The NLRB is set to vote Wednesday on 'microwave' organizing – a rule that would help unions organize more quickly and avoid employer interference. Republicans vow to block the move.
Bobby Valentine will likely be the next manager of the Boston Red Sox. An announcement about Valentine is expected Thursday.
The first lawsuit alleging sexual abuse against a child by former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky has been filed in a Pennsylvania court.
PETA, the animal rights organization known for ad campaigns like 'fur is murder,' says domestic horse slaughter facilities are preferable to shipping horses to Mexico or Canada for slaughter.
The Scottsdale Gun Club in Arizona offered one photo session Nov. 26 and will hold another one Dec. 10. Although the photos are raising some eyebrows, they exemplify Arizona’s thriving gun culture.
For decades, the US has been transforming into a more energy efficient society. But fresh impetus has come in the wake of a 2007 law embracing tougher appliance and auto standards.
Ginger White tells Good Morning America that Cain would not be a good president. Herman Cain says he's not dropping out of the GOP presidential race.
Obama's 'constructive engagement' policy gets a test as Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visits Burma (Myanmar). Some critics say US is offering too much for too little progress, especially on human rights.
Occupy LA protestors were arrested Wednesday, and their camp dismantled. Occupy Philadelphia was also peacefully shut down. Will Occupy Boston follow LA and Philly?
Barney Frank will not seek re-election in 2012, but will there be enough Democratic fire power left in Massachusetts after he's gone?
A new Census report shows child poverty up since 2007. With many benefits for the poor – such as the Earned Income Tax Credit – expiring at the end of the year, things could get worse.
American Airline parent corporation, AMR Corp., filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Tuesday. With peak travel season just around the corner, experts are split over what it could mean.
Oscar Ramiro Ortega-Hernandez: An initial 50-minute evaluation by a court-appointed psychiatrist found that Oscar Ramiro Ortega-Hernandez is competent to understand the proceedings against him and to help with his defense, according to the prosecutors' motion.
For tea party groups, the audit by Richmond, Va., highlights long-running complaints of a double standard in the treatment of activists. The audit also puts a spotlight on free-speech regulations.
Though Herman Cain has denied the most recent allegations of inappropriate sexual behavior, the claim has prompted him to 'reassess' his campaign. If Cain drops out, where would his voters flock?
A judge, citing 'propofol madness,' sentenced physician Conrad Murray Tuesday to four years, the maximum punishment allowed, for his role in the 2009 death of pop superstar Michael Jackson.
Syracuse head basketball coach Jim Boeheim has received a vote of confidence from the university's chancellor, after the school fired Boeheim's assistant amid child sex abuse allegations.
Illegal immigration is a key issue facing 2012 GOP presidential hopefuls. Former Senator Norm Coleman told reporters Tuesday that debating the issue is a good thing, but the tone of the debate is hurting Republican candidates.
The endorsement of anti-illegal immigration crusader Joe Arpaio is a big boost to the conservative credentials of Rick Perry. But 'Sheriff Joe' is not without his critics, even among Republicans.