Car bomb: Investigators haven't determined if Erik Chappell, who is a lawyer, or one of his family members was the intended target of the attack
Tropical storm Hilary has formed in the Pacific south of Mexico and is expected to get stronger. The storm could become a major hurricane by Friday night.
Stuxnet, the cyberweapon that attacked and damaged an Iranian nuclear facility, has opened a Pandora's box of cyberwar, says the man who uncovered it. A Q&A about the potential threats.
For his supporters, the execution of Troy Davis marked a grave injustice and showed the death penalty at its worst. But others found their faith in the justice system reaffirmed by the fact that the Davis verdict stood after an abundance of case reviews.
Big 12 Conference: Texas A&M withdrew from the conference earlier this month, upset at rival Texas' $247 million cable television deal with ESPN that does not have to be shared with other conference members.
Mitt Romney jumped to a big lead in the latest New Hampshire poll. Ron Paul came in second, and Jon Huntsman's numbers rose for the first time.
First, President Obama seized upon populist comments by multibillionaire investor Warren Buffett to make his tax-the-rich proposal more palatable. Now, Buffett says he will attend an Obama fundraiser. He's becoming the poster boy for Obama's plans.
Troy Davis was given a lethal injection Wednesday, despite protests around the world.
Conservative Republicans joined the Democrats in opposing the spending bill, whose defeat revives the threat of a government shutdown. A way forward for House leaders is unclear.
If the past is any indicator, the labor deal struck between the UAW and GM could be a template for Detroit's other automakers. The deal includes investment in six plants and 6,400 new jobs.
The annual Forbes 400 list of wealthiest Americans has landed amid heated rhetoric over 'class warfare.' Members saw their net worth ($1.53 trillion combined) rise 12 percent in the past year.
'The X-Factor,' another singing reality competition, debuts Wednesday. At what point will the US public hit singing TV saturation? Not yet, suggest experts and critics.
At a breakfast Wednesday sponsored by the Monitor, Ron Paul was clearly appreciative of the publicity that comedian Jon Stewart has been providing his campaign for president.
Both leaders spoke Wednesday at the UN. Obama explained the US approach toward the Palestinians' bid for independence, while the French president tried to establish a new timeline.
Troy Davis is facing his fourth execution date Wednesday at 7 p.m. Attempts to delay the execution continue, with critics saying Georgia has not listened to doubts about Davis's guilt.
With a devoted following and a unique message, GOP presidential hopeful Ron Paul could have incentive to run as a third-party candidate. But he says political realities make that impossible.
By saying the rich should pay their 'fair share' in taxes, President Obama is taking up an argument that Democrats have largely avoided for years. With a presidential election and 'supercommittee' budget cuts in the balance, the political stakes could hardly be higher.
In a move animal activists hope will spread like other trends emanating from the West Coast, West Hollywood, Calif., has taken one step closer to becoming the first, fur-free city in the US.
Gov. Rick Perry appeared in New York Tuesday with representatives of a bloc that Republicans have been wooing: the Jewish vote. That vote could be a big factor in the 2012 presidential election.