As American tourists rejoice in easier rules for traveling to Cuba, some business owners are hoping to benefit as well.
Projects designed to cut down on fertilizer runoff, expand bird nesting areas and restore native grasslands are among those selected for funding under a new initiative that encourages conservation partnerships between government and private organizations.
The House has passed new rules that could force an explosive battle over Social Security’s finances on the eve of the 2016 presidential election.
The victims of the 2009 Fort Hood shooting attack leaving 13 dead filed a formal petition Wednesday to receive Purple Hearts and other benefits they have argued are long overdue.
Golfing great Jack Nicklaus will receive Congress’ highest civilian honor, the Congressional Gold Medal.
Maria Robles is overcome by emotion. On one hand, she’s disappointed, saying President Obama’s executive action on immigration doesn’t go far enough.
Hundreds of North Texans marched down Dallas streets holding signs calling for higher wages. It was a Labor Day Parade with a message.
The White House is crafting a blame-it-on-Congress legal justification to back up President Barack Obama’s impending executive actions on immigration.
President Obama is headed to Dallas and Austin this week, a trip that began as a fundraising effort for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, but will now include meetings to discuss the crisis at the Texas border.
After 17 terms in office, and running for his 18th, Republican Ralph Hall finds himself fighting for his political career.
Texas is one of several states refusing to comply with a federal law designed to reduce sexual assaults in prison, with governors criticizing the decade-old law as counterproductive and too expensive to implement.
General Motors CEO Mary Barra has told Washington lawmakers that GM could simultaneously release an internal investigation into a deadly ignition switch problem and its plan to compensate victims.