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
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
The Hollywood power couple, who met on the set of Daredevil in 2003, announced their divorce Tuesday, just one day after their 10-year anniversary. "After much thought and careful consideration, we have made the difficult decision to divorce," they said
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"
Two weeks after the real estate mogul angered many Mexicans with inflammatory remarks about immigrants to the United States, Mexican media conglomerate Televisa, which sends contestants to the pageant for the country, said it would not be taking part in Miss Universe
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.
Lester Holt, the Dateline anchor who took Brian Williams' seat after the star anchor's suspension in February for exaggerating his experiences during the Iraq War, drew in 8 million viewers in his first official week as chief anchor
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
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.
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