Six of the Supreme Court’s nine members received paid trips to Europe in 2014, including to Berlin, London and Zurich, as reported on the justices’ annual financial disclosure reports released Thursday. The excursions are just some of their many perks
For all the hand-wringing over what to do about Tunisia's militants, many believe that the key to averting more attacks actually lies in Libya, where ISIS-affiliated organizations continue to operate unimpeded
Women in the U.S. Marine Corps and the Navy can now take 18 weeks of maternity leave, triple the amount of time they were provided prior to July 2. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus said Thursday the move will be beneficial to both their families and their service
Republicans in the first four states to weigh in on the GOP presidential nomination are not standing lockstep against gay marriage and largely support measures that protect LGBT people from discrimination, according to a series of GOP polls obtained by TIME
Officials in Florida, Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana announced an $18.7 billion settlement with BP on Thursday that resolves years of litigation over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, when over 125 million gallons of oil spewed into the Gulf
Boko Haram extremists have gunned down nearly 100 Muslims praying in mosques in northeastern Nigeria. The attack Wednesday night on the town of Kukawa came as people were praying ahead of breaking their fast during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan
In a sweeping, 30-minute speech to the National Press Club, former Texas Governor Rick Perry offered a mea culpa for discrimination in America and pitched an aggressive reboot for Republicans’ relationship with black voters
Washington state health officials say measles caused the death of a woman from the northwest part of the state in the spring — the first measles death in the U.S. since 2003 and the first in Washington since 1990
Business partners of Donald Trump lined up to either break ties or distance themselves from the billionaire property mogul Thursday, as he refused to apologize or back down from inflammatory remarks about Mexican immigrants being "rapists"
The battle for Greek votes was in full swing Thursday ahead of a weekend referendum that could decide whether the country falls out of the euro. For Greeks, particularly the elderly, the struggle to get cash ground on in the face of massive uncertainty
New findings show that from 2011 to 2012, the average daily sodium intake among U.S. adults was 3,592 mg, which is well above the public health target set by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services of 2,300 mg
Artistic sunburns are spreading through social media—but doctors say they raise the risk for melanoma. "It definitely is not a good idea," a dermatologist said. "Any time you get a sunburn, you’re at more risk for melanoma"