Longtime Yankees shortstop and captain Derek Jeter finalized a three-year, $51 million deal with the Bronx Bombers on Tuesday. Jeter is in some pretty select Yankee company, when it comes to records and all. Take our quiz and see how well you know the 11-time All-Star. Answers are revealed on subsequent pages.
Inspired by the nickname of a character on the NBC TV show 'Chuck,' Mr. Awesome also now signs his name with a smiley face and two arrows.
North Korea: Mohammad Reza Heydari, who resigned in January from his post as Iranian consul in Norway, said he's "certain" the cooperation is continuing between his home country and North Korea.
Planning months in advance to soothe holiday separation, military families open presents via Skype or send care packages to deployed loved ones.
In the view of the US government, many of the WikiLeaks documents are still classified, and reading classified documents without clearance is illegal. Critics say the warning is censorship.
December 7, 1941, now known as Pearl Harbor day, arrived as the country remained hopeful for peace. President Franklin Roosevelt reacted to the intense day with 'deadly calm,' his wife Eleanor would later recall.
The depth of this winter's chill will depend on the 'Greenland Block' – a high-pressure bulldozer that holds up warmer winds from the equator and steers Arctic air toward the Deep South.
Robert Gates' trip is touted as a holiday visit to thank close to 100,000 U.S. troops serving in the war.
Korean and Finnish students scored highest in the latest round of PISA tests aimed at assessing reading, math, and science literacy.
Pearl Harbor Day is being recognized across the US on December 7. There is a shrinking number of soldiers and sailors who survived the surprise Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor Day, 69 years ago in Hawaii.
White House Christmas tree ornaments: Irene Bechtler found a way to turn her tree into a tribute to US history - one gold-plated ornament at a time.
Tis the season of parity in the NFL. The Monday Night party featured the New England Patriots and the New York Jets as exhibit A. But when the dust settled, the difference was the coach.
WikiLeaks releases a 'secret' US diplomatic cable on 'critical infrastructure' around the world. Was it an overlong 'raw list' of obvious key sites, or a menu for 'every extremist group in the world'?
Extending the Bush tax cuts will prevent as much as $300 billion a year from going into federal coffers, continuing the current federal deficits.
Disney's Rapunzel tale, 'Tangled,' was the No. 1 movie in the US last week, surprisingly beating 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1' by mixing the studio's old-school princess formula with a dash of action appeal for boys.
Supporters of Prop. 8, the California gay marriage ban, face tough questioning in hearing before an appeals court. They are seeking a reversal of a federal judge's ruling against Prop. 8.
Democrats have the votes to block the president's compromise with Republicans on extending the Bush tax cuts. But many might have to accept that with Republicans set to gain more power in Congress next year, this is the best deal they're likely to get.
Tom Brady, the NFL's No. 1 QB, and the New England Patriots take on the NY Jets, the No. 1 defense, with quarterback Mark Sanchez. Each team is battling to be the best in the AFC East. Who has the edge?
Former D.C. schools chancellor Michelle Rhee, famous for battling teachers' unions, creates Students First to forward her education reform priorities.
A national tea party group wants Sarah Palin to replace Michael Steele as the chairman of the Republican National Committee. The former governor and current reality TV star says thanks, but no thanks.