Holiday travel savings: National gas price average cheaper than last year

Gas prices are continuing to drop across the country to the lowest levels seen in the past four years.

Congressmen seek accounting of police tactics and training from DOJ

Reps. Bobby Scott, John Conyers and Hank Johnson sent a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder raising questions on the role the Department of Justice (DOJ) plays in the training, monitoring controlling SWAT officers.

Judge: Mom who drove kids into ocean was insane

A South Carolina mother was insane when she drove her three children into the ocean and therefore not guilty of child abuse, a Florida judge determined Friday.

New legislation in Congress seeks to combat heroin addiction

The Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) of 2014 would provide a series of incentives and resources designed to encourage states and local communities to advance a continuum of proven strategies to combat addiction.

"All lives must be valued"

"This is an American problem. When anybody in this country is not being treated equally under the law, that’s a problem. And it’s my job as president to help solve it."

No indictment in Eric Garner's killing

Cops are actually awesome. They are the only thing in the ghetto between this place being the wild, wild west. So this notion that cops are out there just killing black men is ridiculous and I hate that narrative coming ...

Child-credit tax scam exposed

A Virginia woman has pleaded guilty to conspiracy and mail fraud.

Slain 'Mississippi Burning' workers honored, 50 years later

A half-century after their disappearance, Goodman, Schwerner and Chaney were posthumously awarded on Monday the Presidential Medal of Freedom — the highest honor that can be bestowed on civilians — for their contributions to civil rights.

Darren Wilson grand jury testimony, evidence photos released

In an unusual step after a grand jury deliberation, transcripts of testimony that jurors heard considering Michael Brown’s death have been released to the public.

Barry, D.C.'s 'Mayor for Life,' dies at 78

His death was announced in a statement from his family. Barry was admitted Thursday to Howard University Hospital after complaining of feeling ill, his spokeswoman said. He was released Saturday and felt well enough to go out to eat. Later ...

Lawyers descend on Ferguson ahead of grand jury decision

The attorneys are arriving in Ferguson as talks between protest groups and police have stalled over a refusal by officials to rule out the use of riot gear, tear gas and militarized equipment if demonstrations turn violent should a grand ...

Open enrollment is in full swing

Open enrollment on the Federal Marketplace will run until February 15.

True or false: Will Congress eliminate EITC?

Rumors are running rampant that Congress is planning to eliminate the child tax credit among other entitlements.

President responds, lays out strategy to defeat ISIS

President Barack Obama wants to conduct "a systematic campaign of airstrikes" against ISIS and increase U.S. support to the forces fighting on the ground,

Eric Garner's Family And Friends Call For Justice At Funeral That 'Never Should Have Been'

Garner died last week after police officers in Staten Island tried to arrest him, and one officer used an illegal chokehold to bring him to the ground. He was 43.