Donald Trump Now Presumptive GOP Nominee, as Kasich Drops Out After Cruz
Ohio governor John Kasich announced he will suspend his presidential campaign, leaving Donald Trump alone in the GOP presidential primary.
President Obama Nominates Judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court
President Obama introduced Merrick Garland in a press conference outside the White House, listing his professional achievements, years of public service and highly respected status in the legal community.
LAPD Testing Knife Found at O.J. Simpson’s House as Possible Murder Weapon
Members of the Los Angeles Police Department's Robbery-Homicide Division are testing a knife that was allegedly discovered at the house formerly owned by O.J. SImpson, offering the tantalizing possibility that it could be the long-missing weapon used in the notorious 1994 murders of Simpson's ex-wife Nicole Brown and Ronald Goldman.
Harper Lee, Author of ‘To Kill a Mockingbird,’ Has Died at 89
The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee, died in her sleep Thursday night at the age of 89.
Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders Win New Hampshire Primaries
In a major statement against the current political establishment, businessman Donald Trump and Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont have won the first primaries of the 2016 election season.
President Obama Announces New Measures to Reduce Gun Violence in Emotional Speech
At the White House on Tuesday, President Obama introduced 10 new provisions aimed at reducing the gun violence he says is plaguing the entire country, as evidenced by the spate of mass shootings that have occurred over the last several years.
Boston Marathon Bombing Verdict: Tsarnaev Found Guilty, Could Face Death Penalty
Dhokhar Tsarnaev was found guilty of all serious charges against him.
Malaysian Passenger Jet With 295 Onboard Crashes Near Ukraine-Russia Border [UPDATED]
A Malaysia Airlines jet carrying nearly 300 people crashed near the border between Russia and Ukraine, according to Reuters and Interfax. The airline company has confirmed that it has lost contact with the plane, a Boeing 777.
Nelson Mandela Dies at Age 95
Longtime civil-rights leader and former president of South Africa Nelson Mandela died Thursday due to complications from a lung infection. He was 95 years old.