US Army aims to decrease number of soldiers by 40,000 over next two years
Boston bomber Tsarnaev asks for retrial after sentenced with capital punishment two weeks ago
South Carolina senators on Monday took a landmark step toward removing the Confederate battle flag from Statehouse grounds, approving bipartisan legislation by an overwhelming 37-3 vote, but only after a long debate about whether such symbols glorify racism or represent heritage.
Likely voters in the early presidential battleground state of Iowa are sharply divided along party lines when it comes to U.S. immigration reform. Just 34 percent of Republicans said the U.S. should give immigrants in the U.S. illegally a path to citizenship, while 83 percent of Democrats said undocumented immigrants should be allowed to apply for permanent residency, a Quinnipiac University poll released Monday indicated.
The rate of unaccompanied undocumented immigrant minors entering the U.S. has fallen by more than 50 percent.
A man suspected in the shooting death of a woman at a busy San Francisco tourist destination has seven felony convictions and has been deported five times, most recently in 2009, a federal agency said Friday.
A 28-year-old man died after an alligator attacked him during a late-night swim in a bayou near a marina in Southeast Texas.