Air travel is safe (and most air traffic controllers don’t nod off), but there are warning signs aviation officials must grapple with.
Virginia’s attorney general had asked the Supreme Court to bypass the usual appeals process by allowing his state's challenge to the Obama health-care reform law to proceed directly to the high court.
Back when he was Ronald Reagan's budget director, David Stockman got "taken to the woodshed" for his candid comments about Reagan's tax cuts. Now, he says both President Obama and Rep. Paul Ryan are playing class warfare with taxes.
Religion has been a tough issue for President Obama. Many question his Christianity, and some believe he's a Muslim. In speeches, White House prayer events, and attending church, he's trying to change that.
Most Americans aren't enthralled by the royal wedding. Rather than get up at 4 a.m. to watch, they're more likely to be interested in what Jon Stewart or Stephen Colbert have to say.
Polls show Americans blame Democrats more than Republicans for $4 gasoline prices, and President Obama's poll numbers show it. But people blame big oil companies even more, which may be a political opening for Obama.
The main airport remains closed a day after being hit by a tornado that blew out windows and smashed nearby houses.
For Obama, the situation in Syria comes as the war in Afghanistan slogs along, the US tries to disengage from Iraq while escalating its military action in Libya, and the American public is weary of foreign entanglements with no apparent connection to national security.
Some American Anglophiles are swooning over William & Kate with the rest of the world, while others just see a convenient theme for dinner, dancing, or dollar-making.
1918 World Series: new information about the 1918 World Series points at strong influence from gamblers, and the possibility that the Cubs threw the game against the Red Sox.
Reports that iPhones and Android phones track the owners' movements have revived privacy concerns. The list of who wants the data – from police to marketers – is potentially a long one.
The box-office results for 'Atlas Shrugged' show that cinematic clashes between self-made industrialists and government bureaucrats fit this moment in American history snugly, addressing tea party sentiments.
Because the Dodgers are one of the most storied franchises in the history of Major League Baseball, Commissioner Selig's decision has implications far beyond Los Angeles.
Facing scandal, Sen. John Ensign (R) of Nevada is resigning. That allows Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval to name a replacement, which in turn could open up a US House seat.
NBA playoffs: The Boston Celtics hold a 2-0 series lead as they face the New York Knicks tonight at Madison Square Garden in Game 3 of their NBA Eastern Conference playoff series.
State attorneys general say a new fruity alcoholic drink called Blast is being marketed to underage drinkers. Will the Pabst creation, promoted by hip-hop artist Snoop Dogg, be yanked off shelves?
Whether Donald Trump's political moves turn out to be entertainment, a presidential candidacy, or a bit of both, the press attention offers him big payoffs – for now.
John McCain: The top Republican on the Senate Armed Services Committee made the remark after arriving in Benghazi, a city that has been the opposition capital in the rebel-held eastern Libya.
The Democrat-backed challenger in the race for the Wisconsin Supreme Court is granted a recount as the collective bargaining bill moves through the state court system.
President Obama has approved the use of Predator drones in Libya. The drones represent a 'unique' capability that NATO needed in an increasingly urban war, Pentagon officials say.