Twenty years ago, it was Anita Hill's word against Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas. With Herman Cain, several women have charged him with sexual harassment, and public attitudes have changed.
A candlelight vigil was held on the Penn State campus Friday night in support of the victims of child sex abuse, drawing thousands of students and alumni in advance of today's final home game for the Nittany Lions.
The “Occupy Wall Street” movement, now into its third month, has seen incidents of recent violence. With some public spaces turning unsafe and unsanitary, many officials say it’s time for them to control the situation.
President Obama says military veterans should not struggle to find work once they return home, and he's urging the House to follow the Senate's lead and do something to help them.
Dennis Ross, chief White House adviser on Middle East policy, has announced he plans to step down. Prospects are dim for a meaningful diplomatic push regarding the Israeli-Palestinian conflict during the 2012 campaign.
President Obama's nine-day trip to Asia seeks to reassure America’s Asian allies and partners that the US is committed to strengthening its economic and security ties to the region.
Newt Gingrich is tied with Mitt Romney for second place in a new CBS poll, behind Herman Cain. The former House speaker is the only one of the trio to see an uptick in certain pockets of his numbers since October.
Penn State scandal: Penn State students plan a vigil and fund-raising events ahead of Saturday's Penn State vs. Nebraska game. This is the last home game of the Penn State football season.
Veteran's Day is drawing attention to the unemployment rate for veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, which outstrips the national average. But efforts to help are growing.
Rick Perry has hit just about every broadcast media outlet on the planet, topped off by Thursday night’s appearance on CBS’s 'Late Show With David Letterman.'
Municipal bankruptcy in Jefferson County, Ala., was filed this week and is the largest in US history. Other cash-strapped local governments are watching the case closely.
With Mitt Romney comfortably leading in New Hampshire, the other Republican presidential hopefuls are angling for second place in the Granite State's primary. Newt Gingrich is experiencing a bit of a mini-surge.
Why are Penn State students focused on the loss of the football coach instead of the abused children? Why does the scandal look so different to Penn State students than to outsiders?
As soldiers back from Afghanistan and Iraq take advantage of the new GI bill, some colleges are more veteran-friendly than others. On Veterans Day, here's a look at efforts to smooth that transition.
Every year, specifically on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month when major hostilities of World War I were formally ended, Americans pay tribute to all veterans – living and dead – who served their country honorably during war or peacetime. On this Veterans Day – 11/11/11 – test your knowledge of America's former service members.
Penn State assistant coach Mike McQueary won't be at Penn State's last home game, citing "threats." Joe Paterno is seeking legal advice, according to reports.
Herman Cain leads in the latest CBS News poll, but Newt Gingrich is gaining ground. Herman Cain donations held steady in the face of the sexual harassment allegations.
Veterans Day (US) and Remembrance Day (British Commonwealth) are observed on Nov. 11, the day in 1918 that an armistice ended hostilities in The Great War. Some 41 million Americans have served in the US military since 1775; 23 million of them are still alive, of whom 17 million served during a conflict. Source: 2010 American Community Survey, Department of Defense, Department of Veterans Affairs
Is the Penn State riot an acceptable response to Joe Paterno being fired? He was much more than a football coach, but some say the violent reaction points to a deeper problem for colleges.
US Army Staff Sgt. Calvin Gibbs, who served with the 5th Stryker Brigade in Afghanistan, has been found guilty of murder, conspiracy, and other charges in connection with the killing of civilians for sport.