Federal authorities have long complained that incomplete databases and staff shortages make it difficult to keep pace with the background checks.
The Air Force has interviewed 100 people for its investigation of how the service failed to inform federal officials of Devin Kelley's criminal record.
Senate Republicans say Roy Moore should drop out of Alabama race if sexual misconduct allegations are true
"If these allegations are true, he must step aside," said Mitch McConnell, establishing a line that was repeated by an array of his Senate colleagues.
Four women told The Washington Post that Republican U.S. Senate nominee Roy Moore groped or tried to kiss them when they were teenagers in the late 1970s and early 1980s.
Astronomers have discovered a star that exploded multiple times over a period of more than 50 years, a new study said.
In a tweet, Portia de Rossi recounted her audition for a film Steven Seagal also had a part in. The actress says Seagal told her “how important it was to have chemistry off-screen,” and unzipped his pants.
Frank Pomeroy told convention leaders that conducting services at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs would be too painful.
About 70% of people eligible for subsidies can get an Obamacare bronze plan for $0 or less than the cost of the tax penalty this year.
Can all these online clothing services and stylists really fix that age-old problem of never having anything to wear?
Twitter has halted its verification program after outrage over handing a blue checkmark to the organizer of the deadly Charlottesville rally.
The annual inductees are chosen on the advice of historians and educators following a process that begins with nominations from the public.
To kick off Black Friday, we asked some of our own Nerds to tell us how they make the most of the biggest shopping day of the year.
There are 19 teams with a record of .500 or better, but only a select few have what it takes to make a real run.
With Veterans Day, always on November 11, falling on a Saturday this year, many government agencies and court systems are observing the holiday on Friday, November 10. Here are the openings and closings you can expect.
The Kentucky senator's neighbor, a retired doctor, is accused of tackling the senator. Neighbors suggest an ongoing tension about lawn maintenance.
On Veterans Day, some wonder if national service — military or civilian — should be expected of all Americans?
With less than a month until Alabama's special election, Democrats' best strategy is keeping the race local.