The Senate Judiciary Committee has approved far-reaching immigration legislation that gives a chance at citizenship to millions living in the country illegally.
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A Treasury official says the department told the White House twice that the IRS was preparing to make public its targeting of conservative political groups.
A judge has approved a defense request for federal prison records on the Boston Marathon bombing suspect.
New consumer credit data show that Americans were more diligent about making their card payments on time in the first three months of the year.
Tornadoes destroyed homes and tossed trees around like toothpicks as powerful storms ripped through Oklahoma and the Midwest on Sunday and Monday.
A boulder-sized meteor that slammed into the moon in March caused the biggest lunar explosion ever observed by NASA.
The Supreme Court agreed Monday to consider whether prayers can be offered at government meetings -- a practice that's been common in Congress and throughout the states for more than two centuries.
Afghan officials say a suicide bomber has struck outside a provincial council building in the country's north. A lawmaker says the council chief and at least seven others were killed.
Iraqi officials say five car bombs have gone off in Shiite neighborhoods of Baghdad, killing 16 people and wounding 75.
Authorities in Oklahoma say at least one person is dead and several people are injured after a tornado ripped through a mobile home park southeast of Oklahoma City.
Traffic in southwest Connecticut could be a mess for as much as a week following Friday's collision between two trains that left more than 70 people injured.
United Airlines' 787s will be back in the air Monday Morning.
Severe storms rolled through the Plains and Midwest on Sunday,
spawning tornadoes that damaged buildings and roofs.
Two FBI agents with the agency's hostage rescue team have died in a
training accident off the coast of Virginia.
A small but vocal chorus of young people are
filling social-media sites with claims that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is innocent.
One winning ticket has been sold in Florida for a record Powerball jackpot of more than $590 million.
Two Metro-North passenger trains heading in opposite directions collided during rush hour Friday evening in southwestern Connecticut, damaging both trains and leaving dozens injured, authorities said.
Testimony has concluded in a Las Vegas court hearing on O.J. Simpson's bid for a retrial of the armed robbery and kidnapping case that led to a conviction and a prison sentence of nine to 33 years.
A possible tornado touched down Friday afternoon near Athens, Alabama, according to officials.
The lawyer who unsuccessfully defended O.J. Simpson against armed robbery charges testified Friday his client knew two companions had guns in a 2007 confrontation with memorabilia dealers.
A big asteroid will cruise by Earth at the end of the month, making its closest approach to our planet for at least the next two centuries.
A nine-month investigation was recently carried out by 11Alive's sister station KARE 11, which uncovered levels of formaldehyde in several items of baby clothing.
The nation's top tax official apologized for the agency's treatment of conservative groups, denied he lied to Congress about it and insisted that politics did not motivate the agency's decision to give Tea Party groups extra scrutiny.
Earthquakes Canada is reporting a 5.1-magnitude earthquake just west of Ottawa that was felt as far away as Toronto.
Los Angeles County prosecutors say they've charged a former "Days of Our Lives" actor with selling cocaine out of his Agoura Hills home.
Officials in Hood County, Texas, say it's hard to tell one street from another in an area devastated by a tornado Wednesday night.
Cooler temperatures and lighter winds are giving hundreds of firefighters a breather as they battle a wildfire that has blackened hills near Interstate 5 north of Los Angeles.
A 30-year-old from Uzbekistan has been arrested in Idaho on terrorism charges.
One month after a fire triggered a massive explosion at a Texas fertilizer plant that killed 15 people, officials have had to declare the cause "undetermined."
Another top IRS official has announced he's leaving amid the controversy over the agency's targeting of tea party groups.
An Army sergeant has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for the 2009 killings of five fellow service members at a combat stress clinic in Iraq.
A new study found telltale signs of feces in more than half of pools sampled in Atlanta last summer. But there were no illnesses.
Georgia Lottery officials said Thursday afternoon that Saturday's Powerball jackpot has jumped to $550 million, less than a day after it rolled over to $475 million.
President Obama turns back to Middle East diplomacy on Thursday. The president welcomes Turkish Prime Minister Recip Tayyip Erdogan to the White House for a series of talks.
The surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon attack indicated that the bombing was retribution for what he called U.S. attacks against Muslims in Afghanistan and Iraq, a law enforcement official said.
Some American Airlines and American Eagle flights have been delayed Thursday morning following Wednesday night's tornado outbreak in north Texas.
Several tornadoes slammed into an area west of the Dallas-Fort
Worth region Wednesday night, killing at least six people.
Under mounting pressure, President Barack Obama has released a trove of documents related to the Benghazi attack and forced out the top official at the Internal Revenue Service following revelations that the agency targeted conservative political groups.
The White House has released 99 pages of emails and a single page of hand-written notes documenting how the administration crafted its public talking points immediately following September's deadly assault on a U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya.
New Orleans police say the suspect in a Mother's Day parade shooting that left 19 people wounded has been taken into custody.
The top U.S. military officer says women in uniform are losing confidence that the problem of sexual assault in the armed forces can be solved.