Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid is not seeking reelection in 2016, but he is leaving no room for a leadership fight. He's throwing his support to his top lieutenant and message maestro.
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid made the endorsement on Nevada Public Radio after saying earlier today that he won't seek re-election in 2016.
The latest edition of the dictionary of the Swedish language contains a new pronoun among its 13,000 new words — hen, to go along with he (han) and she (hon).
Airstrikes and anti-aircraft fire rocked the capital, Sanaa, while Houthi rebels continued their push into southern Yemen. Meanwhile, Arab foreign ministers gathered in Egypt.
The state's governor says he would temporarily OK a program in one county after dozens of new infections were reported stemming from the injection of the prescription drug Opana.
There are questionnaires that aim to identify people at risk of killing themselves. But the tests are flawed — and it's not at all clear they'd be effective in assessing the mental state of pilots.
In the wake of the apparently deliberate crash of a German airliner, carriers in Europe, the Middle East and Asia say they will emulate a U.S. rule requiring two people in the cockpit at all times.
The Democratic leader later told Nevada Public Radio he was endorsing Sen. Chuck Schumer of New York, the Senate's No. 3 Democrat, to succeed him as minority leader when his term ends in 22 months.
The president called the show "one of the greatest, not just television shows, but pieces of art in the last couple of decades." Their conversation was about the effects of the war on drugs.
A Nashville middle school is test-driving a big idea: To put a great teacher in charge of multiple classrooms.
Police have arrested a man they allege called in a bomb threat that forced the evacuation of the courthouse where the trial of Aaron Hernandez is being held. Police say the threat had nothing to do with the Hernandez trial.
District Attorney Joseph Early Jr. says 40-year-old Neil Seifert, of Charlton, fired two rounds from the double-barreled 12-gauge shotgun at about 1 a.m. Friday.
After the questioning, they argued about what prosecutors can ask Hernandez’s fiancee, Shayanna Jenkins, before she took to the stand.
Jurors are hearing from medical examiners testifying about the deaths of three victims near the finish line. On Day 14 of the trial, the prosecution also had jurors touch replicas of the bombs.
A Boston woman has been indicted on charges of fraudulently receiving tens of thousands of dollars in benefits by claiming she was injured in the Boston Marathon bombing.
Testimony in the trial of admitted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Thursday focused on how the bombs used on Boylston Street and in Watertown were built.
A medical examiner testifying Thursday described in graphic detail the devastating injuries that ravaged the body of Krystle Campbell and caused her to bleed to death on the pavement.
French prisons have come under the spotlight as a key recruiting ground for Islamist extremists.
A bomb threat called in to the courthouse where the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez is being held has temporarily halted proceedings.