Here’s a look at how the federal background check works, and what activists and experts have to say about it.
Celebrities are celebrating the life of “America’s pastor,” Rev. Billy Graham, who died in his home Wednesday at the age of 99.
Academy Award-winning actress Natalie Portman said she “very much regrets” signing a petition in 2009 calling for the release of disgraced director Roman Polanski from a Swiss jail.
A European space probe has swung into position around Mars in preparation to analyze its atmosphere for possible signs of life.
The Supreme Court is preventing survivors of a 1997 terrorist attack from seizing Persian artifacts at Chicago museums to help pay a $71.5 million default judgment against Iran.
Authorities in Southern California were led on a wild pursuit in East Los Angeles on Tuesday that ended when the driver took a surprise detour into a subway tunnel.
A mistrial has been declared in the racketeering trial of a notorious Philadelphia mob boss who was reported to have greeted a juror by name while surrounded by members of his “crew” outside a courtroom in Manhattan earlier this month.