UN General Assembly rarely castigates one of its own, even in the face of egregious acts. Ousting Libya from the Human Rights Council follows other UN actions to respond to the crisis.
Vincent Staub said he was fired from his hospital job because his supervisors were hostile to his responsibilities in the Army Reserves. The Supreme Court ruled unanimously in his favor Tuesday.
2011 NFL combine: The annual gathering in Indianapolis gives a number of college players the opportunity to show all their talents, including intelligence. Alabama quarterback Greg McElroy performed exceptionally well on the Wonderlic test for potential draftees.
Project Southern Tempest netted 678 gang members connected to international drug syndicates. It's a sign that the US is trying to help in the war against Mexican cartels.
The South's small-government, pro-business, boot-strap ideals are drawing jobs to states in the region. That economic model may hold appeal for Wisconsin's Scott Walker and other Northern GOP governors. But it also has a dark side.
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke approves of plans to bring federal deficits under control, but he tells senators not to link such a move to a coming vote on raising the debt ceiling.
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich is expected to announce this week the formation of an exploratory committee for the 2012 presidential election, a first step toward a full-fledged campaign.
On Monday and Tuesday, spacewalking astronauts installed a new Italian-built cargo carrier that will provide storage for the International Space Station, after it is unpacked in coming weeks.
NFL lockout is a possibility as owners and the players union face a Thursday deadline for their current collective bargaining agreement. This would be the first NFL lockout since the players union was formed in the late 1950s.
The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday in a case involving AT&T that explored whether it could claim, under personal privacy rights, an exemption from a Freedom of Information Act request.
The US military dispenses billions of dollars to foreign forces each year. Pentagon says the investment boosts diplomatic leverage, citing the Egypt crisis. Critics say it does little to advance US goals.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker aims to close a two-year $3.6 billion budget shortfall. Walker has drawn national attention for taking on labor unions, so his budget will be closely watched.
The economy appears to be heading in the right direction, albeit slowly. Add to the mix Obama’s formidable skill as a campaigner, and the 2012 presidential election might tilt his way.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says the state Legislature can't attend to crucial fiscal business while 14 Senate Democrats remain out of state to avoid a vote on a bill that would clip union rights. If the stalemate drags out, Walker said he'll have to make layoffs.
From the community that treats and lives with stuttering, an outpouring of fervent praise for Best Picture winner 'The King's Speech.'
House Republicans are proposing a plan to fund the federal government – and avoid a March 4 government shutdown – for two more weeks to allow budget negotiations to continue.
The Supreme Court rules that statements given to authorities during an emergency may be introduced as evidence in a trial even if the source dies before the trial.
On Monday, President Obama offered to let states design their own health systems, as long as they meet the overall goals of the national health care reform plan.
In the fight for balanced budgets vs. benefits for public employees, what's fair and what's politics?
Hillary Clinton says Muammar Qaddafi must leave office 'now, without further violence or delay.' Global pressure intensifies with talk of no-fly zone and court inquiry into alleged crimes.