Election results 2011 point to cautious voters, not moving sharply left or right. Voters did deal big setbacks to some Republican causes, but it's hard to read that as a boost to Obama's reelection bid.
Nome, Alaska is preparing for a "storm of an epic magnitude," according to the National Weather Service. Parts of Nome, Alaska have been evacuated.
Even as calls for Joe Paterno's ouster grow, Penn State students held rallies Tuesday night in support of the legendary head coach.
Election results are in for many states and incumbents largely prevailed. Is it a sign that voters may keep incumbents in office in 2012?
A federal appeals court panel in Washinton, D.C., upholds the constitutionality of Obama's health-care reforms, the third to do so. The Supreme Court is scheduled to consider on Thursday whether to take up one or more challenges to the law.
Herman Cain called a press conference Tuesday to respond to allegations from Sharon Bialek. Less than an hour before the conference, a second Herman Cain accuser went public.
Joe Paterno could be brought down by the public anger surrounding sex-abuse charges leveled at former Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky.
Reservations by the medical community and even Gov. Haley Barbour ahead of Election Day have made a dent in support for a Mississippi measure that would confer 'personhood' on fertilized eggs.
Supreme Court on Tuesday considered whether police must get a warrant before attaching a GPS tracking device to a suspect's car. The justices' posed questions that echo the Orwell novel '1984.'
Joe Frazier, who passed away on Nov. 7, held the title of heavyweight champion for nearly five years in the late 1960s and early 1970s. See how Joe Frazier compares with 11 of the greatest heavyweight champions over the past century (with help from the International Boxing Hall of Fame). Who do you consider the best?
Dump Your Bank Day, scheduled to coincide with Election Day, is similar to Saturday's Bank Transfer Day. This time, the Occupy Wall Street movement is behind it.
Fur ban: The City Council on Monday gave first approval to a modified version of a sales ban on clothing made from the skin or pelt of animals with hair, wool or fur.
Joe Paterno's 45-year career as head coach of Penn State could end within "days or weeks," according to The New York Times. Paterno has not be charged with any crimes related to the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse allegations.
Herman Cain is on the defensive after being accused this past week of sexually harassing four women. His press conference Tuesday could help clear the air – or it could make things worse.
Fast and Furious operation, which allowed guns from US to 'walk' into hands of Mexican cartels, got sharpest censure yet from Attorney General Eric Holder on Tuesday. But Holder stopped short of apologizing for death of a US border patrol agent.
For the first time, the Senate has allowed a piece of Obama's jobs bill to come to the floor for a vote. Eager to do something before Election 2012, both sides of the aisle are looking for points of agreement.
Election Day: Ohio Gov. Kasich signed a law curbing the power of public sector labor unions in March, but an ensuing outcry led to a referendum on the law being placed on Tuesday's ballot.
Michael Jackson's doctor, Conrad Murray, was convicted of involuntary manslaughter Monday. Why Dr. Murray may not serve much time behind bars.
Joe Frazier, the former heavyweight boxing champion of the world, passed away on Monday. Joe Frazier was the first boxer to beat Muhammad Ali, who praised his determination.
Osama bin Laden was killed in a May raid by Navy SEALs, and Chuck Pfarrer, a former Navy SEAL, commanded the “same outfit” that carried out the strike on the Al Qaeda leader. In his new book, “Seal Target Geronimo: The Inside Story of the Mission to Kill Osama Bin Laden,” Mr. Pfarrer says he wants to provide what he says are facts that dispel some of the myths that have surrounded the mission, and that have cast the SEALs, he fears, as "spray and pray" commandos intent on killing the terrorist behind the 9/11 attacks.