Is Christine O'Donnell a witch? Does Rand Paul worship the 'Aqua Buddha'? These have been the subjects of two legitimate political ads in Election 2010. What's going on?
NFL officials announced Tuesday that three players have been fined for helmet hits this past Sunday and, beginning this week, players can be suspended for violent tackles where their helmet makes contact with an opponent's helmet.
Michelle Obama is a Democratic asset on the campaign trail. Which other first ladies have had sharp campaign instincts?
At New York governor debate, the fringe parties take center stage. The leading characters: a former madam making brothel jokes and the candidate of 'the rent is too damn high' party.
Al Qaeda now hails Army Maj. Nidal Hasan, suspect in the Fort Hood shooting, as a 'trailblazer' for how to attack the US. Some analysts say that praise points up the group's organizational weakness.
Barney Frank's domestic partner, Jim Ready, engaged in repartee with Mr. Frank's GOP opponent, Sean Bielat, as Mr. Bielat spoke with reporters after a candidate debate last week.
A Gallup poll suggests that both Democrats and independents are more likely to be enthusiastic about a campaign visit from former President Bill Clinton than from President Obama.
Monday night's Alaska Senate debate was missing Joe Miller, the Republican nominee. That left write-in candidate Sen. Lisa Murkowski to field some tough questions.
The prosecution of Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, accused of killing 13 in the Fort Hood shooting last November, may never reveal his motives – or touch the possibility of a larger terror conspiracy.
Sarah Palin has called for Republican candidates to adhere to the tea party's anti-tax, small-government message. John McCain has endorsed this position.
Down a game to the Rangers, the Yankees are pinning their hopes for Game 4 on A.J. Burnett, one of the worst pitchers in the American League in the second half of the season. Why is that?
California's 2008 law to limit greenhouse-gas emissions is seen as Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's biggest achievement. If it is undone by Proposition 23, other similar laws could follow, experts say.
24,000 pounds of frozen vegetables sold at Kroger and Walmart have been recalled for suspicion of containing glass fragments.
Local police shot and killed a college football star, Danroy Henry, in New York, but witnesses say the police story is not accurate and they demand justice.
After a deadly mountain goat attack in Washington, authorities say the goat was known as aggressive.
What is the 'Aqua Buddha' and why did it turn a Senate debate between Democrat Jack Conway and Republican Rand Paul of Kentucky into the 'nastiest' of Election 2010'? It's classic attack politics.
President Obama has filmed a cameo on the TV show 'Mythbusters,' and when it airs Dec. 8 we'll all know if he can pronounce Archimedes. Meanwhile, students brought science projects galore to the White House on Monday.
Israel is used to weathering criticism at the United Nations, particularly over settlement activity. But now, Palestinians and their supporters are threatening to seek Security Council intervention.
The Internet has already had a profound effect on national campaign finance. Now, it is beginning to impact local politics, too.
The premier TV sports matchup Monday is not the pairing of premier southpaws from the Rangers and Yankees, it's the ALCS against Monday Night Football.