| Apr 30, 2014
| 7:01 PM
After a grisly history of electrocutions, gassings, hangings and firing squads, it is the cold, quiet science of lethal injections that has become America's most common and favored method of executing its worst criminals.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled...
| May 13, 2014
| 12:08 PM
Expertos en salud y enfermedades infecciosas se reunieron el martes en la sede de la Organización Mundial de la Salud (OMS) para debatir si un virus letal que surgió en Oriente Medio en 2012 constituye en este momento "una emergencia de salud pública de...
| May 13, 2014
| 1:52 PM
President Obama's controversial pick for a federal judgeship in Georgia told senators that votes he cast as a state legislator would not be "indicative" of how he would decide cases, as he sought to win over Democrats skeptical of his record on civil...
| May 11, 2014
| 2:30 AM
WASHINGTON -- After endlessly trying to repeal and replace "Obamacare," the GOP has come up empty-handed. The health-care law appears to be gaining more public acceptance. So congressional Republicans are doing what they can to revive another old hobby...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 5:17 AM
TOKYO -- President Obama arrived here Wednesday to begin an eight-day tour of Asian allies designed to assure leaders that they have a strong U.S. backup at a time of rising tensions in the region.
Obama went directly to his task after landing in Tokyo,...
| May 2, 2014
| 10:29 AM
Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) said Friday that he would form a House select committee to investigate the September 2012 attack on a U.S. diplomatic outpost in Benghazi, Libya.
At the same time, Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Vista), chairman of the House...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 5:25 PM
MOSCOW — Ukrainian police sympathetic to pro-Russia separatists occupying government buildings helped thwart a threatened crackdown Monday, undermining the government's credibility and encouraging the gunmen to grab more facilities.
| Apr 14, 2014
| 7:43 PM
WASHINGTON — Lower-than-expected health insurance premiums under Obamacare will help cut the long-term cost of the program 7% over the next decade, according to the latest report from the Congressional Budget Office.
The government's reduction...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 4:15 PM
WASHINGTON -- President Obama on Tuesday commuted the sentence of a drug convict, correcting a mistake that had extended his prison time by more than three years and could not be fixed by the courts.
Ceasar Huerta Cantu was sentenced to 15 years of...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 4:36 PM
WASHINGTON -- President Obama accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of supporting "non-state militias" in southern and eastern Ukraine in an attempt to destabilize the country, and warned that the Russian leader was risking economic pain and...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 11:52 AM
President Obama intends to nominate Maria Contreras-Sweet, the founder of a Latino-owned community bank in Los Angeles and a former state Cabinet secretary, to head the Small Business Administration. Contreras-Sweet, who is highly regarded in the L.A....
| Mar 11, 2014
| 4:35 PM
President Barack Obama's appearance on Zach Galifianakis' Funny or Die Web series "Between Two Ferns" is the viral video of the day, but while your friends on Facebook may be laughing, not everyone is into the joke. Especially those on the White House...