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In the past 20 years, the ground beneath this city has been unusually stable. A 5.1-magnitude earthquake Friday demanded the city's attention—and held it through the weekend with more than one hundred aftershocks.
Republican Govs. Christie, Kasich and Walker, eying potential White House bids in 2016, made the case Saturday for the U.S. to play an outsize role on the world stage.
The death toll from a massive landslide in Oso, Wash., edged up on Saturday, but there was good news too: the number of people believed to be missing plummeted.
Scottie Wilbekin scored 23 points and Florida became the first team to advance to the Final Four with a 62-52 win Saturday night over the 11th-seeded Dayton Flyers in the South Region final.
Backers of raising the cap on California's medical-malpractice awards are trying to couple that with a popular idea that doctors should undergo routine drug and alcohol testing.
New York state lawmakers and Gov. Andrew Cuomo struck a budget that includes a property-tax rebate package and $300 million of state funding for the expansion of prekindergarten in New York City.
A minimally-invasive heart valve procedure with a device made by Medtronic was superior to open surgery in extending the lives of patients with diseased aortic valves, according to a study funded by the company.
Insurers are pressing ahead with a final marketing push to bring as many young, healthy customers as possible to their rolls and buttress a late surge in health-law enrollments.
An estimated 15 million cubic yards of mud and rock fell a week ago in what could eventually rank as one of the deadliest mudslides in U.S. history.
A moderately strong earthquake struck about 20 miles south of Los Angeles, sending a strong shake across the region but causing no major damage.
Russian President Vladimir Putin called President Barack Obama on Friday to discuss a possible diplomatic resolution to the crisis in Ukraine, the White House said.
General Motors said it is recalling 971,000 more vehicles world-wide, the latest in a string of recalls to address faulty ignition switches and just days ahead of its CEO's appearance on Capitol Hill.
Sen. Mary Landrieu has made one thing abundantly clear: Her re-election campaign and her new job running the Senate energy committee are inextricably linked.
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers, a Republican from Michigan, will retire at the end of the year and join talk radio company Cumulus Media.
Three months after a political scandal threatened to derail the presumed presidential aspirations of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, his office took steps to move beyond some of the worst headlines.
In his fight against climate change, President Barack Obama is directing federal agencies to clamp down on emissions of methane, a potent greenhouse gas emitted from energy, agriculture and other industries.
The maker of a chemical that leaked into the water supply in West Virginia this year warned in a 1998 document that the substance may cause blood disorders.
U.S. inflation ran below the Federal Reserve's target for the 22nd straight month in February, a development that could give central-bank officials pause as they debate whether to keep pulling back on bond buys.
A deceleration in consumer spending in recent months helped knock down estimates for U.S. growth in the first quarter, deferring hopes for a sustained pickup in the economy.
David Samson resigned as chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Friday, as the fallout from the George Washington Bridge lane closure scandal triggered a third resignation of a top ally of Gov. Chris Christie.