Some analysts of Election 2012 are comparing the two, saying that Newt Gingrich may be setting the party up to lose a winnable race, as Christine O’Donnell did a little over a year ago.
The airline industry expects about 20,000 fewer people per day to fly this holiday period – not good news for an ailing industry already hurting from volatile fuel costs.
GOP endorsements are piling up for Mitt Romney – his share of them has grown to 65 percent. While that's no guarantee, it's becoming harder to envision anyone else winning the nomination.
Snowstorm watchers say the snowstorm that hit the southwestern US will lose some steam as it leaves the region, but travel is still difficult in Kansas and the Texas Panhandle.
Tarek Mehanna, a Massachusetts resident, was convicted Tuesday of conspiracy to help the militant Islamic group and trying to kill US soldiers overseas.
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Some say a Ron Paul victory in Iowa would damage the reputation of the caucuses as favoring fringe candidates. But that would change if the momentum helps Paul win in New Hampshire, too.
The US government is close to wrapping up its case against Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, accused of providing classified documents to WikiLeaks.
On issues of foreign policy and national security, stopping Iran, supporting Israel, and standing up to China are three themes GOP candidates are using to hammer at what they consider President Obama’s weakness and highlight what they hope will be seen as their own toughness. But Americans don't seem to see Mr. Obama as particularly soft, and even many Republican leaders rank Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton as the administration's best asset. Take a look at where each of the GOP hopefuls stands on foreign policy and national security issues.
The House will vote Tuesday on requiring senators, who have left for the holidays, to negotiate differences in legislation to extend the payroll-tax cut and other measures set to expire on Jan. 1.
Lori Berenson, convicted of terrorism in Peru, arrived home in New York for the first time since 1995. Lori Berenson was accompanied by her 2-year-old son.
Newt Gingrich's support is fading, says a new national poll. It shows Mitt Romney now tied with Gingrich, and Ron Paul gaining momentum.
Blizzard conditions shut down parts of I-40 and I-70 in New Mexico, Kansas, and Texas. At least six traffic fatalities were blamed on the snowstorm and high winds.
A federal appeals court ruled Monday that convicted cop-killer Billy Joe Magwood, on death row since 1981, was not properly charged under Alabama statutes to qualify for capital punishment.
Korean-Americans say North Korea is in an uncertain position after the death of leader Kim Jong-il, but they hope that the event could ultimately lead to the reunification of North and South.
House Speaker John Boehner stunned Senate Democrats and Republicans when he said the House would vote down their two-month deal on the payroll tax cut and other measures.
Christmas is a Christian holiday marking the birth of Christ Jesus. But over the centuries, it has become associated with a global array of seasonal traditions and secular activities ranging from shopping to singing. How well do you know Christmas and these traditions? Take our quiz.
Forecasters expect the Southwestern blizzard will start to lose its winter-weather characteristics as it heads east, but not before causing delays Monday in places like Dallas and Houston.