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Russian troops massing near Ukraine are actively concealing their positions and establishing supply lines that could be used in a prolonged deployment, ratcheting up U.S. concerns.
Snohomish County authorities said they would stop updating reports on how many bodies have been recovered from the scene of a landslide in Washington state, leaving in question the fate of dozens of missing people.
Opposition to same-sex marriage has long been a bedrock principle for the party. But increasingly, prominent Republicans are softening their tone or backing gay marriage outright.
The film is stirring debate within religious communities about the boundaries of artistic interpretation of the Bible.
President Obama's visit to Saudi Arabia marks a bid to warm relations that the Saudis hope will result in commitments by the U.S. president to boost the supply of sophisticated weapons to Syrian insurgents.
The White House said the Affordable Care Act crossed a key threshold as it announced that more than six million people have signed up for private health coverage through state and federal insurance exchanges.
The federal government will recognize more than 300 same sex marriages performed in Michigan this past Saturday during a brief window when such unions were legal there.
U.S. corporate profits hit new highs last year, driven by the tight lid firms have kept on hiring and spending almost five years into the economic recovery.
A string of federal corruption cases involving officials in Charlotte, N.C., San Francisco and other cities shows the fruits of aggressive tactics by the Justice Department to root out state and local corruption.
Snohomish and surrounding counties in Washington state have focused much of their planning for natural disasters on hazards such as flooding. But the recent mudslide has shifted attitudes.
A report from lawyers hired by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie absolved him of any role in orchestrating lane closures at the George Washington Bridge last year, and also cleared his senior staff from the controversy.
Private colleges across the country tried to sort out the possible fallout of a decision allowing football players at Northwestern University to unionize.
The architect of the George Washington Bridge lane closures told aides that he informed the governor of the closings while they occurred on Sept. 11, but the governor said he denied any recollection of that exchange, according to a report from lawyers representing Mr. Christie's office.
President Barack Obama and Pope Francis met for the first time on Thursday, holding a symbolic discussion that sidestepped their differences on social issues and focused heavily on their shared interest in economic inequality.
The military needs to rethink how it teaches character and ethics, the nation's top uniformed officer said.
The House and Senate moved to bolster the U.S. response to the political crisis in Ukraine, with both chambers of Congress voting on measures to expand sanctions against Russian officials and provide assistance to Kiev.
The White House outlined broad changes to end the government's mass collection of telephone records, saying Congress must pass legislation to allow intelligence agencies to have speedy access to information held at telephone companies.
Officials expect the number of people killed in the massive mudslide in Washington state to rise "substantially" as questions persisted over whether warnings about the site's potential for disaster had been sufficiently publicized or heeded.
The senator overseeing U.S. education policy said Congress should consider reinstating limits for both graduate and undergrad students due to concerns the government is allowing students to amass debt too easily.
In a stride toward creating artificial life, scientists announced Thursday that they crafted a working chromosome for yeast.