A bipartisan deal to improve veterans health care would authorize at least $15 billion in emergency spending to fix a veterans health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records covering up delays.
Heavy fighting raged Monday around the Malaysia Airlines debris field, once again preventing an international police team charged with securing the site from even getting there.
The downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 may be a war crime, U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay said Monday.
Obama administration officials were fuming Monday over a torrent of Israeli criticism of Secretary of State John Kerry's latest bid to secure a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas.
A strike on a Gaza park killed 10 people Monday, nine of them children, as Israeli and Palestinian authorities traded blame over the attack and fighting in the Gaza war raged on despite a major Muslim holiday.
More than 2,000 Syrians -- almost half of them pro-government forces -- have been killed in just over two weeks of fighting in Syria, marking one of the worst death tolls in the country's three-year civil war, opposition activists said Monday.
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon reinforced the Security Council's call for an immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire in the Gaza war on Monday and demanded that Israel and Hamas end the violence "in the name of humanity."
Major U.S. stock market indexes nudged lower in midday trading on Monday, weighed down by a report of sluggish sales in the housing market.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A lawyer says his 19-year-old client has admitted a role in a Philadelphia carjacking that ended with the hit-and-run deaths of three children.
The mother of a 15-year-old New Hampshire girl reunited with her family nine months after she vanished says rumors that she was pregnant aren't true.
Only final arguments and a ruling remain in the trial to determine whether Donald Sterling's estranged wife can sell the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer for $2 billion.
A 20-year-old man died after lightning from a rare summer thunderstorm jolted a Southern California beach, injuring or rattling more than a dozen people, authorities said.
Fewer Americans signed contracts to buy homes in June, as the real estate market appears to have cooled off this summer.
A federal appeals court has struck down Virginia's same-sex marriage ban.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court has struck down Virginia's same-sex marriage ban.
(Reuters) - The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit struck down Virginia's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage on Monday. The appeals court ruled that "the fundamental right to marriage includes a right to same-sex marriage and that therefore Virginia’s marriage laws must be reviewed under strict scrutiny." (Reporting by Ian Simpson;
A male contestant on a new VH1 dating show didn't beckon a woman to walk in front of him out of politeness. He wanted to check her out from behind, and didn't need to use his imagination.
Shares of some top silver companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Hecla Mining Co. fell $.06 or 1.8 percent, to $3.25. Pan American Silver Corp. fell $.05 or .3 percent, to $14.95. Silver Standard Resources Inc. ...
If you have health insurance on your job, you probably don't give much thought to each year's renewal. But make the same assumption in one of the new health law plans, and it could lead to costly surprises.
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