Peyton Manning and his family are hosting their quarterback camp this week. The NFL lockout is causing problems with players trying to return from injury, according to Peyton Manning.
Atlanta's new interim superintendent has given new powers to whistleblowers and is eyeing bonus policies that rewarded high test scores.
Barack Obama Sr. apparently discussed adoption before little Barack was born, according to news reports. It didn't happen, but two US presidents were, or considered themselves to be, adopted.
Two Republican pollsters say their data show that both Republican and independent voters are growing angrier about the stubbornly high jobless rate.
Nowhere is the debate over the Casey Anthony verdict more visceral than on Facebook. Comments range from thoughtful analysis to blatant and obscene threats.
A police standoff Thursday with a suspect in seven fatal shootings in Grand Rapids, Mich., shows how smartphone apps for police scanners are giving citizens a new mobile window on crime fighting.
The increase in the nation’s unemployment rate in June is a major moment in President Obama’s reelection campaign, a top Republican strategist says.
Texas Rangers: Josh Hamilton threw a ball to a fan in the stands at Thursday's game. The man tumbled over the outfield railing after catching the ball.
NFL lockout of players continues on Friday. But owners and players are meeting again in New York, trying to hammer out a collective bargaining agreement to end the NFL lockout.
The price of beef is set to skyrocket in the fall as a cattle shortage takes shape. Pastures are dying from the drought and ranchers are selling their cattle rather than buying costly feed.
President Obama is pushing for a comprehensive deal to raise the debt ceiling and trim long-term deficits. But any big deal will require arm-twisting in Congress, and time is running out.
Convicted of murdering a 16-year-old girl in 1994, Mexican national Humberto Leal was executed despite White House concerns that US citizens abroad could face harsher punishments as a result.
In the White House briefing room, the meaning of words sometimes hangs on a hand gesture. As in the exchange Thursday with Jay Carney over what could happen to Social Security benefits.
'Caylee's Law' petition calls for establishing two new federal offenses: failure of a parent to notify authorities of a missing child within 24 hours and failure to report a child's death within one hour. The online drive comes amid public anger over the Casey Anthony verdict.
Millions of Facebook users will still pay the likes of Verizon for traditional phone service and Internet access. But video chat got a lot more publicity with Facebook's announcement this week.
The details of new EPA regulations, released Thursday, mandate reductions in power-plant emissions. 'Old, decrepit plants' without pollution controls may be just too costly to retrofit and be shut down by their owners, say analysts.
Yellowstone River oil spill: About 150 people showed up at an EPA meeting Wednesday night with questions about health risks, the duration of the cleanup, and whether the oil will permanently damage their livestock or property.
By a 49-to-25 vote, the California Assembly approved a law requiring schools to include the contributions of gay Americans in their curriculum. Gov. Jerry Brown has not said whether he would sign the bill.
Slugger Barry Bonds was convicted on one of four perjury and obstruction charges, in connection with a probe of illegal steroid use. Ex-pitching ace Roger Clemens faces six charges – and may have a harder time avoiding conviction, experts say.
Yellowstone grizzly attack may result from two converging trends: More visitors to Yellowstone National Park and the rebounding grizzly bear population.