Supreme Court Justice Alito is the lone dissenter in the 8-to-1 ruling on free-speech principles, saying the conduct of the Westboro Baptist Church 'caused petitioner great injury.'
Sugar Ray Leonard has been named to the list of celebrities that will compete on ABC's 'Dancing With The Stars.' Will Sugar Ray Leonard's quick feet inside a boxing ring give him an edge on the dance floor?
Even though a government shutdown won't happen right now, the vote does not solve the underlying differences between Republicans and Democrats over 2011 spending cuts.
Mike Huckabee claimed President Obama grew up in Kenya and therefore has 'very different' views about the world 'than the average American.' The only problem is Obama never grew up in Kenya. Did Huckabee plant the falsity purposely in preparation for 2012? What else did he say?
Women's History Month began Tuesday, and the White House released the 'first comprehensive federal report on the status of women' since 1963.
Hand-written notes by Lionel Logue, the speech therapist portrayed in the Oscar-winning 'The King's Speech,' shed light on his close, direct, and unadorned relationship with the future king.
As violence in Libya increases, US officials have promised that the administration is exploring “all possible options for action” against Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi. Yet Pentagon officials emphasize that they are also weighing the adverse risks of US military action aiding rebels, such as the possibility that Mr. Qaddafi could galvanize support in the name of anti-imperialism. What are steps the US military could take to aid rebels, and how feasible are they?
Washington has managed to avoid a government shutdown, for the moment. In general, the bill keeps government spending for most discretionary programs at last year’s level, until March 18.
UN General Assembly rarely castigates one of its own, even in the face of egregious acts. Ousting Libya from the Human Rights Council follows other UN actions to respond to the crisis.
Vincent Staub said he was fired from his hospital job because his supervisors were hostile to his responsibilities in the Army Reserves. The Supreme Court ruled unanimously in his favor Tuesday.
2011 NFL combine: The annual gathering in Indianapolis gives a number of college players the opportunity to show all their talents, including intelligence. Alabama quarterback Greg McElroy performed exceptionally well on the Wonderlic test for potential draftees.
Project Southern Tempest netted 678 gang members connected to international drug syndicates. It's a sign that the US is trying to help in the war against Mexican cartels.
The South's small-government, pro-business, boot-strap ideals are drawing jobs to states in the region. That economic model may hold appeal for Wisconsin's Scott Walker and other Northern GOP governors. But it also has a dark side.
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke approves of plans to bring federal deficits under control, but he tells senators not to link such a move to a coming vote on raising the debt ceiling.
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich is expected to announce this week the formation of an exploratory committee for the 2012 presidential election, a first step toward a full-fledged campaign.
On Monday and Tuesday, spacewalking astronauts installed a new Italian-built cargo carrier that will provide storage for the International Space Station, after it is unpacked in coming weeks.
NFL lockout is a possibility as owners and the players union face a Thursday deadline for their current collective bargaining agreement. This would be the first NFL lockout since the players union was formed in the late 1950s.
The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday in a case involving AT&T that explored whether it could claim, under personal privacy rights, an exemption from a Freedom of Information Act request.
The US military dispenses billions of dollars to foreign forces each year. Pentagon says the investment boosts diplomatic leverage, citing the Egypt crisis. Critics say it does little to advance US goals.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker aims to close a two-year $3.6 billion budget shortfall. Walker has drawn national attention for taking on labor unions, so his budget will be closely watched.