Retired Justice Sandra Day O'Connor has officiated at the wedding of a gay couple at the Supreme Court
The White House acknowledges the error stemmed from a "miscommunication."
The United States said on Monday it must better weigh the risks and rewards of its spying activities
U.S. research institute says North Korea is conducting major construction at its main missile launch site
The National Security Agency Sunday denied German media reports that President Obama was told in 2010 of NSA spying on German Chancellor Angela Merkel and allowed it to continue.
Republicans plan to seek answers from Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on the Obama administration's troubled debut of the website it is using to offer health insurance.
The fight over renewing the nation's farm bill has centered on cuts to the $80 billion-a-year food stamp program.
Hundreds of demonstrators march on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. to protest against the government's online surveillance programs. Sarah Toms reports.
Gov. Jerry Brown has decided to allow freedom to a woman who received a life sentence when she was a teen for killing her former pimp.
President made his remarks to Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee donors in Manhattan's Upper East side
Ohio U.S. senator says website woes more evidence that President Barack Obama's health care overhaul should be halted
Legal and legislative challenges loom in Ohio after a board vote to fund an expansion of the Medicaid health program to cover thousands more residents.
Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew says the fight over government spending pushed the country near the brink of default and the lesson has to be that it can't happen again.
Republican U.S. Rep. Bill Young has died, one week after announcing he would not seek a 23rd term
Hundreds stood on their feet to welcome former President Bill Clinton.
President Obama said Thursday there have been "no winners" in the government shutdown dispute
The Senate voted 81-18; The House voted 285-144. Only Republicans opposed the deal in each chamber.
President Obama says the government is ready to end the shutdown, and move forward to the "real problems"
Senate has voted to avoid a financial default and reopen the government after a 16-day partial shutdown
Channel 3's Erin Kennedy gave people a "Shutdown Pop Quiz."
Officials said Wednesday that the leaders made their intentions clear at a closed-door meeting of rank and file Republicans.
The Senate's top two leaders announced a bipartisan deal Wednesday to reopen the federal government
Fitch credit rating agency has warned that it is reviewing the U.S. government's top rating on credit
Spokesman for Speaker John Boehner says the House will vote Tuesday night on legislation
House Republican leaders are planning to push their own bill to reopen the government and avoid a financial default.
Postponed to give Senate leaders more time to resolve a standoff over the nation's debt, partial government shutdown.
A crowd pushed through barriers Sunday morning to protest the World War II memorial closing due to the shutdown
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says he's getting closer to a deal with Republican leader Mitch McConnell
A crowd has converged on the World War II Memorial on the National Mall, pushing through barriers to protest the memorial's closing under the government shutdown.