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Marathon bomber suspect’s sister goes before judge

Marathon bomber suspect’s sister goes before judge

A sister of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects was led away in handcuffs Tuesday after a brief court appearance on aggravated harassment charges, which her lawyer said were based on…

Harry Reid playing major role in close Senate races

Harry Reid playing major role in close Senate races

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has twice won elections he was supposed to lose. If Democrats maintain control of the Senate in November, much of the credit will go to…

White House intruder made it further inside

White House intruder made it further inside

The intruder who climbed a fence made it farther inside the White House than the Secret Service has publicly acknowledged, a Republican congressman said Monday. The disclosures came on the…

Missing UVA coed suspect linked to another case

Missing UVA coed suspect linked to another case

A forensic clue uncovered in the investigation of a missing University of Virginia student has led investigators to believe they have “a significant break” in the unsolved death of another…

Obama admits U.S. underestimated Muslim extremists

Obama admits U.S. underestimated Muslim extremists

President Barack Obama is acknowledging that U.S. intelligence agencies underestimated the threat from Islamic State militants in the Middle East and overestimated the ability and will of Iraq’s army to…

Drone operators face the stress of war too

Drone operators face the stress of war too

President Barack Obama has assured Americans he opposes sending U.S. ground troops to crush Islamic extremists in Iraq and Syria — well aware the country is not ready to return…

Advice to teens: Practice birth control, use protection

Advice to teens: Practice birth control, use protection

Teen girls who have sex should use IUDs or hormonal implants — long-acting birth control methods that are effective, safe and easy to use, the nation’s most influential pediatricians’ group…

Janes Fonda talks about sexual abuse of her mother

Janes Fonda talks about sexual abuse of her mother

Jane Fonda told an audience of activists and philanthropists that her mother had been sexually abused as a child before eventually committing suicide at 42. Fonda shared the personal story…

Obama: Mistrust of police corrodes America

Obama: Mistrust of police corrodes America

The widespread mistrust of law enforcement that was exposed by the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black man in Missouri exists in too many other communities and is having…

Increased White House security sparks anger

Increased White House security sparks anger

The prospect of more of the U.S. capital being closed off after an intruder got into the White House has struck a nerve in Washington over public space being eroded…