WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House said Tuesday it is dropping a proposal to scale back the tax benefits of college savings plans amid a backlash from both Republicans and Democrats.
BOSTON (AP) - Its winds howling at more than 70 mph, the Blizzard of 2015 slammed Boston and surrounding parts of New England on Tuesday with none of the mercy it unexpectedly showed New York City, piling up more than 2 feet of snow.
WASHINGTON (AP) - House Republicans are moving toward authorizing a potential lawsuit against President Barack Obama on immigration, House Speaker John Boehner announced Tuesday, as the GOP struggled for a way to stop the president's unilateral deportation curbs.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The Mormon church announced a campaign Tuesday for new laws that protect gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people from discrimination while somehow also protecting people who assert their religious beliefs.
NEW YORK (AP) - Tens of millions of people along the Philadelphia-to-Boston corridor rushed to get home and settle in Monday as a fearsome storm swirled in with the potential for hurricane-force winds and 1 to 3 feet of snow that could paralyze the Northeast for days.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Law enforcement is concerned that the popular Waze mobile traffic app by Google Inc., which provides real-time road conditions, can also be used to hunt and harm police.
EAGAN, Minn. (AP) - A 15-year-old boy unintentionally fatally shot his 13-year-old brother while playing "cops and robbers" after the boys discovered their father's hidden gun at a Minnesota home, police said Monday.
DENVER (AP) - Denver police shot and killed a young woman who struck and injured an officer in a stolen car, authorities said Monday.
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) - A confounding and heartbreaking murder case alleging that a mother purposely poisoned her 5-year-old son with salt and documented his decline on social media began Monday in the New York suburbs.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Solid economic growth will help the federal budget deficit shrink this year to its lowest level since President Barack Obama took office, according to congressional estimates released Monday.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) - A former CIA officer was convicted Monday of leaking details of a covert mission to derail Iran's nuclear program in a case that, until the eve of the trial, was as much about the journalist who published the leaks as it was the accused leaker.
• WOMAN ACCUSED OF DROWNING PUPPY SO SHE COULD BOARD PLANE: GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) - A Florida woman is suspected of drowning a 2-week-old puppy in a Nebraska airport bathroom so she could board a plane.
CHICAGO (AP) - With virtually no hard proof that medical marijuana benefits sick children, and evidence that it may harm developing brains, the drug should only be used for severely ill kids who have no other treatment option, the nation's most influential pediatricians group says in a new policy.
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - President Barack Obama is proposing to designate the vast majority of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as a wilderness area, including its potentially oil-rich coastal plain, drawing an angry response from top state elected officials who see it as a land grab by the federal government.
MIAMI (AP) - Miss Colombia Paulina Vega has been crowned Miss Universe, beating out first runner-up Miss USA Nia Sanchez and contestants from more than 80 other countries at Sunday's pageant in Miami.
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) - An entire family, including three young children, died Sunday after their vehicle went into a suburban Phoenix lake, authorities said.
DALLAS (AP) - The recent arrest of a 14-year-old Muslim boy whose teacher mistook his homemade clock for a bomb led to widespread ridicule of school ...
CHICAGO (AP) - A 6-year-old boy accidentally shot and killed his 3-year-old brother while playing "cops and robbers" with a gun their father told investigators he ...
NEW YORK (AP) - To many in New York City, the rats are winning.
NEWARK, Del. (AP) - The girl had shut down, slumping in her chair as if she had hoped it would swallow her up.
NEW YORK (AP) - If Martha Stewart had her way, Kmart could have been KMartha.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Teamsters union is making a new push to end contract negotiations with Allegiant Air and move closer to a strike by pilots.
ATLANTA (AP) - Many claim to be natural, which may sound safe, but dietary supplements send 23,000 Americans to hospital emergency rooms each year, a ...
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Authorities say NBA star Lamar Odom had taken over-the-counter sexual performance enhancement drugs before he was found unconscious at a Nevada brothel ...
NEW YORK (AP) - Paula Bennett pockets about $3,000 a year from her employer mainly for driving around 80 miles roundtrip for a deal on ...
CUPERTINO (AP) - Apple is adding Retina displays to its iMacs, which will enhance the text and the image quality of photos and videos.
BRUSSELS (AP) - The world's biggest beer maker clinched a deal Tuesday to take over its nearest rival in a bid to stave off the ...
PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (AP) - Police officials in a small, predominantly black Texas college town are defending the decision to use a stun gun on a ...
ST. ALBANS, Vt. (AP) - Actor Randy Quaid and his wife were ordered held on $500,000 bail each in Vermont on Monday on charges that ...
LAS VEGAS (AP) - The U.S. congressman who drafted the 2006 legislation used by DraftKings and FanDuel as proof of their legitimacy says is it ...