A Florida man charged with murder in the fatal shooting of a teenager amid an argument over loud music at a gas station pleaded not guilty Monday.
Two Kansas police officers responding to a report of a suspicious vehicle were fatally shot in the head outside a grocery store Sunday night.
President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner met at the White House on Monday after the top Republican negotiator made concessions over the weekend that moved the talks to a new level.
With the president expected to soon name his choices for leadership at the State Department, Pentagon and CIA, one key position will remain consistent -- the director of national intelligence.
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, an outspoken advocate for increased gun control measures, on Monday added specifics to his calls for "immediate national action from the president and Congress" in the wake of Friday's mass shooting at a Connecticut elementary school.
It's a chance to own a piece of presidential history, and it's got horsepower. A pickup truck owned by former President George W. Bush goes on the auction block next month to benefit the Fisher House Foundation, which provides free housing to the family members of servicemen and servicewomen receiving medical care away from home.
Former President George H.W. Bush is making progress, and his doctors expect him to be released from the hospital within the next week so he can be home by Christmas.
Saying she was "convinced...he was the right U.S. senator for our state and for our country," Gov. Nikki Haley of South Carolina announced Monday she was appointing GOP Rep. Tim Scott as Sen. Jim DeMint's successor.
Democratic Sen. Frank Lautenberg plans to reintroduce legislation in the next Congress that would prohibit the sale of high-capacity magazines, his office confirmed Monday.
Sen. Joe Manchin, a conservative Democrat from West Virginia and "proud gun owner," said Monday he believes last week's Connecticut elementary school shooting should be the tipping point in the debate over limiting gun rights.
Longtime Hawaii Sen. Daniel Inouye remained hospitalized Monday at a Washington-area military facility, where he is stable but suffering from "respiratory complications," according to his spokesman.
Election Day has long since passed and President Barack Obama remains the country's pick for the White House, but Monday marks the day electors from every state meet to officially vote the incumbent into office.