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Massive cheating among athletes, others at UNC

Massive cheating among athletes, others at UNC

Bogus classes and automatic A’s and B’s are at the heart of a cheating scandal at the University of North Carolina that lasted nearly two decades, encompassing about 3,100 students…

America will track all traveling from Ebola spots

America will track all traveling from Ebola spots

All travelers who come into the U.S. from three Ebola-stricken West African nations will now be monitored for three weeks, the latest step by federal officials to keep the disease…

Wow: A 1.7 percent COLA raise for Social Security

Wow: A 1.7 percent COLA raise for Social Security

Millions of older Americans who rely on federal benefits will get a 1.7 percent increase in their monthly payments next year, the government announced Wednesday. It’s the third year in…

Polls favor Republicans to run Congress

Polls favor Republicans to run Congress

Two weeks before Election Day, most of the nation’s likely voters now expect the Republican Party to take control of the U.S. Senate, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll.…

More training, more airport checks on Ebola

More training, more airport checks on Ebola

The federal government is closing a gap in Ebola screening at airports while states from New York to Texas to California work to get hospitals and nurses ready in case…

Secret Service assigned to cover domestic abuse?

Secret Service assigned to cover domestic abuse?

A new government investigation questions a bizarre Secret Service mission that pulled agents from their assignment near the White House and sent them to the rural Maryland home of a…

Did three Denver girls want to join Islamic militants?

Did three Denver girls want to join Islamic militants?

Authorities are investigating whether three teenage girls from suburban Denver who may have been trying to join Islamic State militants in Syria have friends or associates with similar intentions. A…

God, underwear and Mormons

God, underwear and Mormons

The Mormon church is addressing the mystery that has long surrounded undergarments worn by its faithful with a new video explaining the practice in-depth while admonishing ridicule from outsiders about…

Obama’s bittersweet visit home

Obama’s bittersweet visit home

A lesson from President Barack Obama’s brief trip home, straight out of Shakespeare: What’s past is prologue. While his trip to Chicago offered a sweet taste of nostalgia, it also…

Democrats love to see minimum wage on ballots

Democrats love to see minimum wage on ballots

As Democrats across the country make an election-year push to raise the minimum wage, they often point to fast food workers, baristas and others who are struggling to raise families,…