Kate Brown, Oregon's former secretary of state, was sworn in as the state's new governor on Wednesday.
The United States and Cuba will hold a second round of talks aimed at normalizing diplomatic relations in Washington, next week.
Two days before the first of President Obama's executive actions on immigration were to take effect, the new rules have been put on hold by a federal judge's ruling in South Texas.
A new winter storm is working its way across the country's midsection and is forecast to bring rain, ice and snow to a wide swath of the Mid-Atlantic before potentially bringing another round of snow to New England.
What happens when today's high-tech data storage systems become tomorrow's floppy discs? Google Vice President Vint Cerf is concerned about the answer and its implications for preserving history.
The Federal Aviation Administration has released long-awaited draft rules on the operation of pilotless drones, opening the nation's airspace to the commercial possibilities of the burgeoning technology, but not without restrictions.
The fourth winter storm in the Northeast this year was adding to the 6 feet of snow already on the ground in some areas, bringing with it hurricane-force winds and near-white-out conditions.
House Speaker John Boehner says he's prepared to let the Department of Homeland Security run out of money to push the Republican majority's efforts to reverse President Obama's immigration initiative.
Some say white chocolate has a bad reputation because of its history of poor quality ingredients. But aficionados say its mellow sweetness can bring out flavors that bitter dark chocolate smothers.
The U.S. is moving to digitize health care with electronic medical records, Web portals and mobile apps. But as medical data goes online, it is becoming a hot commodity for hackers.