U.S. Vice President Joe Biden promised unwavering commitment to NATO's collective defense Tuesday as he sought to reassure Baltic allies spooked by a resurgent Russia and White House hopeful Donald Trump.
Imagine a dream team of the nation's top historians, recruited by the White House to advise the president on major decisions. That's the idea being pitched by two Harvard University scholars who say many United States leaders know alarmingly little about history, both of their own country and of others.
Donald Trump stepped up his attacks on Hillary Clinton Tuesday as her campaign battled to silence suggestions that donors to her family's charity paid for access when she was America's top diplomat.
Members of the Bellows Falls Fire Department stand in front of their station as they pay respect to Justin Beebe, a "Hotshot" who was killed Aug. 13 battling a wildfire near Great Basin National Park in Nevada, as his ashes return home to Bellows Falls, Vermont, early Wednesday, Aug. 24.
In a court case with repercussions for the art world and millions of dollars at stake, a U.S. judge ruled Tuesday in favor of an artist who was sued for denying a painting was his.
Kansas is asking a federal appeals court to keep thousands of people who haven't yet provided the documents to prove they are U.S. citizens from voting in November's election.
Donald Trump's paid campaign staffers have declared on their personal social media accounts that Muslims are unfit to be U.S. citizens, ridiculed Mexican accents, called for Secretary of State John Kerry to be hanged and stated their readiness for a possible civil war, according to a review by The Associated Press of their postings.
California's state fire department is stretched thin just as the bone-dry state enters the peak of its wildfire season, with vacancy rates exceeding 15 percent for some firefighters and supervisors. The vacancy rate is more than 10 percent for some fire engine drivers, according to statistics provided to The Associated Press.
Former U.S. President Bill Clinton defended the work of his charitable foundation Monday, telling supporters that it had "improved millions of lives around the world" but needs to change if his wife, Hillary Clinton, wins the White House.
Donald Trump portrays himself as an indispensable cash resource for fellow Republicans up and down the ballot.