A judge has sentenced ex-Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. to 2.5 years in prison after he pleaded guilty earlier this year to conspiring to defraud his campaign.
More than a thousand conservative lawmakers and business executives are gathering this week for conference that could shape a new wave of Republican legislation in state capitols pushing for deeper tax cuts, limits on union powers and a private-sector makeover for government Medicaid programs.
During an interview promoting her new movie, “The Butler,” Oprah Winfrey stated that Trayvon Martin’s death was the “same thing” as the torture and murder of 14-year-old Emmett Till in 1955, which helped ignite the civil rights movement across the country.
Michelle Obama is speaking out about the toll that gun violence is taking on young people, in a shift that shows the first lady’s willingness to tackle new and polarizing issues as she shapes her second term.
President Barack Obama is flying home to Chicago to give a boost to Democrats hoping to take back the House in 2014.
The union representing Social Security’s administrative law judges is suing the agency, claiming judges are forced to decide more than 500 cases a year, a standard that sometimes results in benefits that would otherwise be denied if judges had more time to review evidence.
DeMar DeRozan scored 30 points, Rudy Gay added 22 and the Toronto Raptors ran all over playoff-bound Atlanta, routing the Hawks 113-96 Tuesday night.
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Rapper Kanye West launched into a mid-concert rant against a range of people that included corporate executives, Justin Timberlake and one of his most famous public critics – President Barack Obama.