Jose Padilla was convicted of helping Al-Qaeda. His lawyers say he was mistreated for years, and that former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld violated Padilla's civil and constitutional rights.
The Westminster Dog Show is the second oldest sporting event in the country. The competition, which starts Valentine’s Day, draws aficionados, casual dog lovers, and protesters alike.
Faced with stiff competition from online book retailers like Amazon, plus the proliferation of e-books designed for devices like the Amazon Kindle and Apple’s iPad, Borders faces bankruptcy.
Fox News commentator Glenn Beck finds in Egypt’s democratic revolution a conspiracy involving left and right. Other conservatives are distancing themselves from Beck’s “delusional ravings.”
Bending to party conservatives – notably tea partiers – House GOP leaders propose steep cuts in many popular programs for the rest of the fiscal year. Will it lead to a government shut-down?
Arnold Schwarzenegger announced on Twitter that he would be taking offers for films. Will body builder cum actor cum Cal. Governor, Arnold Schwarzenegger, be terminating anything? Let the offers start rolling in.
The latest poll shows Rahm Emanuel with 49 percent support in the race for Chicago mayor, just shy of the majority he needs. In second place with 19 percent, Gery Chico is talking runoff.
A survey of employers and employees after the first four years of mandatory paid sick leave gives the policy high marks, saying most employers support the new benefit and that it is rarely misused.
Arizona is suing the federal government, saying the Obama administration has failed to uphold its duty to prevent rampant illegal immigration. It's Arizona's latest bid to undercut federal authority.
Friday was the final press briefing for Robert Gibbs, White House press secretary. President Obama dropped by to give back a famous tie and Gibbs revealed his least favorite topic.
Half of the 11,000 attendees at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) are college students. They're hoping to reproduce the youth enthusiasm of 2008 – but this time against Obama.
The White House proposes to 'wind down' mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. But they've been deeply entwined in the US mortgage market for decades. A look at how we got here.
Hosni Mubarak resigned Friday. Two important steps in the months ahead, post-Hosni Mubarak, could be constitutional reforms and a new round of parliamentary elections.
In offices, online, and by phone, Egyptians across the US cheered events Friday in Egypt, as President Mubarak stepped aside. 'The tears kept gushing,' says one overjoyed Egyptian-American.
The number of Hispanic students taking AP exams has increased dramatically, the College Board says. Hispanic students are a bigger percentage of those passing the exams than ever before.
The White House unveils three options for getting rid of mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and recasting the American mortgage market. We explain excerpts from the report here.
The Sons of Confederate Veterans want to honor Nathan Bedford Forrest, a Confederate general who subsequently joined the Ku Klux Klan, on some Mississippi license plates in 2014.
With Hosni Mubarak stepping down, the transfer of power to the military seems like a coup. But new lines of authority in Egypt are not clear, and the Army is not the only actor on the political stage.
The possible GOP presidential candidate chided Obama's 'European-style' rule. But in Friday's speech at CPAC, Mitt Romney avoided a topic on which he may be vulnerable: health care.