'Joe the Plumber,' who became an accidental stand-in for the middle class in the 2008 presidential campaign has filed papers to (possibly) run for a House seat in northern Ohio.
Hank Williams Jr., in a new song, says Fox twisted his words. Last week, ESPN fired Hank Williams Jr. for likening Obama to Hitler.
The Supreme Court action Tuesday means Louisiana does not have to amend the birth certificate of a local boy adopted by an unmarried gay couple living in New York, to record them as his parents.
Herman Cain and former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney are tied at the top of the latest GOP candidate poll from Quinnipiac University.
The GOP presidential candidates debate Tuesday night at Dartmouth College in Hanover, N.H. But the state's signature brand of retail politics favors more-intimate gatherings.
Mitt Romney's unflappable debate style is likely to be tested Tuesday night. This is a make or break debate for Texas Gov. Rick Perry.
During his many years as the coach and chief executive of the Oakland Raiders, Al Davis had one simply stated motto: 'Just win, baby.'
Who went to jail for malfeasance after the 2008 financial meltdown? DCDecoder looks at who was punished, who wasn't, and why.
Half of all detainees in the custody of the Afghanistan intelligence service have been tortured, a year-long UN investigation found, raising questions about the readiness of local forces to take over from NATO.
As politicians and the media scramble to identify 'Occupy Wall Street' leaders, members of the protest movement are not playing along. But do they really need any? There are pros and cons to leaderless movements.
Netflix pulled the plug Monday on its DVD rental spin-off division Qwikster. Creation of the division was supposed to help Netflix prepare for the cyberfuture, but the move just angered its customers.
The trial of accused underwear bomber Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab is set to begin Tuesday. Will testimony support Obama's contention that slain cleric Anwar al-Awlaki 'directed' the failed plot?
American economists Thomas Sargent of New York University and Christopher Sims of Princeton were awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics for developing analytical methods used by governments today.
It’s Columbus Day – a time when faulty lore about the “discoverer of America” abounds. The myths surrounding the epic voyages of Christopher Columbus are as plentiful as the riches he supposedly discovered. Here are some commonly held beliefs that have endured since, well, 1492.
On Columbus Day, many Americans observe Christopher Columbus's discovery of the New World, which the explorer himself mistakenly thought was India. True, it's not the most exciting holiday on the calendar. It's not even observed in every state, which means Columbus Day comes with a lot of gray area about practical matters, such as who's working and who's not. Here's your practical guide to Columbus Day.
Mitt Romney's religion, Herman Cain's comments about Muslims, Rick Perry's hunting camp with the racially-offensive name – just a few of the distractions along the 2012 campaign trail.
Ron Paul won the Values Voter Summit presidential straw poll of Republican hopefuls by a relative whopping 37 percent of the vote. His combination of organized supporters and a strong biblical theme worked well.
Apple's innovations made personal computers fun and easier to use. But it's unlikely the company's products have had the socially far-reaching effects of automobiles, light bulbs, and aircraft.
As the Occupy Wall Street movement begins its fourth week and spreads around the country, politicians and the public are weighing in. Will it have the staying power of the tea party movement?
Is Rick Perry having a Rev. Jeremiah Wright moment? He's having to distance himself from evangelical leader Robert Jeffress, who says that Mormonism – Mitt Romney's religion – is "a cult."