The Obama health-care law hangs in the balance, as the Supreme Court opts to hear challenges to its constitutionality. But the case is also about the power of Congress and the role of Supreme Court precedent.
Penn State scandal: At least six TV advertisers, including Cars.com, pulled their ads from Penn State football games.
Sexual misconduct allegations against GOP presidential hopeful Herman Cain have put a spotlight on secret settlements, which many businesses are turning to in sexual harassment cases.
Oakland police began arresting Occupy Oakland protesters Monday morning, and taking down tents. Police in Portland, Philadelphia, and Salt Lake City also moved to remove Occupy protest camps from their cities.
Gloria Cain, Herman Cain's wife, is speaking out for the first time on the sexual harassment allegations. Tonight, Gloria Cain does an interview on Fox TV.
Sexual harassment ranges from annoying to illegal. There was a time when it was "accepted" as a form of hazing, the price of being a woman in the workplace. Teasing, groping, and worse were often tolerated, as was employee termination if a woman didn’t provide sexual favors to her harasser. That began to change as women sought redress through the courts in the 1970s and '80s. A growing body of legal precedents and the passage of laws strengthening the Civil Rights Act have made the threat of a sexual harassment lawsuit a serious financial risk for companies today. Here's a look at some of the legal moves and high-profile cases that have raised awareness of this issue.
Public Opinion Strategies pollster Neil Newhouse and Momentum Analysis president Margie Omero found so-called Walmart moms smarting from pain in the pocketbook - and frustrated by a lack of discernible help from Congress and President Obama.
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett says the assistant coach who witnessed the sexual assault on a boy did not meet "a moral obligation that all of us would have." Corbett said he expects more allegations of abuse to materialize, and he's pushing for tougher laws on reporting such abuse.
Police began moving in on a downtown park Sunday, where a few hundred Occupy Portland demonstrators have remained in defiance of an eviction order. In other cities, officials also are closing encampments.
Mitt Romney and Barack Obama seem to be running against each other, even though it'll be months before Republicans choose their champion to run against the President. Many political operatives also are focusing on this two-man fight.
City officials around the country continue to skirmish with "occupy" protesters. Portland, Oregon, set Sunday deadline for protesters to vacate but backed down after thousands showed up.
Saturday night's GOP presidential debate focused on national security and foreign policy. There were some important differences among the candidates, but all promised to be tougher than President Obama.
A tumultuous chapter that began with the arrest of former defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky on child sexual abuse charges ended Saturday with Penn State losing its first game in the post-Joe Paterno era.
Jonathan Papelbon's departure marks the first among Red Sox players, several of whom also are free agents and were stalwarts during the ball club's successful decade.
Twenty years ago, it was Anita Hill's word against Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas. With Herman Cain, several women have charged him with sexual harassment, and public attitudes have changed.
A candlelight vigil was held on the Penn State campus Friday night in support of the victims of child sex abuse, drawing thousands of students and alumni in advance of today's final home game for the Nittany Lions.
The “Occupy Wall Street” movement, now into its third month, has seen incidents of recent violence. With some public spaces turning unsafe and unsanitary, many officials say it’s time for them to control the situation.
President Obama says military veterans should not struggle to find work once they return home, and he's urging the House to follow the Senate's lead and do something to help them.
Dennis Ross, chief White House adviser on Middle East policy, has announced he plans to step down. Prospects are dim for a meaningful diplomatic push regarding the Israeli-Palestinian conflict during the 2012 campaign.
President Obama's nine-day trip to Asia seeks to reassure America’s Asian allies and partners that the US is committed to strengthening its economic and security ties to the region.