Both the left and right are mad about the tax-cut bill. Does that mean President Obama will benefit from appearing to stand at the center of American politics?
The Vikings-Giants game was postponed to Monday night and moved to Detroit Ford Field after the Metrodome roof collapsed for the fifth time since opening in 1982.
Vikings fans in Minneapolis reel from major snow storm and the collapse of their Vikings' Metrodome Stadium roof. It's the fifth time the Metrodome roof has collapsed in the stadium's 28-year history.
From the start, Republican National Committee chairman Michael Steele was not only a historical figure in the GOP but a controversial one as well. Now he may be on the way out.
Al Gore won the popular vote by more than 500,000. But it was the contentious recount in Florida – halted by the Supreme Court – that gave it to Bush. What that meant still is being argued.
Brett Favre and the Vikings won't play Sunday, due to the blizzard which hit Minnesota and dumped enough heavy snow on the roof of the Metrodome to cause it to collapse. No one was injured. The Vikings-Giants game is postponed to Monday night. Brett Favre has a shoulder injury that has put in jeopardy his hopes of getting his 298th consecutive regular-season start.
Members of the controversial Westboro Baptist Church picketed the funeral of Elizabeth Edwards Saturday. But they were vastly outnumbered by a “human buffer” singing Christmas carols.
The Heisman Trophy was awarded Saturday night to Auburn QB Cam Newton, as the most outstanding college football player in 2010. But a Heisman is not a guarantee of success in the NFL. Some of the 74 winners since 1935 didn't make the transition, some didn't live up to their potential due to injury. With help from heisman.com and nfl.com, we compiled a list of Heisman winners who went on to have the most success on the professional gridiron.
Obama may be having second thoughts about Bill Clinton's joining him for an impromptu press conference about the tax cut deal with Republicans. The former president talked on ... and on.
A state judge has dismissed Joe Miller’s complaint that misspelled write-in votes for Lisa Murkowski should be tossed out. If the ruling stands, it's a blow to the tea party and Sarah Palin.
Heisman Trophy winners are not all headed for glory. Cam Newton of Auburn, as expected, won the 2010 Heisman Trophy, but he has been dogged by a recruitment controversy. Past winners of the honor have run an eclectic playbook of highs and lows.
More known for using hurtful signs to picket funerals of US soldiers who have died in the Middle East, Kansas-based Westboro Baptist Church, whose congregation is mostly related, has vowed to picket the funeral of Elizabeth Edwards on Saturday in Raleigh, N.C.
Perhaps President Obama's tax-cut deal with the GOP was astute, after all. While he angered liberals, he also won back some independent support – an example of Clintonian 'triangulation.'
Following two days of talks in Geneva that failed to address concerns about Iran's nuclear program, the US is signaling its readiness to seek even harsher sanctions.
The city will use federal funds to buy and rehab vacant homes in targeted neighborhoods, says Mayor Dave Bing. It's part of a strategy to cope with a shrinking Detroit and to battle blight.
Former President Bill Clinton came to the White House Friday to offer support for the GOP-Obama tax deal that has angered liberal Democrats.
College application deadlines are looming for millions of high school seniors, and younger students are already thinking ahead. The Monitor checked in with counselors and admissions officers to get their take on some of the most common mistakes students make when preparing for and applying to college.
Classified diplomatic cables. Sensitive military documents. Lists of vulnerable sites to US interests. WikiLeaks is serious business. But humor is one way the public sifts through the meaning of news. Or at least a way to distract ourselves from looking at those same 12 photos of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange over and over again. Here's a look at the lighter side of WikiLeaks.
Cliff Lee is home in Arkansas, mulling over where he will end up next season and beyond. The Yankees are trying to keep up with the Red Sox, while Texas would like to keep Cliff Lee around.