The Green Bay Packers and New Orleans Saints launch the NFL's lucrative new season. But even as the TV money pours in, a challenge looms: how to keep fans in their seats – at stadiums.
As 10-year commemorations of 9/11 get under way, the public now has access to a number of previously unreleased audio recordings from the morning of September 11, 2001.
In the decade since 9/11, the percentage of US congregations that participate in interfaith worship has doubled, a study says, and more mosques are engaging in outreach and dialogue.
An Ohio mother who served jail time earlier this year for illegally enrolling her children in a safer neighborhood's school has had her felony convictions reduced to misdemeanors.
The Missouri legislature wants to limit 'improper communications' between students and teachers, but its first 'Facebook law' was blocked by the courts. Now, it's trying a toned-down version.
Ahead of President Obama's jobs speech, House majority leader Eric Cantor sees places for potential compromise. But he hopes Obama won't try to dictate solutions to the GOP.
Gumby, or someone dressed like the iconic television character, attempted to hold up a California convenience store. Trying to keep the Gumby costume on and robbing the store at the same time proved to be too much for the would-be criminal.
As he planned for his jobs speech, President Obama was determined to deliver it before a joint session of Congress. He's already spoken to four congressional joint sessions.
The deficit super committee tasked with cutting $1.2 trillion from the budget over 10 years began its work Thursday. Critics say it needs to be more transparent and members need to stop fundraising.
Most of the 9/11 commission's recommendations have been implemented, but three reforms, in particular, have failed to fully take shape since 2001.
Many things were said at the Sept. 7 GOP presidential debate at the Reagan Library in Simi Valley, Calif. Can you remember who said what?
Texas wildfires that spread across Bastrop County this week have forced many residents into shelters, where they recount narrow escapes and retain an enduring hope for the future.
The general consensus among pundits is that Mitt Romney did well, while Rick Perry might have a problem with his insistence that Social Security is a 'Ponzi scheme.'
By the end of Day 1 of Operation Hammer Down, 1st Platoon needed help. But when reinforcements arrived, they found they had more than enough of their own troubles.
In his first presidential debate since entering the GOP field, Texas Gov. Rick Perry took most of the barbs from his fellow candidates on issues ranging from Social Security to jobs.
As police in Carson City, Nev., seek a motive in the IHOP shooting Tuesday, criminologists say thorough investigations can often turn up the reasons behind mass killings.
Texas wildfires are forcing Gov. Rick Perry to walk a philosophical tightrope. A strong advocate for a smaller federal government, he's chiding the Obama administration for not helping more during the Texas wildfires.
Many Americans who were too young to understand the events of 9/11 at the time are now using the avalanche of media coverage gain a deeper understanding of that brutal day in history.
The Obama administration is considering a plan to leave about 3,000 support troops behind at the end of the year, if Iraqis agree. But reports suggest that the Pentagon is angling for more.