Kim Davis was held in contempt and taken into custody Thursday after she defied a Supreme Court order to issue marriage licenses. She says same-sex marriage goes against her religious beliefs.
Reporter Evan Osnos says the removal of the Confederate flag from South Carolina's state house reinvigorated extremist white-rights groups. Then, he says, "into that moment dropped Donald Trump."
They want Trump to say he will support the eventual Republican nominee, something he wouldn't promise during the first debate.
The billionaire businessman is expected to sign the RNC's loyalty pledge today, promising he won't run as an independent. But there's still no guarantee he'll abide by it.
The Select Committee on Benghazi had asked Bryan Pagliano, a former State Department employee, to field questions next week. His lawyer has declined.
President Obama may have secured enough votes to keep his Iran deal in tact, but potential problems loom for Congress on the debt ceiling, highway funding and a possible government shutdown.
Due to lack of a state budget, teachers are working without pay in the Chester-Upland school system. The district says it can't afford to pay them until it gets the money it is due from the state.
Vice President Joe Biden is mulling a run for the White House. He made an education speech in Miami on Wednesday, but made no mention of politics or his deliberations.
The Donald Trump-Jeb Bush feud has spilled over into Instagram, which was one of the tamer social-media outlets. Not anymore.
Ohio will vote this fall on whether to legalize marijuana. The measure allows 10 growing sites; 10 groups of big investors already have dibs. Some would-be pot proponents are crying foul.
Akron, Ohio, had one of the longest serving mayors in the country. Now it's working on selecting its fourth mayor in less than a year after the long-time mayor abruptly resigned.
A United Nations report says if things continue as they are now, Gaza won't be "habitable" by 2020. Water shortages are a major problem, among other things.
Winning over its 34th member of the Senate, the Obama administration now has enough votes to block Congressional efforts to derail the nuclear deal with Iran. Secretary of State John Kerry also boosted the deal in a speech Wednesday in Philadelphia.
Hundreds of thousands of migrants and refugees have struggled to reach Europe after fleeing war, oppression and poverty. The vast majority have one destination in mind: Germany.
Vice President Joe Biden traveled to Miami on Wednesday to talk about college affordability fueling speculation that he will launch a bid for the Democratic nomination for president.
Teenager Zachary Hammond was killed by South Carolina police this summer under questionable circumstances. His family says they're struggling to get attention from the media because they're white.
In a newly published interview, Donald Trump reportedly said Bush should "set the example."
Polls suggest GOP primary voters really like Rubio, but when it comes to casting a vote they seem less sure. Time might tell whether he can turn his paper appeal into real appeal.
Many Native Americans rely entirely on free care from the financially strapped Indian Health Service. Advocates say signing up for coverage under the Affordable Care Act can broaden their choices.
Among the thousands Hillary Clinton's emails released this week, there was a particularly fishy one.