The fatal shooting may have been a revenge attack over police treatment of minorities.
A look back on some of the week's biggest stories and the headlines you may have missed.
A judge has cleared the way for consumers to sue the retailer over the 2013 data breach.
Americans say they are skeptical that the benefits will outweigh the risks to privacy and safety.
The White House released a draft of its plan to tie federal aid to performance as a way to coax institutions to improve.
The White House acknowledged that the devastating strike against the Hollywood studio is a matter of national security.
With the U.S. agreeing to restore diplomatic ties, Cuba's communist government may not be able to blame its old Cold War nemesis so readily.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, suggesting the labor market continued to strengthen.
The Boston Marathon bombing suspect told a judge that he was satisfied with his lawyers' preparations for the January start of his trial over the deadly 2013 attack.
The U.S. will restore diplomatic relations with Cuba for the first time in more than a half century.
By Susan Kelly CHICAGO (Reuters) – The worst Ebola outbreak on record, and its spread beyond West Africa, has accelerated…
More than two thirds of U.S. voters back increased military spending given growing threats to America's security.
The major policy shift will end decades of hostile ties with the communist-ruled island.
Restaurant drinkers will soon know how many calories are in their margarita or craft beer.
Congress has limped out of Washington, capping two years of legislating that was overshadowed by partisan clashes.
Officials said demand for the health insurance plans jumped during the final week of 2015 open enrollment.
The legislation funds most government agencies through September 2015.
A body has been found near the home of a Marine veteran suspected of killing his ex-wife and five of her relatives.
Amazon is courting last-minute holiday shoppers by extending free-shipping to Dec. 19.
Call it the thinking man's ice bucket challenge.