More than 15 months after autocratic leader Hosni Mubarak's ouster, Egyptians streamed to polling stations Wednesday to freely choose a president for the first time in generations. Waiting hours in line, some debated to the last minute over their ...
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled Thursday the Town of Greece violated the Establishment Clause through a prayer practice that “identified the town with Christianity.”
The decision reversed a previous ruling in a lower ...
The state's ethics commission may soon determine if the biggest lobbying group in Albany will have to name at least some of the donors behind an unprecedented $10 million TV campaign it funded to help boost Gov. Andrew Cuomo's poll numbers and ...
Get stuck or get out.
That's what Pennsylvania school districts told students and their parents this year as they approached a deadline to comply with new state vaccination requirements.
The message seems to have penetrated.
Sunrises and sunsets often dazzle, but they'll have a special ring to them in a few days for people in the western United States and eastern Asia: The moon will slide across the sun, blocking everything but a blazing halo of light.
Mapping the way out of an unpopular war, the United States and NATO are trying to build an Afghan army that can defend the country after 130,000 international troops pull out. The alliance's plans for arm's-length support for Afghanistan will be a ...
One of life's simple pleasures just got a little sweeter. After years of waffling research on coffee and health, even some fear that java might raise the risk of heart disease, a big study finds the opposite: Coffee drinkers are a little more ...
For the first time, racial and ethnic minorities make up more than half the children born in the U.S., capping decades of heady immigration growth that is now slowing.
Convicted child killer Eric Smith has been denied parole. Smith was 13 years old in 1993 - when he killed 4-year-old Derrick Robie in Savona in Steuben County.
John Lennon's killer has been transferred to another maximum-security state prison in western New York after spending more than 30 years in Attica Correctional Facility.