Government forces battled tribesmen in pre-dawn street fighting that killed at least 41 people. Meanwhile, Islamist fighters loyal to al-Qaida seized the southern town of Zinjibar, raising concerns about the consequences of a collapse of government...
While the government of Bahrain today officially lifts the state of emergency that it declared in March, activists say they've been warned against doing anything that authorities don't like.
House Republicans have started an agenda that concentrates on corporations but this approach may not work at the polls. David Smick of The Weekly Standard thinks the GOP should take a tip from Reagan and focus on entrepreneurs.
There was only a 38,000-increase in employment in May from April, according to the latest ADP National Employment Report a widely watched indicator of labor market strength and a prelude to Friday's May jobs report from the Labor Department.
Enacted last year, the law reduced the 100-1 disparity between sentences for offenses involving crack and power cocaine. Now, the attorney general says, "equal treatment under law" requires that it be applied to some of those previously...
The American singer enjoyed a career that stretched from the Metropolitan Opera to Broadway to Hollywood.
Two men in British Columbia face criminal charges for an elaborate scheme that allegedly used a pinhole camera, wireless transmitter and a group of unwitting students to cheat on a standardized test for medical school admission.
The cyclist's lawyers called the CBS News segment that included doping allegations "reckless," "shoddy" and "unprofessional." The network stood by its report.
Responding to public records requests made during the 2008 presidential campaign, Alaska said it would release more than 24,000 pages of emails sent and received by Sarah Palin during her governorship.
A report from the Institute of Medicine says Medicare needs to make a "significant change" to the ways it evaluates salaries of health care workers and real estate costs. Major changes to these calculations would affect the bottom lines of...