Saudi Arabian King Abdullah died on Thursday, and his successor is his half-brother and the country’s Crown Prince and Defense Minister, Prince Salman.
Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud died early Friday and his brother Salman has become king.
Sheldon Silver, the Speaker of the New York Assembly, has been arrested on corruption charges that accuses him of receiving over $6 million of undisclosed monies.
Sheldon Silver, the influential speaker of the New York State Assembly, was arrested on Thursday over corruption claims relating to real estate taxes.
President Obama used his State of the Union address to promote plans for free community college and a higher minimum wage.
President Barack Obama will deliver another State of the Union address on Tuesday. The practice has a lot of history and has gone through many iterations.
A friend of Mark Wahlberg’s who had a kid with the Boston mayor’s girlfriend has been shot dead by cops in Massachusetts.
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A 20-year-old American has been arrested by the FBI in Ohio, charged with planning to bomb the U.S. Capitol in an “ISIS-inspired plot.”
Michael Hoyt is the Ohio bartender who is accused of plotting to kill John Boehner. According to the FBI, Hoyt thinks that he is Jesus Christ and that Boehner is the devil.
California Attorney General Kamala Harris is expected to announce a bid to take over the seat Sen. Barbara Boxer leaves empty after the U.S. senator retires.
Former New York Gov. George Pataki said Monday that would “seriously consider” a run for president in 2016.
Councilman Kirby Delauter, in Fredrick County, Maryland, recently threatened to sue a local paper because he had not “authorized” a reporter to use his name.
Emo-Emoji is a new digital stickers app that helps promote discussions on current events and troll your friends with satire inspired emojis.
Cassandra Fortin is the Connecticut 17-year-old girl who has cancer but doesn’t want chemotherapy. The state has taken her into custody, citing “medical neglect” by her mother.