KATHMANDU, Nepal -- As the death toll from Nepal's massive earthquake passed 4,200 Monday, survivors of the disaster in the capital struggled to cope with shortages of electricity, gasoline, water, cash and sanitary ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Loretta Lynch made history Monday as she became the nation's first female African-American attorney general, who now must confront a litany of legal, political and management challenges.
Vice President Joe ...Read more
Jeb Bush's declaration to donors Sunday that his yet-to-be-declared presidential campaign has raised record-breaking amounts of early money belies a question dogging the former Florida governor:
Can big money alone fuel a...Read more
Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. said Monday that it is using virtually no genetically modified ingredients and that it is the first restaurant chain to do so.
Citing ongoing scientific research on the long-term effects of ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- In the months before he formally announced his presidential bid, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida continued piling up money, pulling in $2 million from across the country and demonstrating the ability to draw...Read more
Whatever Cecily Strong was going to say about President Barack Obama at the 2015 White House Correspondents' Association dinner, there was no way it would sting as much as what he inadvertently said about her.
Trying to ...Read more
Apple's latest quarterly results on Monday are unlikely to top those from its blowout holiday quarter, but sales of the iPhone 6 should drive strong earnings gains compared with a year ago.
Analysts polled by Bloomberg ...Read more
BALTIMORE -- When Freddie Gray briefly locked eyes with police at 8:39 a.m. on a corner of an impoverished West Baltimore neighborhood two weeks ago, they seemed to recognize each other immediately. As three officers ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- When three of his U.S. Supreme Court colleagues said two years ago that same-sex marriage wasn't a constitutional right, Chief Justice John Roberts left himself room to maneuver.
Roberts declined to join ...Read more
KATHMANDU, Nepal -- Aid efforts ramped up in Nepal on Monday as the country tried to recover from the weekend's earthquake, but thousands prepared for another night in the open as the official death toll climbed past 3,800...Read more
BOSTON -- Defense lawyers on Monday begin trying to convince a federal jury that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev should not be sent to death row for the April 2013 Boston Marathon bombings.
The government spent three days last week ...Read more
A majority of American voters say businesses should not be allowed to refuse services to gays and lesbians, even on the basis of religious beliefs, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released Monday.
Coming a day ...Read more
Think Redbox for jet-setters who prefer to download rather than stream. Say what? It's a new movie-rental option found in several airports in the U.S. and Canada.
Available: iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Fidel Bravo was minding his own business, eyes locked on the fight happening 5 feet away, when a massive shadow spilled over him.
Bravo, a lanky 22-year-old who doesn't look much for fisticuffs, had ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Kansas' new law that restricts welfare recipients from using their benefits to get a tattoo, consult a psychic or take a cruise has made for endless fodder on the late-night talk show circuit.
Supporters ...Read more
PITTSBURGH -- Bill Katz's Squirrel Hill home is adorned with mementos from his travels: a silk screen from China in the living room, a painting from Mexico in the television room and the beloved collection of elephant ...Read more
SEATTLE -- Like other Americans bitten by the entrepreneurial bug, Keri and Stephen Morgret want a small business large enough to support their growing family for years to come.
But turning their startup into a ...Read more
Have you ever been befuddled by a feature on your iPhone, only to have your 6-year-old show you how it works? A new study helps explain how this happens.
Most children have been using smartphones and digital tablets ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Anthony M. Kennedy was a 44-year-old appeals court judge in Sacramento, Calif. -- a Republican appointee and happily married Catholic -- when he first confronted the question of whether the Constitution ...Read more
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's wife, Mary Pat Christie, resigned from her Wall Street job because of "the demands of our life," the governor said during his monthly radio call-in-program.
Travel, including four days ...Read more