More than 15,000 people are expected to listen to the pope speak on the White House South Lawn today. Pope Francis will then ride through the streets of the nation's capital to meet American bishops, and at an afternoon Mass he's to elevate a California missionary to sainthood.
One of the biggest names ever in Major League Baseball, the New York Yankees all-star catcher and key member of the legendary "Bronx Bombers," Yogi Berra, has passed away at the age of 90. With an outsized smile and personality to match, he left his mark not only on the nation's favorite pastime, but on American culture itself.
As Pope Francis visits the U.S., Catholics are becoming a much smaller community in the country, and one with a larger share of immigrants. We look at the changing face of Americans who consider themselves part of the shrinking flock on U.S. soil.
Far away from the poor corners of Buenos Aires where Pope Francis first ministered, or the streets of Chicago's South Side where Barack Obama first organized, there are a couple strong unifying threads across both world leaders' personal journeys.
It was a straightforward question -- a "big fat meatball" of a question, as "Late Show" host Stephen Colbert described it. "Barack Obama, born in the United States?" Colbert asked Republican frontrunner Donald Trump on Tuesday night's show. He also pressed the candidate about his controversial plans on immigration and his history as a political donor.
Federal officials are showing off some surprising items they found hiding in carry-on baggage at airport security checkpoints. The TSA is on track to set a record for the number of guns it has confiscated across the U.S. this year, and the work isn't getting any easier.
The official U.S. jobless rate is down to 5.1 percent, the lowest level in seven years and a sign the economy is finally firing on all cylinders. But that figure belies a more nuanced reality, and we've got a look at why the labor market is less rosy than it seems.
Three out of four women in the U.S. experience hot flashes during menopause, but treatment options are limited for those who don't want to take hormones. A panel of experts analyzes the evidence and reports on what really helps, and what doesn't.