Score one for the prosecution. A former physician for Michael Jackson, called as a defense witness, says he would "never" have administered propofol at a patient's home as sleep medicine.
While it’s too early to predict how Occupy Wall Street will affect local elections, presidential candidates have begun to recalibrate their campaigns to address the movement's challenges.
New research shows that the meteoric rise by Herman Cain in the polls has been mirrored by a surge in Internet search traffic, even bypassing that for Sarah Palin. But will it last?
WikiLeaks will not release any more secrets until it can raise enough money to keep going, according to the clandestine group's website. It has been choked by financial institutions that no longer process online donations to WikiLeaks.
Home Affordable Refinance Program did not reach as many borrowers as officials had hoped. By including 'underwater' loans, the Obama administration hopes to stem the tide of foreclosures.
With the jobs bill stalled, Obama is bypassing Congress and using executive powers to enact change. Strapped homeowners and indebted students are first in line under his relief plan.
Michele Norris: In a note sent to NPR staff Monday and posted on the network's website, Michele Norris says her husband's new role could make it difficult to continue hosting the show.
What did Rick Perry mean by his comments to Parade Magazine about President Obama's birth certificate? Read what he said and decide for yourself.
After quitting en masse last week, the New Hampshire staff for Michele Bachmann has now released a memo that says the national team was 'rude, unprofessional, dishonest, and at times cruel.'
Pressure is rising on Rick Perry to address a Texas agency's looming vote over whether to allow vanity license plates that feature the Confederate flag.
Inspired by a provocation in a July blog by Canadian activist group Adbusters, who in turn took their cues from the Arab Spring demonstrations, Occupy Wall Street has taken on epic proportions – and even more epic targets. In the crosshairs of this band of tent-dwelling rabblerousers are nothing less than the pillars of society.
Rick Perry gets into the birther issue in a Parade Magazine interview, saying that Donald Trump questions the authenticity of the birth certificate that President Obama released.
Herman Cain came under attack for his pro-life position. What did Herman Cain say exactly?
One by one, Mitt Romney's GOP rivals have taken runs at him, trumpeting his failures as a true conservative and his flip-flopping. But one by one, they’ve stumbled, and at the moment the race for the GOP nomination seems like Romney’s to lose.
St. Louis Cardinals slugger Albert Pujols tied the records of Reggie Jackson and Babe Ruth in hitting three home runs in a single World Series game. He matched or broke other records too.
Herman Cain is learning that off-the-cuff remarks and demonstrated ignorance – even from a candidate who touts his lack of political experience – goes only so far. For social conservatives, that means abortion.
The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals moved closer to resolving a battle over a Clinton-era executive rule protecting national forests from new roads. But critics see the 'roadless rule' as a job-killing block on the country's natural resources.
The Pentagon already includes unmanned drone attacks in its arsenal. Next up: housefly-sized surveillance craft, shape-changing 'chemical robots,' and tracking agents sprayed from the sky. What does it mean to have soldiers so far removed from the battlefield?
The White House sees the death of Muammar Qaddafi and the end to US war in Iraq as major successes for the US and, not incidentally, for President Obama. But most Americans are more interested in the economy than foreign policy.
After police kill dozens of lions, tigers, bears, and monkeys released from a private animal park in Ohio, pressure builds to regulate free-wheeling 'exotics' trade in the US. Animal-rights groups say the trade should be banned.