Indiana Gov. Mike Pence urged state lawmakers to amend a controversial new religious freedom law to clarify that it does not allow businesses to discriminate, bowing to days of criticism that the measure was an invitation to refuse services to gay customers
Iran and six world powers entered the final day of talks in Lausanne, Switzerland, over its nuclear program Tuesday
A prisoner who escaped from custody in a northern Virginia hospital Tuesday morning has been captured and taken into custody
Amazon on Tuesday introduced a new online store focusing on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) toys that help children develop valuable skills in in-demand fields. The top pick on the store’s front page was a child-friendly microscope
The survey found that 57% of Republicans aged 18-34 said they had a positive view of birth control, and two-thirds of them agreed that "every adult woman should have access to affordable, effective birth control"
Trevor Noah, named Monday as Jon Stewart's replacement as host of The Daily Show, has come under fire after people have labeled some of the South African's past jokes "anti-Semitic" and "sexist"
As of Tuesday, the outbreak, which has persisted for more than a year, has infected 25,178 people and killed 10,445, according to new numbers released by the World Health Organization (WHO)
Prosecutors said they have so far found no indications in Andreas Lubitz's family, his personal surroundings or in his work environment of any motive that might have prompted him to deliberate crash the Airbus A320 he was flying in the French Alps last Tuesday
The fight over "religious freedom" proposals facing increasing criticism from advocates who call them a license to discriminate against gays and lesbians has shifted toward Arkansas, which was poised to become the second state this year to enact such a measure
Hillary Clinton emailed her staff on an iPad as well as a BlackBerry while secretary of state, despite her explanation she exclusively used a personal email address on a homebrew server so that she could carry a single device, according to new documents
The second day of vote counting in a bitterly contested presidential vote started late on Tuesday and electoral officials hope to announce later in the day who will be governing Africa's richest and biggest nation
Rap superstar Jay Z launched his own subscription-based music streaming service on Monday, with the support of other titans of the music industry including his wife Beyoncé, Alicia Keys, Nicki Minaj, Rihanna, Kanye West and Deadmau5