President Obama says he has asked the Pentagon and other agencies to come up with ways that the US could help protect Libyans in case the 'situation deteriorates rapidly.'
Ben Bernanke says Federal Reserve policy is not responsible for the UN's Food Price Index now standing at its highest level in 21 years or gasoline costs rising 49% in six months.
With the US Supreme Court ruling in its favor, Westboro Baptist Church plans more controversial protests at funerals and cultural events. Counterspeech and counterprotests are best responses, say activists.
Even as Mexico's Felipe Calderón meets with President Obama at the White House Thursday in a demonstration of close bilateral ties, basic disagreements over the drug war persist.
NASA intends that each of these last space shuttle missions leaves the International Space Station with a shorter 'to do' list for maintenance. That may mean Discovery stays until March 9.
For months now, radical leaders have been urging followers to opt for simple shootings over complex attacks. The shooting Wednesday took place outside a busy terminal at Frankfurt Airport.
Western Republican lawmakers and governors object to Obama administration plans to consider whether millions of acres of federal land in the West should be protected as 'wild lands.'
Latest poll shows the US public split over limiting collective bargaining for public employees, as Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is urging. Some previous polls give the edge to the unions.
An NFL lockout could begin Friday, endangering the 2011 season. Major League Baseball and the National Hockey League both struggled after they canceled seasons due to labor strife. How might the NFL weather such a storm?
Former Sen. Christopher Dodd is the new chairman and CEO of the film industry's MPAA, taking a position filled for four decades by the flamboyant Jack Valenti.
Michael Vick cashed in, somewhat, for his comeback season in 2010. By placing the franchise tag on Michael Vick, the Eagles will pay him in the neighborhood of $20 million, if there is a season next fall.
Fox News announced Wednesday that it is suspending the contracts of former House Speaker Newt Gingrich and former Sen. Rick Santorum.
EPA plans to regulate greenhouse-gas emissions in the US have some industries forecasting an economic 'train wreck.' But several economists say history does not support that view.
Removal of aging highways is a strategy some cities are using to try to boost their downtown districts.
Jeb Bush, former governor of Florida, will appear with President Obama at an education event in Florida on Friday. What's in it for him?
Would you try green eggs and ham? Do you know who hopped on Pop? In honor of Dr. Seuss' birthday, here are 10 Dr. Seuss quotes for you to match to the book they come from.
Supreme Court Justice Alito is the lone dissenter in the 8-to-1 ruling on free-speech principles, saying the conduct of the Westboro Baptist Church 'caused petitioner great injury.'
Sugar Ray Leonard has been named to the list of celebrities that will compete on ABC's 'Dancing With The Stars.' Will Sugar Ray Leonard's quick feet inside a boxing ring give him an edge on the dance floor?
Even though a government shutdown won't happen right now, the vote does not solve the underlying differences between Republicans and Democrats over 2011 spending cuts.
Mike Huckabee claimed President Obama grew up in Kenya and therefore has 'very different' views about the world 'than the average American.' The only problem is Obama never grew up in Kenya. Did Huckabee plant the falsity purposely in preparation for 2012? What else did he say?