Michelle Obama booed at NASCAR? That can't be too surprising, right? Maybe not, considering only 30 percent of NASCAR fans identify as Republicans.
Indiana failed to pass a law to curtail the rights of labor unions this year. Key lawmakers say they'll try again, even though voters have struck out against similar laws in Ohio and Wisconsin.
The members of the super committee tasked with cutting $1.2 trillion from federal budgets announced that it failed to reach a deal. Polls and newspapers chime in on why that happened.
Competing US demands for democracy and stability in Egypt have led to a stand-back policy approach. But a surge of deadly violence and signals from the Egyptian military may change all that.
Beyond the criminal charges against Penn State officials as a result of the Sandusky case, a growing number of civil suits are likely. But depending on how the university chooses to defend itself, it risks a PR disaster.
UC Davis faculty and students are calling for Chancellor Linda Katehi to resign, saying she should have prevented police in riot gear from pepper-spraying peaceful UC Davis protesters.
In 12 swing states in the 2012 election, Obama is deadlocked against Republican Mitt Romney, with 45 percent of the vote each, a new Purple Poll shows. Newt Gingrich also shows well.
Justin Verlander of the Detroit Tigers became the first starting pitcher since Roger Clemens of the Red Sox 25 years ago to take home both league Cy Young and MVP awards in the same season.
Mitt Romney says it is. The GOP presidential candidate has used the super committee's apparent failure as an opportunity to go after the incumbent.
Louis Freeh, the former director of the FBI, has been selected to head up a select team investigating the Penn State child sex abuse scandal.
By law, the deficit-reducing super committee must deliver a plan to Congress by Wednesday. But the prospects for success are fading to black.
Mila Kunis and Marine Sgt. Scott Moore attended the annual Marine Corps Ball on Friday in Greenville, North Carolina. The annual event marks the founding of the Marines in 1775.
Greg Halman: A police spokeswoman said the officers arrested Halman's 22-year-old brother. She declined to give his name, in line with Dutch privacy rules.
UC Davis said early Monday in a news release that it was necessary to place police Chief Annette Spicuzza on administrative leave to restore trust and calm tensions.
New York City police have taken a man into custody in association with an alleged bomb plot where US soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan were targeted.
Part of the immediate fallout from the investigation of child sex abuse at Penn State is economic. Sales of hats, shirts, and other items emblazoned with the Penn State name have plummeted.
Police at UC Davis used pepper spray to disperse peaceful demonstrators at UC Davis, setting off a firestorm of protest, the suspension of two officers, and calls for the school’s chancellor to resign.
Fanning out to the sets of the Sunday morning talk shows, Democrats and Republicans on the deficit-cutting "super committee" blamed each other for a deepening impasse that has all but doomed chances for an accord.
Though he has a large and loyal following, Ron Paul's positions on key issues sets him apart from many Republicans. But he keeps moving steadily toward a position of strength in the early voting – especially in Iowa.