Michael Newdow, whose previous First Amendment challenge sought to strike 'under God' from the Pledge of Allegiance, tried to block the use of 'So help me God' in the inauguration ceremony.
Of course, Donald Trump was never actually president. But for a few weeks this spring, it almost felt like it – until reality intervened. Oh, the irony.
After 30 years in the public eye, Newt Gingrich has video-clip documentation of countless past opinions. Can he still present a fresh message to the American electorate?
Donald Trump bowed out of the 2012 presidential race Monday, May 16. Here's his statement about why he decided not to run.
Endeavour flight watchers, including Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, were able to watch the picture-perfect NASA shuttle launch Monday for only 12 seconds because of an unusual situation.
US Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear the case of five foreigners seeking to pursue a lawsuit alleging CIA-directed torture abroad. With that, appeals court ruling stands, disallowing the suit to protect 'state secrets.'
He takes over a city that will test his legendary toughness and may become a laboratory for addressing the problems that plague urban areas in hard times.
A look back at some of the men and one woman who have led Chicago from the mayor's office.
Space shuttle Endeavour crew members are big enough Star Trek fans to pose for a Trekkie poster, modeled after the 2009 J.J. Abrams Star Trek movie.
NASA's once-iconic astronaut corps will shrink but still play a vital role as the space shuttle era comes to an end.
A timeline of significant moments in America's quest to reach for the stars.
Gingrich, Romney, Daniels, Pawlenty, and other Republican presidential hopefuls face tough questions about past policy positions and their personal lives. Will Americans give them a break?
The US Army of Corps of Engineers has opened the Morganza spillway to prevent the surging Mississippi from endangering New Orleans. But farms and natural habitat will be flooded as a result.
Mike Huckabee’s exit from the 2012 presidential race continues the inevitable winnowing process. Will others like Mitch Daniels or Jon Huntsman be tempted to jump in? Will social conservatives like Michele Bachmann benefit the most? And what about the tea party?
Republicans and Democrats seem to be talking past each other on Social Security. Republicans are unwilling to consider tax increases, and Democrats don't want to cut benefits.
Sen. Tom Coburn and former Sen. Rick Santorum appear to have been involved in the scandal that brought down former Sen. John Ensign. A Senate Ethics Committee investigation could lead to criminal charges for Ensign.
The US Army Corps of Engineers may open the Morganza Floodway to divert the surging Mississippi away from larger metropolitan areas. The clock is ticking for Stephensville, like most small towns located along backwater tributaries.
President Obama used his weekly address to announce steps to promote greater domestic oil production and reduce the burden of high gas prices. Republicans say it's not enough.
A senior delegation of Libyan rebels met with national security officials at the White House after a week with some military and diplomatic gains. But the US is withholding official recognition.