Offshore oil rigs will be able to begin deep water drilling again, as the Obama administration has lifted the moratorium on the practice, set in place after the Gulf oil spill. The Secretary of the Interior said new safety regulations are now in place on offshore oil rigs that would greatly diminish the chance of another spill.
India, South Africa, and three other counties were elected Tuesday to the five open nonpermanent seats on the US Security Council. In the past, India and South Africa have been loath to punish Iran.
Brett Favre did not discuss allegations of inappropriate behavior after his Vikings team was beaten, 29-20, by the Jets Monday night. There are reports that Brett Favre apologized to his teammates Monday for being a distraction.
The $14 million that Sharron Angle, the 'tea party' backed Senate candidate from Nevada, raised last quarter is big, but some of that may have been used up in costly fundraising.
Condoleezza Rice doesn't miss her former job of US Secretary of State. Rice also said current Secretary Hillary Clinton has reached out to her.
A Colorado woman was prosecuted under federal chemical weapons law when she planted toxic chemicals at the home of her husband's paramour.
Following Atlanta's 3-2 loss to the Giants Monday night in the National League Division Series, Braves manager Bobby Cox retired after 29 seasons as a major league skipper. That got us to thinking about the best managers of all time. How would you make that choice? Best win-loss ratio? Most World Series wins? We decided to use post-season playoff appearances. Drawing on Baseball-Reference.com and BaseballHall.org, here's our top five list.
Democrats are claiming that Republican-leaning organizations such as the US Chamber of Commerce aren't being open about campaign finance. But left-leaning groups are just as secretive about donors, says Karl Rove.
Two Colorado residents sued when they were barred from a 2005 George W. Bush speech because they arrived in a car with an antiwar bumper sticker. The Supreme Court rejected their case Tuesday.
Sarah Palin announced Monday she was backing Republican businessman John Raese while Bill Clinton was in W. Virginia campaigning for Democratic Senate candidate Joe Manchin. Which endorsement carries more weight?
New York gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino has repeatedly provided controversial fodder for the media since his 'tea party' fueled upset win in the Republican primary.
The Brett Favre scandal isn't the only off-field storyline heading into tonight's edition of Monday Night Football. The game will hardly be a symbol of the commissioner's bid to clean up the NFL.
The Global Hunger Index, released Monday, shows progress against hunger in South Asia and Latin America. But the world needs to focus on childhood nutrition for this to continue.
Joe Manchin is a Democrat from West Virginia running for Senate, but in his new 'dead aim' ad, he takes on the White House, Obamacare, and cap-and-trade. It's an indication of how the traditionally Democratic state might be turning red. The seat is crucial to GOP Senate takeover aims.
President Obama is suggesting that some GOP donors in Election 2010 are using money collected abroad – which would be illegal. But there's no hard evidence yet.
At the 19th annual Apple Scrapple Festival in rural Delaware, US Senate candidates Chris Coons and Christine O'Donnell worked the crowd of potential voters. And – surprise! – they both claim to love scrapple.
The tea party movement has evolved from a scattered insurgency into a sophisticated, organized effort. Its energy and enthusiasm about the midterm elections is helping Republicans.
Tea party-backed candidates for the US Senate are offering tepid comments on Sarah Palin's qualifications for high office. Other Republican candidates decline to join her at GOP fundraiser.
So far, the GOP has a considerable edge. Its benefactors are writing checks like there’s no tomorrow, allowing the party to fund campaign ads in states once thought safe for Democrats.
With ‘American Voices,’ Katie Couric is reminiscent of Charles Kuralt crisscrossing the nation decades ago. But the series also shows how far broadcast media have fallen behind social media.