Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pledged to keep up the offensive against Palestinian militants in Gaza, until the tunnels it claims are facilitating Hamas' attacks on Israel are destroyed, continuing a three-week war that has taken a heavy toll on civilians
The declaration of a public health emergency allows for a tougher fight against an outbreak that has killed 729 people across West Africa
A House GOP measure granting Speaker John Boehner the authority to sue Obama passed 225 to 201, without a single Democrat's support
The Attorney General told TIME in an interview he now opposes certain statistical tools used to determine jail time, citing concerns about equal justice in sentencing, which puts the White House at odds with an increasingly effective method for managing prison populations
The suburbs aren't the middle-class haven many imagine them to be, with a report released Thursday by the Brookings Institution revealing that 16.5 million suburban Americans are living beneath the poverty line
The retail giant announced on Thursday that PepsiCo exec Brian Cornell, the former head of Sam’s Club, will begin as new CEO as Target prepares to rebound from the fallout wrought by last year's massive data breach that prompted then-CEO Gregg Steinhafel to resign
A new paper looking at more than 80 studies on e-cigarettes' safety and their effects on users plays devil's advocate, as not smoking altogether is the healthiest but that e-cigs are much less harmful to smokers and bystanders compared to regular cigarettes
The $16.3 billion measure is intended help veterans avoid long waits for health care, hire more doctors, and make firing senior executives at the Veterans Affairs Department easier. The 420-5 vote sends the bill to the Senate, where approval is expected by Friday
Evan Reed is accused of sexually assaulting a 45-year-old woman in Michigan in late March, while knowing the victim was "physically helpless or mentally incapacitated or mentally incapable to consent." Reed's lawyer called the charges "ridiculous"
The visionary director behind the Dark Knight trilogy unveils more footage of his deep-space epic starring Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway and Michael Caine on a mission to explore a newly discovered wormhole and to "surpass the limitations on human space travel"
Feds badly managed the development of a website to sell health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, potentially costing taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars in cost overruns, according to testimony that will be delivered to a House subcommittee Thursday
The miniseries will be based on the 1999 book Show Me a Hero by Lisa Belkin and will star Oscar Isaac of Inside Llewyn Davis and Catherine Keener of Captain Phillips. The show is slated to run for six hours on the premium cable network