White House: No federal bailout coming for Puerto Rico
The White House says it has no plans to bail out Puerto Rico from its debt crisis.
LA weighs rules to lock up handguns, police union wants exemptions
Los Angeles city council members are debating controversial new gun law changes aimed at locking up handguns when they're not in use.
Supreme Court rules against EPA on power plant regs
In a major win for the energy industry, the Supreme Court ruled Monday against the Environmental Protection Agency's effort to limit power plant...
Justices uphold Arizona's system for redistricting
The Supreme Court on Monday upheld Arizona congressional districts drawn by an independent commission and rejected a constitutional challenge from...
2016 GOP Power Index: Trump joins the pageant
Trump and NBC profited from his 2012 non-candidacy. Will they be able to say the same of his 2016 run?
Supreme Court upholds use of drug implicated in botched executions
The Supreme Court has upheld the use of a controversial drug that has been implicated in several botched executions.
NY's Di Blasio moves to stop smokers from lighting up in homes
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio is butting in to what city residents do in their homes, by pressing landlords and developers to ban smoking inside...
Supreme Court will re-hear Texas affirmative action
The Supreme Court said Monday it will dive back into the fight over the use of race in admissions at the University of Texas, a decision that...
Benghazi night call between Clinton and Obama withheld, documents show
New documents released by a federal court show President Obama called then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on the night of the 2012 Benghazi...
Judge orders Brady Center to pay ammo dealer’s legal fees after dismissing lawsuit
A federal judge has ordered that the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence pay the legal fees of an online ammunition dealer it sued for the Aurora...
Sputtering start to US military's training of Syrian rebels
Fewer than 100 Syrian rebels are currently being trained by the U.S. military to fight the Islamic State group, a tiny total for a sputtering...
Kasich plans to announce GOP 2016 presidential bid July 21
Ohio Gov. John Kasich, who's spent the year testing his scrappy political style and pragmatic policy positions around the country, plans to...