California Governor Jerry Brown signed a mandatory school vaccination bill into law Tuesday, abolishing the "personal belief" exemption that many parents use as a loophole to avoid vaccinating their children
The superintendent at the northern New York prison where two killers escaped three weeks ago and his deputy in charge of security are among 12 more staff who have been put on administrative leave, officials said Tuesday
The American Ballet Theater has promoted Misty Copeland to principal ballerina, making her the first black female principal ballerina in the company's 75-year history. She has been with the company for 14 years and danced as a soloist for 8
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie started his campaign for the White House telling supporters that Democrats and fellow Republicans alike are to blame for the dysfunction in Washington and only a strong leader who tells the truth can fix it
An appeals court in New York on Tuesday upheld a 2013 verdict that Apple organized an illegal conspiracy with five book publishers to raise the price of ebooks, noting that so-called horizontal price-fixing is “the supreme evil of antitrust"
A new poll found that 50% of Americans approve of President Obama's handling of the country's highest office, after a week that included Supreme Court decisions on gay marriage and the Affordable Care Act
The Central Intelligence Agency’s efforts to bring more minorities into its workforce haven’t been as effective as hoped, according to a new internal report. Racial and ethnic minorities make up about 24% of the entire CIA workforce.
Iran has complied with a key condition of ongoing nuclear talks by significantly reducing its stockpile of enriched uranium that could be used for atomic weapons, diplomats said Tuesday
On Tuesday morning, the Vatican and the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops released the official schedule for the trip. Predictably, it is packed. Pope Francis will visit Cuba and the U.S. from Sept. 19-28, four days in Cuba, five in the U.S.
Antibiotics are prescribed for a range of childhood ailments, from ear to throat infections. But the drugs may be changing kids’ health in potentially unwelcome ways, according to a study published in Nature Communications
European Union proposed new rules on Tuesday banning cellphone roaming charges in all 28 member countries, as part of a raft of legal reforms to improve communication and e-commerce opportunities across the continent
Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis confirmed that the country will not make its payment due Tuesday to the International Monetary Fund. Chancellor Angela Merkel has ruled out further negotiations with Greece before the country holds a referendum on Sunday