UN refugee agency says number of Syrians who have fled country's civil war has topped the 5-million mark
(c) 2017, The Washington Post.More than a year after North Carolina became the first state in the nation to enact legislation preventing transgender people from using public bathrooms and locker...
Illinois lawmakers are considering several measures that advocates say would enhance internet privacy rights at a time when federal protections are being rolled back
A poplar tree dating back to before the Civil War has grown around three farm tool blades and is in need of a trimming
Spacewalking astronauts have lost an important piece of shielding needed for the International Space Station
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has renewed her praise for Turkey's efforts to take care of refugees
(c) 2017, The Washington Post.Lawmakers in North Carolina announced late Wednesday that they have reached an agreement to repeal a costly and highly criticized law that restricts which public...
Environmental groups that want to save a marine monument created by former President Barack Obama in the ocean off of New England are asking to intervene in a lawsuit
U.S. stock indexes are edging higher in early trading as investors weigh the latest batch of company earnings, deal news and economic data
(c) 2017, The Washington Post.The Trump administration will seek many modest - but numerous - changes to the North American Free Trade Agreement, according to a draft of a letter sent last week to...
Turkey's foreign minister says a Turkish banker and a Turkish businessman arrested in the United States for allegedly helping Iran evade U.S. sanctions are the target of a politically motivated case
Colorado wildlife officials say it's time to start securing trash and putting bird feeders away _ bear hibernation period is over