Attorney General Eric Holder announced new Justice Department guidelines aimed at reducing the number of federal prosecutions and prisoners and the sentences of some low-level, nonviolent drug offenders.
A four-judge panel of the New York Supreme Court's Appellate Division unanimously upheld an earlier decision overturning New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's ban on super-sized sodas.
Some congressional Republicans want to pass a spending bill that defunds ObamaCare, but not everyone in the GOP is on board.
The president of Yemen pardoned a journalist whom President Obama personally kept from being pardoned two years ago because he had reported the truth about a U.S. attack on Yemeni civilians.
Four days after his acquittal in a Florida court, George Zimmerman emerged from hiding to help rescue a family trapped in their overturned vehicle.
Under ObamaCare, the federal government is building a computer system linking federal and state agencies and containing a vast amount of personal information on all Americans.
The House of Representatives voted to delay ObamaCare's employer and individual mandates by a year, though the bills aren't expected to pass the Senate or be signed by the president.
Thanks to recent Obama administration rulings, people wanting taxpayer-subsidized health insurance next year can get it even if they aren't eligible for it.
With the blessing of the Obama administration, Alabama — along with many other states — has established student achievement standards that differ by race and other factors, with blacks and Hispanics expected to perform much more poorly than whites and Asians.
Facing increased health insurance costs under ObamaCare and its employer mandate, the Wegmans supermarket chain announced that it will no longer offer health coverage to many of its part-time employees.