Vice President Joe Biden joins Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick at a ceremony in Boston in honor of the victims of the terrorist attack that took place at the annual marathon one year ago today. Timing of this event may be subject to change.
Toronto's controversial Mayor Rob Ford officially launched his campaign for re-election on Thursday night vowing to 'not back down.'
An electric car that proponents hope will replace horse-drawn carriages in New York City has also been revealed at the city’s auto show Thursday.
Plaintiffs and the defense react to a three-judge appellate panel in Denver that heard oral arguments in a lawsuit that seeks to overturn Oklahoma's ban on same-sex marriage.
Vice President Joe Biden's eldest son, Beau Biden, said Thursday that he has decided not to seek re-election as Delaware attorney general and instead run for governor in 2016.
Malaysia's defense minister said on Thursday that images from the underwater vehicle searching for missing flight MH370 were ‘very clear’ but had so far returned no clues.
Maryland joined 15 states and the District in changing the punishments for small amounts of marijuana possession. PostTV looks at the state of pot laws across the country.
At a Clinton Foundation event, Chelsea Clinton announced she’s expecting her first child. She was at the event with her mother, former secretary of state Hillary Clinton.
Top diplomats from the United States, European Union, Russia and Ukraine reached agreement on immediate steps to ease the crisis in Ukraine.
President Obama spoke from the briefing room Thursday on the Affordable Care Act, saying that now over 8 million people have enrolled in health insurance programs under the ACA.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said the U.S. will send medical supplies, helmets and other nonlethal aid to the Ukrainian military in response to Russia's “destabilizing activities.”
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South Dakota rancher John Harter tried to stop TransCanada from securing the right of eminent domain over his land where they want to put part of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, but Harter recently lost his battle in court.
In Northeastern Brazil, energy companies are erecting wind farms to capitalize on the constant winds that have challenged farming families for generations.
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A mashup of highlights from the president's speech on the government shutdown at M. Luis Construction company in Rockville, Md. Thursday.
Hear what words repeatedly came up on the floor during the second day of the government shutdown.
Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) held a news conference on the Affordable Care Act and impending government shutdown Monday.
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President Obama argues at the U.N. General Assembly that U.S.isolationism could leave a leadership vaccuum in the world.