Iraq troop withdrawal: Obama's statement put an end to months of wrangling over whether the U.S. would maintain a force in Iraqbeyond 2011.
Senate Republicans and moderate Democrats blocked the first attempt by to pass a scaled-down version of the $447 billion Obama jobs bill, calling it a 'bailout.'
Steve Jobs, the late CEO of Apple, warned Obama a year ago that reelection was at risk if he did not make his administration more business-friendly, according to reports about the new Jobs biography.
San Francisco earthquake: Thursday night's quake came nearly six hours after a magnitude 4.0 earthquake hit in the same area.
Ohio is one of seven states with no restrictions on exotic pets. There are fresh calls for restrictions on owning exotic animals, but strong opposition too.
San Francisco earthquake strikes again: a second earthquake struck San Francisco just six hours after the first. Both quakes occured almost 22 year to the day after the deadly Loma Prieta earthquake of 1989.
Harold Camping has captured the attention of the media again, but this time is avoiding lime light. Camping, who predicted the end of the world twice in the past, says this time he's right. Camping blames a mix-up in his biblical math for his previous two predictions that never came true.
Hipster cop: a plainclothes officer has surprised many at the Occupy Wall Street gathering for his unconventional look.
Many exotic pet owners, like Terry Thompson in Zanesville, Ohio, are hobbyists, which means they don't often have the experience needed to tend to the needs of the animals.
President Obama has raised $155 million for both his campaign and for the Democratic National Committee. That's way more than all the Republican candidates have raised, combined.
Last winter – with its droughts, tornado outbreaks, heavy snows, and floods – was a tough one in different ways for millions of people. Be prepared for more of the same this year.
After Qaddafi, some say prospects for orderly transition in Libya – a traditionally divided, tribal society – are not good. There is hope, however, that the homegrown nature of the rebellion will improve the country's prospects.
Hate-crime trial is Feb. 21 for former Rutgers student Dharun Ravi, in cyberspying case involving a gay roommate. Meanwhile, New Jersey schools work to put in place anti-bullying provisions of tough new law.
According to The College of William & Mary's Teaching, Research, and International Policy (TRIP) project's most recent survey of international relations (IR) faculty:
Mitt Romney is ahead of Herman Cain, again. But in a head-to-head race with Barack Obama, Romney would lose, says a new AP-GFK poll
Jesse Jackson Jr,, a Democratic member of the House from Illinois, has denied wrongdoing and has not been charged with any wrongdoing. The case was deferred in September 2009.
Flat tax: Texas governor and Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry announced Wednesday that he would propose a flat tax as part of an overhaul of the country's tax code.
Exotic animal owner Terry Thompson had a history of neglecting his animals, says an animal welfare official. Most of the 56 animals set free Tuesday in Zaneville, Ohio, were killed by law enforcement officers.
Social Security increase less than previously thought after Medicare premiums: The anticipated 3.6 percent increase in Social Security payout next year will only amount to $29 extra per month on average after an increase of Medicare premiums.