World Series Game 2 saw the Texas Rangers bullpen implode again, similar to their dismal performance in Game 1 of the ALCS against the Yankees. A 9-0 win Wednesday night in World Series Game 2 gives the San Francisco Giants a 2-0 lead in the series.
Michelle Obama said young people need to know that they shouldn't let the challenges they face in high school or college 'eat them up.'
Halliburton may have been aware of problems with the cement used on the Deepwater Horizon before a major explosion that led to the worst oil spill in US history.
Sarah Palin says if nobody else is up to the job, she could run for president. But her political clout is on the line in Alaska with the flagging US Senate campaign of tea party favorite Joe Miller.
Meg Whitman, the Republican nominee for California governor, has been hurt by an undocumented housekeeper scandal, political inexperience, and perhaps even her own attack ads.
The GOP, fueled by the tea party movement, is all but certain to take control of the House. The Senate is another story, even though tea party-backed candidates are doing well in key races.
ARC Tunnel: Christie on Wednesday permanently scrapped a $9 billion-plus rail tunnel connecting his state and New York City, a decision that cements his reputation as a cost-cutter and comes at the expense of commuters who endure frequent delays.
President Obama has booked a stay at the Taj Mahal Palace during his trip to India early next month. The Mumbai hotel was attacked as part of a terrorist operation in the city in November 2008.
Jon Stewart allowed Obama the time to frame responses the way the president wanted to. Stewart hosted Obama on 'Daily Show' Wednesday night.
Five soldiers in the 5th Stryker brigade of the 2nd Infantry Division are charged with forming a 'kill team' in Afghanistan. The commander of that brigade is not implicated in any criminal proceedings, but some Pentagon officials worry that his aggressive philosophy might have been an 'enabler.'
Karl Rove says that Sarah Palin lacks the 'gravitas' to be a presidential candidate in 2012. Rove is not a fan of Tea Party candidate Christine O'Donnell either.
Tuition at four-year public universities rose again this year, outpacing inflation, according to a report released Thursday by The College Board. Federal aid to states and students softens the bite.
'The Daily Show' host Jon Stewart grilled President Obama on his campaign promises in a remarkably somber 23 minutes for the comedy program Wednesday night.
The tea party has energized Republicans, even if it also complicates life for the GOP after Nov. 2. But the movement is actually part of a larger Election 2010 trend -- one that features the most diverse GOP field in history.
GOP control of one or both houses of Congress after Election 2010 would be seen as a setback for President Obama. But history shows that divided government can work to a president's advantage.
A timeline of third party showings.
President Obama appeared on the Daily Show Wednesday, but was more serious than his last appearance on the show. The President interwove a few light moments with a defense of his policies, ending by urging young people to vote next Tuesday.
On Wednesday Cook County Sherriff Tom Dart said he would not run for Chicago mayor. He was considered the main challenger to Rahm Emanuel, the former Obama White House chief of staff.
The same gun was used in two recent shootings – one at the Pentagon and one at a Marine Corps building in Triangle, Va., authorities say. Few clues so far about the motive of the gunman.