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US Health Care Tab Hits $3.2T; Fastest Growth in 8 Years

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Dec 3
The nation's health care tab grew at the fastest rate in eight years in 2015, driven by the coverage expansion in President Barack Obama's law and by costly prescription drugs, the government said Friday.

Famously Cold N. Dakota Winter Menaces Pipeline Protest Camp

By James MacPherson | Dec 3
So far, the hundreds of protesters fighting the Dakota Access pipeline have shrugged off the heavy snow, icy winds and frigid temperatures that have swirled around their large encampment on the North Dakota grasslands.

State Department Ordered To Reconsider Passport Rules

By John McDonald | Dec 3
A district court in Colorado ruled against the U.S. State Department for denying a passport to an intersex Navy veteran.

Designer Tom Ford: Melania Trump 'Not Necessarily My Image'

Dec 2
Fashion designer Tom Ford says first lady-to-be Melania Trump likely won't be wearing his clothes in the White House.

Trump to Nominate Retired Gen. James Mattis to Lead Pentagon

By Lolita C. Baldor | Dec 2
President-elect Donald Trump says he will nominate retired Gen. James Mattis to be his defense secretary.

White House Announces Support for Women in Military Draft

By Josh Lederman | Dec 2
The Obama administration declared support for requiring women to register for the military draft, a symbolic but significant shift that reflects the military's evolution from a male-dominated force to one seeking to incorporate women at all levels.

Transgender Students Seek Suspension of School Restroom Rule

By Joe Mandak | Dec 2
Attorneys for three transgender students want a federal judge to force a Pennsylvania school district to let the students use restrooms corresponding to their stated gender identities until a lawsuit over the issue is heard by the court or settled.

Transgender Students Seek Suspension of School Restroom Rule

By Joe Mandak | Dec 1
Attorneys for three transgender students want a federal judge to force a Pennsylvania school district to let the students use restrooms corresponding to their stated gender identities until a lawsuit over the issue is heard by the court or settled.

Watch: VP-Elect Pence's Neighbors Protest His Anti-LGBT Views with Rainbow Flags

Dec 1
Neighbors of Vice President-Elect Mike Pence, who is currently renting a $6,000-a-month home in Washington, are taking a stand against his anti-LGBT views by hanging rainbow pride flags.

Mariah Carey Headlines New Year's Eve Lineup in Times Square

Dec 1
Mariah Carey is set to ring in 2017 with a live performance in Times Square as the headliner for "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest" on ABC.

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