As thousands cheered outside the state Capitol with rainbow and American flags, Governor Mark Dayton signed a bill on Tuesday that makes it possible for same-sex couples to get married.
In a major crackdown on healthcare fraud across the country, 89 people, including 14 doctors and nurses, were charged for their roles in various Medicare scams that bilked taxpayers of some $223 million through bogus charges.
A federal agency is proposing that states lower the threshold for drunken driving to the point where a woman could be charged for driving after one drink and a man after two.
The jury in the Philadelphia abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell case has reached a verdict on all 263 counts. They found Gosnell guilty on charges of infanticide, involuntary manslaughter and murder.
Following 59 Members of Congress sending a letter to Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel regarding Pentagon officials meeting with an anti-Christian extremist, another group of 56 House Members has sent a second wide-ranging letter, exploring whether these infringements on religious liberty violate both federal law and the Constitution.
And just when you thought things couldn’t get any worse for the Obama administration, something new comes along.
President Barack Obama says he wants to “see if we can institutionalize” in Washington the community spirit that emerges after a terror attack or an industrial explosion.
The Justice Department secretly obtained two months of telephone records of reporters and editors for The Associated Press in what the news cooperative’s top executive hammered as “unprecedented.”
A lengthy questionnaire arrived more than two years after the Richmond Tea Party applied for tax-exempt status. IRS demanded ‘names of the donors, contributors, and grantors’ and insisted: ‘Please identify your volunteers.’
Internal cost estimates from 17 of the nation’s largest insurance companies indicate that health insurance premiums will grow an average of 100 percent under Obamacare, and that some will soar more than 400 percent.
Along with the newly-revealed history of IRS intimidation, some in the Senate now believe the problem may extend further than the IRS, and require a “government-wide” probe across several agencies.
Federal tax revenues hit an all-time in April, according to newly released data from the U.S. Treasury. Read about how much and where the revenue is coming from.
The man who made the anti-Islam film that Obama administration officials erroneously blamed for the Benghazi, Libya, terror attacks remains in federal prison eight months later.
One of two reactors at the Indian Point nuclear plant, just 13 miles from the United States Military Academy at West Point, will soon be operating with an expired license.
George Will joined the chorus talking about the prospect of impeachment for President Barack Obama after last week’s admission from the Internal Revenue Service that it had targeted groups with the phrases “tea party” or “patriot” in their tax-exempt applications for extra audits.
Thousands of American teen girls are crushing on Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar “Jahar” Tsarnaev, 19 — and leading a social-media movement to exonerate him.
Straight talking Rep. Steve King makes a seldom heard argument that cuts to the heart of the immigration problem. Read what he had to say here.
ATF says no law enforcement agency could unlock a defendant’s iPhone, but Apple can “bypass the security software” if it chooses. Apple has created a police waiting list because of high demand.
Congressional Republicans on Sunday pressed their investigation into the Benghazi attacks.
A key Benghazi whistle-blower who has allegedly been punished for speaking out against the administration is a registered Democrat who voted for both Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama.
One of the Democrats’ most veteran strategists warns that the party is “in decline” and “at considerable risk” when President Barack Obama is no longer on the scene.
A&E reportedly ask the Duck Dynasty’s family’s patriarch, Phil Robertson, to “stop the praying and the guns.” Read how the Duck Commander responded.
With the murder trial of abortion practitioner Kermit Gosnell in full swing, a new Gallup poll of Americans nationwide find well over half oppose all or virtually all abortions.
A group of Spanish-speaking custodial workers in Colorado have filed a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission alleging that the Auraria Higher Education Center in Denver discriminated against them by failing to provide Spanish translations.
Democratic senator Max Baucus is retiring because he is “fed up” with the Affordable Care Act, according to his Republican colleague Chuck Grassley.