Chris Christie is the Republican governor of New Jersey. Some in the GOP would like to see Chris Christie throw his hat into the 2012 presidential ring.
Dr. Conrad Murray 'acted with gross negligence' in Michael Jackson's death, the prosecutor said in opening arguments, but the defense said the pop star ingested a lethal 'perfect storm' of drugs.
Do you think your city has the worst rush hour? No, Los Angeles, it’s not you. And New York, fugetaboutit. On Tuesday, the Texas Transportation Institute, part of Texas A&M University in College Station, released its annual rankings, based on such things as yearly delay per commuter and travel time to and from work. Here are the five US cities that ranked as having the worst traffic congestion last year.
Five of the Dead Sea Scrolls are now online. More could be coming in the years ahead. The Dead Sea Scrolls show the diversity of Jewish religious thought around the time of Jesus.
Obama pitched his jobs bill Tuesday to a largely Hispanic audience at a Denver high school. Colorado residents should expect to see lots more of the president in coming months.
Libya’s interim government says capturing Qaddafi is a matter of security and stability not just for Libya, but for the region and beyond.
Only a few days are left until third-quarter fundraising reports are due. Mitt Romney led the GOP field last quarter, but Rick Perry, Ron Paul, and others are sprinting hard for campaign contributions.
The political buzz today is all about Gov. Chris Christie as another GOP 2012 candidate. DCDecoder doubts he'll run, but can Chris Christie resist the allure of the moment?
After Mitt Romney and RIck Perry, the polls indicate that few of the other GOP 2012 presidential candidates are drawing much support. DCDecoder looks at what motivates Ron Paul, Herman Cain, Buddy Roemer, and the rest to run.
President Obama's fundraising trip to California this week comes as a key poll shows his approval rating in the Golden State falling below 50 percent. It suggests Obama has work to do, experts say.
Jon Stewart urged Ron Paul to become a typical Washington politician during last night’s “Daily Show,” telling the presidential hopeful to flip-flop on more issues. Or gain weight to look more like Gov. Chris Christie.
Ozzie Guillen: ESPNChicago.com had reported that Guillen was traded to the Marlins for two minor-league players. The Marlins declined comment but did not deny the reports.
Fears over bullying and improper teacher contact with students are prompting many schools to limit social media sites like Facebook, which critics argue may not be a wise educational move.
787 Dreamliner jet, Boeing's new fuel-sipping and passenger-friendly aircraft, left the US for Japan Tuesday, with executives of All Nippon Airways aboard. Commercial flights of the 787 Dreamliner start Oct. 28 – in Asia.
Portuguese Man o' War first stung Nyad just two hours into her swim from Cuba. What hurt most, though, was the disappointment of having to give up.
Sly Stone homeless: The former lead singer of Sly & the Family Stone is living in a van parked on a street in Los Angeles. And, Sly Stone just released a new album.
Conrad Murray, Michael Jackson's cardiologist, was charged with involuntary manslaughter. Jurors are set to hear opening arguments in his trial on Tuesday.
Sean Penn, according to a source, played a key role behind the scenes to help obtain the release of two US hikers from an Iranian prison. Sean Penn has been involved in other social issues in the past.
The Republican determination not to increase the deficit – even for disaster funding – brought Congress within a week of a government shutdown. In the end, FEMA had enough money to get by.
The Senate voted to fund the government through Nov. 18, after the latest stand-off between House Republicans and Democrats over disaster relief.