Gingrich, former House speaker, is striving for a remarkable comeback with the smallest staff and the fewest precinct-level campaign backers of the seven candidates competing in the Jan. 3 presidential caucuses that kick off voting in the fight for the GOP nomination.
US says it deported a record 216,000 'criminal aliens' in fiscal 2011, but immigration court statistics show a drop in criminal deportation proceedings from the Bush years. How do those square?
Mitt Romney is launching new TV ads in Iowa Friday. But so far Mitt Romney's campaign ads have not been very good, says DCDecoder.
Arsenic levels allowed in apple juice may be too high, but even the consumer groups that are most concerned can't agree on the right levels.
Rockefeller Center hosted its annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony with special performances from Justin Bieber, Tony Bennett, and others.
In court this week, experts are debating whether John Hinckley Jr., who shot President Reagan 30 years ago, should be allowed greater freedom away from the psychiatric hospital where he’s been held ever since.
Herman Cain: Publicly, there were no signs that the former pizza company executive was calling it quits in his campaign for the presidential nomination.
Newly released 2010 Census figures show that seniors make up a larger share of the American population than ever before. The trend will only gain steam in the years ahead.
Police evicted Occupy LA protesters Wednesday, and while some occupiers said the 1,400-strong force was 'overkill,' LAPD has gotten high marks for its communication and restraint.
A veteran FBI agent in Illinois has been sentenced to serve five months in prison for lying about the disappearance of over $43,000. Interestingly, he was not accused of stealing the money.
Mitt Romney has tried to paint his nomination as inevitable. But Newt Gingrich hopes to siphon support from a limping Herman Cain campaign, making Romney win anything but inevitable.
Police rousted Occupy LA protesters from their encampment Wednesday, meaning the movement must reinvent itself to survive. But Occupy LA leaders say they've got a lot up their sleeves.
John Hinckley was insane when he shot and wounded Reagan outside a Washington hotel in 1981 a jury ruled, but doctors have said his mental illness is in remission.
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.