During the recession, middle-class and poor Americans gave more of their incomes to charity organizations than did the wealthy, according to a new study
During the recession, middle-class and poor Americans gave more of their incomes to charity organizations than did the wealthy, according to a new study.
The U.S. is seeing "historic" progress in reducing both its crime and its incarceration rates, Attorney General Eric Holder said, with the federal prison population falling by some 4,800 inmates in the past year — "the first decrease we've seen in many decades."
A 9-year-old girl in Arizona on Monday accidentally killed her firing-range instructor when she lost control of an Uzi submachine gun.
In a deal that would create the third-largest fast-food chain, Burger King announced on Tuesday that it intended to buy Canada's Tim Hortons for about $11 billion.
After two weeks of sometimes violent protests, the family of Michael Brown finally took some time to mourn on Monday.
A video that shows an American journalist being beheaded by extremist militants has sparked outrage, along with arguments over whether the images should be restricted online.
House GOP leaders pulled the plug on a $659 million bill to deal with the influx of tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors entering the U.S. from Central America.
Sen. Marco Rubio, a potential 2016 GOP presidential contender, is concerned about issues of access to affordable education, availability of job training and prospects for economic mobility. While shunning the "income inequality" language of the left, he insists that those problems need to be viewed through the lens of limited government.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry is expected to announce on Monday that he is ordering 1,000 National Guard troops to the border with Mexico, according to reports from The Monitor and The Houston Chronicle.
Sam Wilson will carry Captain America's shield. It's the second major announcement from comics publisher Marvel, which also said this week that the new Thor will be female.