Protesting in public spaces is protected speech. But occupying homes and lots to protest foreclosures, while dramatic, could result in many lawsuits, robbing Occupy of money and momentum.
The subject of the Geneva meeting between Hillary Clinton and Syria exiles was the transition to democracy. But the group's leader has been warning Iran a post-Assad Syria could be far less friendly.
Heisman finalists include two quarterbacks, a pair of running backs and a defensive player. The Heisman finalists will find out who won Saturday night.
GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney blasted President Obama for a planned 17-day vacation in Hawaii. Congress has yet to pass Mr. Obama's proposed extension of a payroll-tax cut.
With Newt Gingrich passing Mitt Romney in the polls, some politicos say the affable Romney must ramp up attacks on Gingrich. But others say that could ruin Romney's brand.
Newt Gingrich, who recently criticized child labor laws as 'stupid,' has dreamed up an 'Apprentice'-style plan with Donald Trump that would put 10 'apprenti' from New York City schools to work.
'Smart grid' features and Internet-based connections to the US power grid are proliferating, increasing pathways for would-be cyber attackers, says a study from MIT. What to do?
BP alleges that Halliburton, a subcontractor working on the Deepwater Horizon rig, destroyed evidence pertaining to what might have caused the explosion that triggered the Gulf oil spill.
On Tuesday, the House Financial Services Committee launched a hearing on legislation that would explicitly ban members of Congress from insider trading.
The effort to purge the records was made a few months before Romney launched an unsuccessful campaign for the Republican presidential nomination in 2008. He is again competing for the party's nomination, this time to challenge Barack Obama for the presidency in 2012.
Gingrich chose New York City to announce plans to campaign all across the country next fall against Obama. He packed the rest of the day with fundraisers and meetings, including one with Donald Trump, who has sought to play a role in the Republican selection process.
Amanda Knox was cleared of a murder conviction and released from an Italian prison in October. A Washington, D.C. attorney will represent Amanda Knox in discussions with book publishers.
When the Atlanta Thrashers became the Winnipeg Jets over the summer, the move precipitated the biggest NHL realignment in 15 years. The owners' vote Monday aims for a fan-friendly league that emphasizes hockey's old rivalries.
The Postal Service's cuts would close 252 of the nation's 461 mail processing centers beginning next spring. They would result in the elimination of roughly 28,000 jobs.
Rod Blagojevich, former governor of Illinois, appears in court Tuesday for sentencing. Prosecutors are pushing for a 15- to 20-year sentence, and they have the upper hand, experts say.
Newt Gingrich doesn't have a big campaign staff or lots of money. But Newt Gingrich has got several things going for him in Iowa, notes DCDecoder.
Republicans blocked the efforts of California Gov. Jerry Brown to fix a budget crisis through more tax revenues. So his new plan is to go straight to voters in 2012.
Secretary Hillary Clinton, eager for the State Department to have its own advisory panel of big thinkers, is convening the new, 25-member Foreign Affairs Policy Board this month.
Tim Tebow has been an unexpected success as a pro quarterback. Strong faith might be helping Tim Tebow deal with adversity, say some observers – but that could be a two-edged sword.
The US military acknowledged that one of its unmanned aerial vehicles had gone missing over western Afghanistan last week. With no pilot in the cockpit, drones can be tricky to fly.