The Federal Reserve may be saying encouraging things about the economy, the stock market may be setting records and employers say they're planning on hiring new college grads and summer workers, but millions of Americans have been out of work for at least six months and their prospects of finding new jobs don't seem to be getting any brighter.
A judge in Virginia has sentenced a man to seven years in prison for stealing a truck loaded with gear used in public appearances by President Barack Obama.
U.S. researchers say they've developed stretchable batteries that can be used to power a new generation of flexible electronics.
A bipartisan U.S. House group is working secretly to come up with an immigration bill before President Obama's State of the Union address, aides said.
A bipartisan group of eight U.S. senators offered a proposal to revamp the country's immigration laws Monday, saying the time is here to begin fixing the system
Former Congressman Gabrielle Giffords continued her remarkable recovery in 2012 from a gunshot wound to the head in January 2011.
The U.S. program to strengthen Armenia's biological threat reduction capabilities will receive support from the Southern Research Institute.
John Alite, the chief witness against mob figure John A. (Junior) Gotti at his last trial, was sentenced to 10 years in prison for his own criminal activities.
John A. "Junior" Gotti's wife made a rare court appearance in New York as attorneys called the reputed mobster a family man who ended his mob ties years ago.
Veteran Gambino crime family associate John Alite testified that reputed New York mobster John A. (Junior) Gotti collaborated with him on three killings.