Based on new estimates of the radiation that has been released, Fukushima now has the worst score on the IAEA's accident rating scale. But much about the reactors, and their future, is still unknown.
Air France A380: The world's biggest passenger jet half spins at smaller Delta jet at New York's JFK airport Monday night. This was the second time an A380 has hit another jet on the ground.
Obama's decision to seek a multinational response to Qaddafi's attacks means 'the Libyan people are paying a very heavy price in blood,' Sen. John McCain said April 6 at a Monitor breakfast.
On April 12, 1861, long-simmering tensions between North and South ignited and began the four-year War Between the States. In a recent Pew Research Center survey, more than half of Americans said that the Civil War is still relevant to US politics. Test your knowledge of the Civil War by taking this short quiz.
Thousands die each year in a struggle between the US 'War on Drugs' and the drug cartels, who are financed and armed by American narcotics consumers, Pentagon officials testified last week.
Arizona officials criticize the appeals court ruling, which found that key sections of the immigration law are preempted by federal law. The ruling is a victory for the Obama administration.
Winklevoss twins lawyers argued that the twins' settlement with Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg – chronicled in 'The Social Network' – was fraudulent. An appeals court disagreed, but the Winklevoss twins vow to fight on.
Mitt Romney announces he's forming an exploratory committee – a step toward entering the presidential race. He's already signaled several changes from his failed 2008 bid.
Experts warn that Fukushima should sound an alarm on the safety and security dangers inherent in the spread of civilian nuclear fuels and the proliferation of nuclear technology.
Homeowners who got the first-time homebuyers tax credit in 2008, beware. You have to start paying it back on Tax Day 2011. But other homeowners are in line for new deductions.
Donald Trump could appeal to economic conservatives, while Sarah Palin has deep roots among social conservatives and tea party types. Put that together, and you might have a winning coalition.
President Obama will lay out his 'vision' for deficit reduction Wednesday, a week after the GOP released a 2012 budget proposing big cuts. He is well positioned to occupy the middle ground.
They held budget negotiators' feet to the fire, but the GOP House freshmen also proved to be flexible. Too, their voting record for their first 100 days in office is less monolithic than many had expected.
Radiation 'hot spots' beyond the existing Fukushima evacuation zone spur Japanese officials to order more areas to be emptied. Residents are being given a month to leave.
Firefighters and smoke jumpers from 25 states have had to turn back hundreds of Texas wildfires. Nearly 100 homes have burned to the ground.
Iowa tornadoes: The Des Moines Register says National Weather Service experts have confirmed two twisters struck Ida County on Saturday night. There were four more in Sac County, two in Pocahontas County and one in Kossuth County.
The 200 Radnet stations that have been sniffing the air since the 1970s say Fukushima radiation in US is quite low.
Tiger Woods charged from behind, thrilling golf fans on Sunday in the final round of the 2011 Masters. In the end, it wasn't enough to win. Was it enough to prove that Tiger Woods has returned to top form?
Congress and the White House may have resolved one budget crisis. But comments on the Sunday talk shows indicate bigger fights ahead over federal debt and government spending.
Sarah Palin says she believes President Obama was born in the US. But she's cheering on Donald Trump for 'getting to the bottom' of allegations by 'birthers' that Obama is hiding something.