A District of Columbia police spokesman says a man who set himself on fire on the National Mall has died of his injuries.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry says President Barack Obama’s health care law is a failure and should be defunded, but he doesn’t think shutting down the federal government is a good option.
The GOP-controlled House voted Friday to cripple President Barack Obama’s health care law as part of a risky ploy that threatens a partial shutdown of the government in a week and a half.
In recent years there have been mass shootings at schools, military bases, temples and movie theaters. The locations all bring to mind the question – where, if anywhere, are we safe?
Researchers are announcing the rare discovery of a new species of mammal.
A repeat drug bust at a rural plot in Central Texas has led to the confiscation of about $5.25 million worth of marijuana plants.
Visiting monuments this Memorial Day is a refreshing way of fostering a child’s education outside of the classroom, paying tribute to those who died in war and remembering America’s leaders.
Among other programs looking at across the board cuts, the federally-funded Meals on Wheels program could see a cut to services as the government sequester begins to take effect later this month.
A new State Department report is the latest evidence that the long-delayed Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada should be approved, supporters say.
Automatic cuts in federal spending of $1.2 trillion over a ten year period is the overall view of what sequestration looks like. But those possible cuts are tied to hundreds of programs, agencies and entities that provide a variety of services.
President Barack Obama says he won’t go after Washington state and Colorado for legalizing marijuana.
Bob Schieffer was back home in Fort Worth to receive the Bobby Bragan Lifetime Achievement Award Wednesday night, but it was the 37 other people who were honored along with him who stole the show.