WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama wants the U.S. to follow Connecticut's lead by raising the minimum wage. Obama is traveling to a public university in Con..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republicans are dismissing President Barack Obama's new $3.9 trillion budget as nothing more than a Democratic manifesto for this fall's congressional campaigns, ..
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - In a somber show of U.S. support for Ukraine's new leadership, Secretary of State John Kerry walked the streets Tuesday where nearly 100 anti-government protes..
LOVELAND, Colo.- A former Edison State College baseball player, who is now a police officer in Colorado, is in the hospital after being shot. Garrett Osilka is in intensive care, a..
WASHINGTON (AP) - On the latest snow day in a winter full of them, residents of parts of the South, Mid-Atlantic and Northeast were coping with several inches of snow on top of a l..
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama on Monday accused Russia of being "on the wrong side of history" with its military intervention in Ukraine and said he's examining diplomat..
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - Eleven children forced to sleep in cages by their adoptive parents reached a $2 million settlement with an Ohio county where three of them lived before they wer..
MIAMI (AP) - The U.S. government has extended residency and employment benefits for Haitians displaced by a 2010 earthquake in their Caribbean homeland. U.S. Citi..
MOSCOW (AP) - Russia has effectively seized control of Ukraine's strategic Crimea peninsula without firing a shot, but many in Ukraine and elsewhere fear the Kremlin might follow u..
WASHINGTON (AP) - An advocacy group affiliated with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is launching an ad imploring House Republicans to act this year on immigration legislation. &n..
GENEVA (AP) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Monday justified the use of Russian troops streaming into neighboring Ukraine's Crimea region as a necessary protection for ..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Snow began falling in the nation's capital early Monday and officials warned people to stay off treacherous roads as the East Coast braced for a storm expected to..
PEREVALNE, Ukraine (AP) - Warning that it was "on the brink of disaster," Ukraine put its military on high alert Sunday and appealed for international help to avoid what it feared ..
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Walt Disney Company will cut funding to the Boy Scouts of America beginning in 2015 because of a policy that bans gay adult leaders in the organization. ..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Western powers are prepared "to go to the hilt" to isolate Russia for its military incursion into Ukraine, "an incredible act of aggression" that may lead to visa..
SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine (AP) - Russian troops took over the strategic Crimean peninsula Saturday without firing a shot. The newly installed government in Kiev was powerless to react, a..
Russia's parliament approved a motion to use the country's military in Ukraine after a request from President Vladimir Putin as protests in Russian-speaking cities turned violent S..
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - Scattered barricades blocked streets in some Caracas neighborhoods Friday even while life went on as usual in others as a political standoff persisted thr..
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is warning Russia there will be costs if Russia intervenes militarily in Ukraine. Obama says the U.S. is deeply concerned..
NEW YORK (AP) - A toxic mix of heroin and other drugs killed Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, New York City officials said Friday. Hoffman died from a ..