Wealth gap between the young and old is deeper than it has ever been. The recession hasn't helped, but the wealth gap has been growing for years.
Jerry Sandusky, a former Penn State football coach, was charged with sexually assaulting boys. Jerry Sandusky worked for Joe Paterno for 23 years. What did Paterno know?
The former commentator died Friday night from complications after minor surgery. Only a month ago, the 92-year-old curmudgeon gave his final commentary after 33 years on television's favorite newsmagazine.
That’s one finding in the first national study of the subject in a decade. The report also highlights some examples of how educators have been able to help students stand up to sexual harassment.
Bipartisan support for Congress's 'super committee' and its deficit-busting work has lately come to the fore. Moreover, some Republicans seem ready to redefine the 'no tax pledge.'
Penn State scandal: Charges that Jerry Sandusky, former assistant football coach at Penn State, abused eight boys has shocked the community. Will Penn State head coach Joe Paterno be forced to retire?
Michael Oren, Israel's ambassador to the United States, discussed how the recent prisoner swap for captured Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit strengthened Israeli society among other topics at a breakfast for reporters sponsored by The Christian Science Monitor.
Oklahoma earthquake: The 5.6 magnitude earthquake Saturday, followed by aftershocks Sunday, damaged at least 14 homes in Oklahoma, say officials. No one was seriously injured.
On the Sunday talk shows, some Republicans said Herman Cain hasn’t done enough to answer questions about sexual harassment. A new poll shows the charges by three women have begun to damage his bid for the White House.
New York City Marathon saw the men's record shattered by Geoffrey Mutai on Sunday, no surprise after he ran the fastest marathon ever earlier this year. Firehiwot Dado won the women's division, crushing the previous mark.
Ron Paul won a straw poll in Illinois Saturday, the latest in a string of such wins for the GOP presidential hopeful. Supporters say the mainstream media are ignoring him, but such polls are not scientific and they can favor an enthusiastic following like Paul's.
A ballot measure expected to pass in Mississippi this week would define 'personhood' as beginning at the moment of fertilization or cloning. Abortion rights groups are fighting the measure, which could end up in the US Supreme Court.
Earthquake in Oklahoma: An earthquake in Oklahoma late Saturday was the state's strongest ever, and it jolted a college football stadium 50 miles away. It was followed early Sunday by a jarring aftershock.
Maj. Gen. Peter Fuller, deputy commander of the American-led NATO effort to train and equip Afghan security forces, called key elements of the Afghan government “isolated from reality."
Echoing Wisconsin and other states, Ohio is considering a law that would limit public employees' collective bargaining rights. The measure, pushed by Republican Gov. John Kasich, faces a referendum vote.
In a two-man debate Saturday night before a tea party crowd, Herman Cain and Newt Gingrich will discuss entitlement programs. Any questions about sexual harassment are strictly forbidden.
Vice President Joe Biden says the White House will keep acting on its own to find ways to help the economy if congressional Republicans don't pass the administration's jobs bill.
"60 Minutes" commentator Andy Rooney, who passed on Friday, won Emmy Awards for his commentaries targeting everything from politics to pennies in curmudgeonly three-minute essays.
Gabrielle Giffords, who has fought to recover from an assassination attempt for the past 10 months, is releasing a memoir about her difficult recovery including having to relearn how to talk and walk.
Bank Transfer Day is tomorrow and has hundreds of thousands of customers closing their accounts at large corporate banks in favor of community banks.