updated: 05/01/2016 4:39 a.m.
Hundreds of Arkansas Republicans in four cities gathered Saturday morning to elect 12 delegates for their party's presidential nominating convention in Cleveland.
posted: 05/01/2016 4:26 a.m.
President Barack Obama on Saturday night got one more chance to poke fun at fellow politicians, the press and himself at the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner.
posted: 05/01/2016 4:24 a.m.
The Rev. Daniel Berrigan, a Roman Catholic priest and peace activist who was imprisoned for burning draft files in a protest against the Vietnam War, died Saturday. He was 94.
updated: 05/01/2016 4:24 a.m.
A half-century ago, they were on opposite sides of a nation divided over a distant war.
updated: 05/01/2016 4:21 a.m.
Tens of thousands of people filled an arena this weekend to listen to Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger talk business for hours at Berkshire Hathaway's annual meeting.
posted: 05/01/2016 4:18 a.m.
Little Simba, a toy poodle, was among the first to try a special bathroom just for animals at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport, among a growing number of “pet relief facilities” being installed at major air hubs across the nation.
updated: 05/01/2016 4:15 a.m.
Houston's efforts to use local clean-air laws to regulate pollution in the home of the nation's largest petrochemical complex were halted Friday by a Texas Supreme Court ruling in favor of energy and chemical companies that claimed the city had overreached.
updated: 05/01/2016 4:12 a.m.
Congress accomplished relatively little in a short work period, missing deadlines on the budget and on helping Puerto Rico with its financial crisis as lawmakers began a weeklong break.
updated: 05/01/2016 3:58 a.m.
The U.S.-led United Nations Command on Saturday dismissed as unsubstantiated accusations from North Korea that U.S. troops at a border village tried to provoke its front-line troops with "disgusting acts."
posted: 05/01/2016 3:57 a.m.
An oil and natural-gas field in the western United States is largely responsible for a global uptick of the air pollutant ethane, according to a new study.
updated: 05/01/2016 3:50 a.m.
The Supreme Court, at two months, 31 arguments and 18 decisions since the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, is feeding questions over whether the court is hopelessly deadlocked or coping as a party of eight.
posted: 05/01/2016 3:48 a.m.
The Republican Party in California has been split for decades between those who want it to tack to the ideological center to expand its diminishing appeal and those who want it to enforce conservative purity.
updated: 05/01/2016 3:45 a.m.
It's a time-honored tradition for politicians to deny any interest in the vice presidency. But this year, with the possibility of Donald Trump as the Republican nominee, they really mean it.
posted: 05/01/2016 3:33 a.m.
For decades, tourists have visited the historic home of James Monroe outside Charlottesville, Va., encountering the quaint -- if not underwhelming -- residence of the nation's fifth president.
posted: 05/01/2016 3:32 a.m.
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer will walk away with a $55 million severance package if the company’s auction of its Internet operations culminates in a sale that ousts her from her job.