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House Democrats and the President can get behind Speaker John Boehner's legislative plan, as long as a path to citizenship is included.
After months of wrangling among lawmakers and opposition from powerful religious groups, Gov. Pat Quinn signed the law on Wednesday.
Nuclear negotiations between Iran and six countries have resumed in Geneva. It’s the third time they’ve come together in a month to try to hammer out a deal that would curtail Iran’s nuclear program in exchange for reduced economic sanctions.
San Francisco's top prosecutor says the nation's biggest carriers have rejected the proposal of a "kill switch" that would render stolen or lost phones inoperable.
Rep. Henry "Trey" Radel pleaded guilty to the misdemeanor charge on Wednesday and said he struggles with alcoholism and will seek treatment and counseling.
Google and five other tech companies sent a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee supporting legislation to reform NSA surveillance programs.
A federal judge in Missouri has allowed an execution of a white supremacist serial killer to be suspended hours before his scheduled death.
The number of landlines grew in about two dozen countries, but their growth was explosive in countries that until recently had poor infrastructure.
The Supreme Court ruling Tuesday means Texas can keep enforcing abortion restrictions under a law that is the subject of an ongoing legal battle.
The USPS is banking that Harry Potter buffs will scoop up the limited-edition stamps, which feature stills from the eight Harry Potter films.
A lower reported interest level in the Philippines disaster is bad news for fundraisers. Only 14 percent of Americans surveyed said they had donated to typhoon relief efforts.
The U.S. Attorney's Office in Washington says the cocaine possession charge, a misdemeanor, carries a statutory maximum of 6 months in prison and a fine of $1,000.
Though President Lincoln said "the world will little note nor long remember what we say here," his words have lived on. Some things you may not know.
The judge set George Zimmerman's bond at $9,000 and ordered that he not possess guns or ammunition. He was ordered to stay away from the girlfriend's house.
Check out this "red team" review of HealthCare.gov by private consulting firm McKinsey & Co., months before the federal health insurance site launched.
About 10 percent of working Americans carpool to work. For two years, Neville Amaria was one of them. He spent two to three hours a day in the car.