Two Wisconsin congressmen successfully added an amendment to the annual defense bill that would pave the way for the Medal of Honor to be awarded to a Union artillery officer credited for his heroism at Gettysburg 150 years ago.
A former jail guard pleaded guilty Wednesday to charges she had sex behind bars with an inmate convicted of gunning down two police officers in cold blood — a man her lawyer says she still cares about and who fathered her baby boy, named Justus.
House Republicans are investigating the Obama administration's move to delay a key part of the health care overhaul, claiming the announcement was "completely at odds" with prior claims that ObamaCare was running on schedule and questioning what provisions might be delayed next.
Egyptian security officials said Thursday that they have arrested the Muslim Brotherhood's leader, after the military ousted Brotherhood-aligned President Mohammed Morsi and replaced him with the supreme justice of the Constitutional Court.
The two Indiana teens who suffered severe injuries during vacation in Panama City, Fla., after their parasail became untethered from a boat earlier this week remain in critical condition Thursday morning.