Unemployment rate: Obama may benefit from the unemployment rate drop as the country heads into a presidential election year.
The Santa Ana winds have been extreme this year, and some climatologists suggest global warming might be strengthening extreme weather. But the Santa Ana winds could show a different aspect of global warming's impact.
House Republicans met behind closed doors Friday in search of common ground on the payroll-tax cut and other popular measures, set to expire Dec. 31.
Herman Cain said he would announce the future of his presidential bid on Saturday in Atlanta. As bad as things look for him right now, there are no certainties in this campaign season.
Initiation rites are so ingrained in parts of college life that even egregious incidents aren't enough to eradicate hazing, experts say. Investigations into last month's death of a FAMU band major are under way.
November was the deadliest month of the revolt for children, with 56 killed, says the report. The UN rights council named a new Syria investigator but declined to refer the country to the Security Council.
Rep. Darrell Issa, who is investigating the 'Fast and Furious' gun-walking operation, says the problems of the failed operation go beyond just one person.
Rep. Darrell Issa said Friday some GOP presidential candidates' idea of profiling Muslims to combat terrorism is comparable to the phenomenon called 'driving while black.'
Accusations of sexual harassment ended the political career of Bob Filner, who resigned as mayor of San Diego Aug. 23. But sex scandals are not necessarily fatal to political ambition. Against all odds, some politicians survive them. How do they do it? Here’s a list of notable politicos whose careers continued in spite of their slips – and some who didn’t, and found themselves looking for work in the private sector.
Mitt Romney has taken off the gloves when it comes to his latest GOP challenger, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich.
Newt Gingrich is ahead of Mitt Romney by a wide margin in Florida, a key GOP primary state. Will the surge last?
Santa Ana winds left a path of destruction through California, Utah, Nevada, Colorado and other Western states. More Santa Ana winds are expected Friday.
Like last year, Congress is debating whether to reauthorize extended unemployment insurance. At stake as early as January are benefits for some 1.8 million Americans, including some 430,000 people who lost jobs as recently as July. Although Republicans and Democrats say they plan to reauthorize the law, they differ on how – or even whether – to pay for it. Here are the different scenarios and ramifications of what could happen:
Mindy McCready has refused to return her child to Florida despite a judge's ruling to do so. McCready says the child has suffered abuse by his guardian there.
Santa Ana winds: Pasadena is reporting hundreds of trees down and one wind-related injury. Hundreds of thousands of Southern California residents are without power from the worst Santa Anna winds in more than a decade.
The US will no longer block financing that Burma (Myanmar) seeks from institutions like the World Bank. But a restoration of diplomatic relations is not imminent, say State Department officials.
In an interview with New Hampshire's Union Leader newspaper, Herman Cain said his wife didn't know he was giving money to Ginger White, who claims to have had a 13-year affair with him. Cain also said quitting the presidential race 'is an option.'
The White House on Thursday rejected as insubstantial a GOP proposal to curtail unemployment insurance and food stamps for the rich as an offset for extending the payroll tax cut.
If Newt Gingrich is the new 'anti-Romney,' shouldn't they have fundamental differences? While the two share some views on core economic issues, Gingrich has staked out other positions well to Romney's right.
Energy-industry groups said that new EPA air-pollution rules could threaten the reliability of the American power grid. The Energy Department countered that claim with its own report Thursday.