Tea party candidates have made gaffes before, but Mississippi Senate candidate Chris McDaniel is caught in a scandal over a secret video of his opponent's ill wife allegedly made by a supporter.
Last week brought a refresher course in late-1990s politics, thanks to Monica Lewinsky. Those lessons might be useful to Republicans embarking on their Benghazi investigation.
Aviation experts are stunned by the story of a teenager who climbed into the wheel well of a Hawaiian Airlines flight in San Jose, Calif., and woke up hours later in Maui, unharmed.
Boston bombing survivor Adrianne Haslet-Davis thought she'd reached an agreement with NBC's 'Meet the Press' not to say the names of the suspects. But she left the studio in tears.
A White House aide says that President Obama was not pleased at having his selfie with Boston Red Sox hitter David Ortiz used in a Samsung marketing campaign. It might be the 'end of all selfies.'
The Mormon church leaves no doubt that it opposes gay marriage, but in many ways it has been working to show more compassion for the gay community in recent years.
A couple walking to a dance along railroad tracks in California were hit by a train, with Mateus Moore dying to save his girlfriend, Mickayla Friend. Pedestrian train accidents are rising nationwide.
Fred Phelps of Westboro Baptist Church is in a hospice facility, with a son saying he is near death. The son also says Phelps was excommunicated from the virulently antigay church last year.