaign and Russia.
Maj. Gen. Errol R. Schwartz will be removed at the precise moment Donald Trump becomes president.
The Falcon is the first rocket to take off since a fiery launchpad explosion in September.
City officials say the police department will be revamped following a scathing federal report on excessive force.
Samaria Rice is disappointed that a Cleveland cop will again avoid charges in the fatal shooting of her 12-year-old son.