The Internet might be atwitter with theories about Ron Paul's eyebrows (seriously), but he rises above the fray to propose the mother of all budget cuts. Yes, that's $1 trillion in one year.
US diplomats want more information about Iran's involvement to be made public, to answer skeptics. But intelligence officials balk at revealing much more about assassination plot evidence.
Herman Cain gets media scrutiny in five areas, including his ties to the Koch Brothers, who wrote 999, and Herman Cain's support for looser drunk-driving laws.
St. Louis Cardinals: The Cards beat the Milwaukee Brewers 12-6 on Sunday for the National League Championship Series. How did the team recover from a 10.5 game deficit in just one month?
BP settlement: Anadarko Petroleum Coro., which had a has 25 percent working interest in BP's Macondo Prospect, the site of the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig explosion, will pay BP $4 billion toward cleaning up the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
Kinder Morgan purchased rival pipeline operator El Paso Corp for $21 billion, creating what will be by far the country's largest pipeline distributor of natural gas.
In the first six months of the 2012 presidential election, the news media have given Rick Perry the most positive attention but Herman Cain's star is rising.
To promote his jobs bill, Obama is rolling down the highway this week in a $1.1 million black bus, code-named 'Stagecoach.' The bus, it seems, has some big assets over Air Force One or the traditional motorcade.
While IndyCar already plans to introduce a safer car next year, the death of Dan Wheldon is spurring calls for other safety measures, including some introspection on the part of drivers.
New Hampshire residents are so determined that they once chose someone who insisted he wasn't even running for president. No way they'll let some other state horn in on their first-in-the-nation turf.
Herman Cain got a thorough grilling on his 9-9-9 plan Sunday. He acknowleded some Americans might pay more under 9-9-9, but that might not be what hurts him most among GOP voters.
The Supreme Court will take the case of a man who lied about receiving the Congressional Medal of Honor. The question is whether the US can punish him for false statements about his military service.
Herman Cain is a marketer. Mitt Romney is a dealmaker. Both tout their business experience on the campaign trail, and each says his CEO style is better for the country.
Dan Weldon's death in a fiery 15-car crash on Sunday has left the motor sports world in shock. Could the crash have been avoided?
Herman Cain's comments about an electrified barbed-wire fence (and alligators, too) on the US-Mexico border are not new. But they're getting fresh attention.
Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar believes President Obama's environmental critics aren't giving the president enough credit.
Herman Cain has vaulted into the top tier of GOP presidential candidates with his 9-9-9 tax plan, which would create a new 9 percent federal sales tax. But consumers would have to pay that sales tax on top of existing state and local sales taxes. Here are figures from the nonpartisan Tax Foundation that look at the total sales taxes in every state, adding up the state sales tax, a statewide average of the various local sales-tax rates, and the 9-9-9 federal sales tax.
MLK Memorial plans have been dogged by controversy over links to China. The MLK Memorial was built by a Chinese sculptor from Chinese granite. But backers are pleased with the result.
Protests in solidarity with 'Occupy Wall Street' occurred in US cities and around the world Saturday, sometimes drawing several thousand marchers. A key reason: Unemployment remains high, three years after a financial crisis in which banks got controversial bailouts.