If there's no California budget by June 15, lawmakers will have to forfeit their pay. Five days earlier, the release of a new redistricting map could force many legislators to fight for their political lives. As budget crunch time approaches, the whole process is in flux.
Yemen's President Saleh, recuperating in Saudi Arabia from an attack, insists he will return to his strife-torn country. The Saudis would rather he didn't, but what will they do to stop him?
The Supreme Court refused Monday to hear a challenge to a California law that allows illegal immigrants to pay in-state tuition at state colleges and universities.
A federal appeals court ruled that a woman's intimate search of a male inmate – which was filmed and watched by dozens – was unreasonable. The Supreme Court declined to take the case.
The Supreme Court left in place an appeals-court ruling that then-Gov. Rod Blagojevich's 2008 appointment of Roland Burris to the US Senate violated an often-overlooked clause in the 17th Amendment.
Sarah Palin recently offered a curious account of Paul Revere's midnight ride, but on Sunday she refused to acknowledge any mistake. The real question: What does she gain by all this?
King George VI's 1939 visit to Washington came three months before Britain and Germany were at war, and the climax of 'The King's Speech' takes place. The visit helped garner American sympathy for its former colonial ruler.
The Miami Heat used a strong inside-the-paint offensive game Sunday night to defeat the Dallas Mavericks, 88-86, in Game 3 of the NBA Finals.
A federal appeals court ruled that the anti-illegal immigration laws of Hazleton, Pa., clashed with federal authority. But the Supreme Court is telling the appeals court to reconsider the case.
Rick Santorum’s 16-year career in politics can be charted through his rigorous positions on hot-button issues: welfare, abortion, gay rights. His boldness has made Mr. Santorum, who announced his candidacy for president June 6, a politician that people either really like, or really don't.
French Open final: Rafael Nadal took the coveted title after beating Roger Federer in the 6th French Open.
The intensity of feeling about Sarah Palin would make her an atypical presidential candidate. That worries some conservatives, and it leaves some Democrats hoping she'll run.
Prosecutors have established that Casey Anthony lied about the disappearance of her daughter Caylee. But physical evidence linking Anthony to her daughter's death has been hard to come by.
President Obama is enjoying his best favorability ratings in months. But polls show Americans are worried and mad about the economy – a fact that's a major challenge to Obama's reelection bid.
Mitt Romney says as president he would not be swayed by his church. But a significant number of voters – especially evangelical Protestants – say they would be less likely to vote for a Mormon.
Obama says his administration took the right steps in preventing the auto industry from total collapse. But the US economy is slow to add jobs, and that's a major political target for Republicans.
Ilyas Kashmiri was a senior Al Qaeda operative believed to be behind some of the deadliest attacks, including a suicide attack on Pakistan’s spy agency and attacks on US forces in Afghanistan.
In an 11th-hour maneuver, Speaker Boehner derails an antiwar measure that would have required Obama to withdraw US forces from NATO's Libya mission within 15 days.
Though the summer movie slate includes a record 27 prequels, sequels, and spinoffs, it it still shaping up to be a great year for smaller, specialty films, say experts.