The Dallas Mavericks, behind Dirk Nowitzki's 29 points, went on a 17-4 scoring run with just over four and a half minutes remaining to defeat the Miami Heat Thursday night, 112-103 in Game 5 of the NBA Finals.
Scandal-tarred Rep. Anthony Weiner says he and his wife, Huma Abedin, will stay together. She has not spoken publicly. How political wives respond to wrongdoing may affect their husbands' political survival, some analysts say.
The solar storm caused by a massive eruption two days ago arrived at Earth Wednesday, but it was only a taste of what scientists say might come – and the world is not prepared.
The Fed reports a decline in mortgage debt and increase in household net worth, but economists say stock market declines mean Americans' improved financial condition last quarter is fragile.
The second federal corruption trial of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich will likely turn on whether the jury thinks recorded statements are ramblings or evidence of an illegal scheme.
Leon Panetta, at a confirmation hearing for the post of Defense secretary, says the US will need to take 'both defensive ... as well as aggressive measures' to deal with the threat of cyberattack.
Anything can happen in politics, so you can’t say with surety that Newt Gingrich is toast. But for him to win the GOP nomination now would be quite a feat.
Air travel doesn't come cheap these days, whether you're taking to the skies for a friend's wedding or a summer vacation. Here are some travel experts' top tips and tools to hold costs down a bit.
The Tea Party movement is taking aim at Republican incumbents, including Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch, Sen. Olympia Snow of Maine, and Sen. Scott Brown of Massachusetts. Will it succeed in unseating them?
An unprecedented number of states are targeting funding for abortion providers, including Planned Parenthood. The farthest-reaching effort, in Indiana, is facing a legal challenge.
Donor countries pledged more aid for Libya's opposition council, during a meeting Thursday. But earlier pledges have not been met, and opposition leaders are pushing hard for access to Libya's frozen assets.
Former members of Congress paint a grim picture of what could await Rep. Weiner if he doesn't resign, including shunning and loss of influence. Democrats are already edging away.
Prosecutors sought to tie Internet searches for 'chloroform' on the family computer to their theory that Casey Anthony subdued her daughter with chloroform before killing her.
A comprehensive congressional report finds that billions of dollars of US aid could be feeding corruption and establishing programs that will collapse when the US leaves.
France is expected to forward the resolution to the Security Council Wednesday. But Russia worries that the resolution could be used to intervene in Syria as NATO did in Libya.
Michelle Obama will visit tween comedy 'iCarly' in January, to promote an organization that supports military families. Will she sample Carly's favorite dish?
How Congress has dealt with sex scandals has changed over time. The big issues for Rep. Weiner include whether there was an abuse of office or any use of official resources.
Debbie Wasserman Schultz, chairwoman of the DNC, says GOP targeting of Planned Parenthood and the effort to further restrict abortion funding are part of a Republican ‘war on women.'
A poll released Wednesday suggests that a minority of Americans are 'entirely comfortable' with the idea of a Mormon president. But voters' concerns about the problems facing the country might override any concern they have about Mitt Romney's religion.
Tuesday night, the Dallas Mavericks overcame a nine-point, fourth quarter deficit to defeat the Miami Heat, 86-83, in Texas. The best-of seven series is now tied at two, with Game 5 in Dallas on Thursday night (9 p.m. Eastern time, ABC).