A commuter train crashed into a station outside in Hoboken, N.J., leaving at least one person dead and 108 injured. The cause of the crash is yet to be determined, though officials said that the train entered the station at an unusually fast speed
U.S. intelligence and law-enforcement agencies have seen mounting evidence of an active Russian-influenced operation targeting the 2016 presidential election. It is unlikely the Russians could sway the vote but they could sow disruption and instability
In some states, more than half of the votes will be cast before Election Day. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton wants as many of her supporters to bank theirs early, and her team is gaming opportunities to find and bank millions of votes
California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill on Thursday that requires public single-occupancy bathrooms in the state to be gender neutral, or as the bill puts it, available for all genders. The new law is aimed at making sure public spaces are inclusive for the LGBTQ community
From Virginia to Florida, Ohio and North Carolina, the Democratic Party's top attorneys and strategists are working on an unprecedented countrywide effort to expand its voter base by pushing for early voting and expanded access.
The fatal shooting of a black man by police in El Cajon, Calif., this week stands out in part because family members say the suspect may have been mentally ill, an issue that experts say police are far too often ill-equipped to handle
President Barack Obama signed a short-term funding bill to keep the government from shutting down at the end of the week. Members of Congress will have to reach agreement on funding for the rest of the budget year when they meet in a lame-duck session after the election
The Supreme Court agreed Thursday to weigh in on whether the federal government’s refusal to grant offensive trademarks violates free speech, a case that could affect the Washington Redskins football team
Angry lawmakers heaped another round of blistering criticism on Wells Fargo's CEO, pressing for details about what senior managers knew about allegedly illegal sales practices and when any concerns were disclosed
Congress overrode a veto issued by President Obama, clearing the way for families of 9/11 victims to file a lawsuit against the Saudi Arabian government. During a presidential town hall hosted by CNN on Wednesday, Obama called the override a "mistake"
Painkillers are effective at numbing everything from the inflammation that comes with infection to headaches and the achy joints of arthritis. But recent studies have exposed some serious side effects, including increased risk of heart events
The prime suspect in the investigation – the Russian government of President Vladimir Putin – has delayed the dispensation of justice by shifting blame, confusing the facts and casting doubt on the motives of the investigators