2011 will be another above-average year for Atlantic hurricanes, says the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Plan your evacuation strategy now, warns FEMA.
Violent crimes against hotel employees, as is alleged in the Strauss-Kahn case, are rare, but they do take place. Industry experts say protecting staff and making them feel safe is a priority.
Possible presidential candidate Rick Santorum says Sen. John McCain 'doesn't understand how enhanced interrogation works.' Who knows better than the former POW?
'Somebody' in Pakistan knew Osama bin Laden's whereabouts, Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Wednesday. But he seemed to absolve 'senior leadership' and warned Congress against cutting US aid.
After Newt Gingrich called Paul Ryan's Medicare plan 'radical,' he accepted party demands to recant his statements. But polls show that most Americans do not want changes to Medicare.
Defense Secretary Robert Gates expresses dismay that the Situation Room pact not to talk about the details of the SEAL Team Six operation 'lasted about 15 hours.' Adm. Mike Mullen says further leaks could jeopardize the effectiveness of future special ops.
'Daily Show' host Jon Stewart appeared again with Fox News' Bill O'Reilly. He sounded unusually Republican, but he's not quite ready to vote for one of the GOP presidential candidates.
Dirk Nowitzki scored 48 points, and J.J. Barea chipped in 21 from the bench as the Dallas Mavericks defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder last night, 121-112 in Game One of the NBA Western Division finals.
Americans are spending 12 percent of their disposable income on energy costs – up from 7.7 percent in 2002, a new study says. Gas prices are the biggest part of the equation.
Senate Republicans halt a bill that would take away multibillion-dollar tax breaks for oil companies. Wednesday, Democrats are expected stop a bill that would force Obama's hand on Gulf drilling permits. 'It’s summertime symbolic politics' in Washington.
Mitt Romney lays down the gauntlet to Republican contenders with a one-day fundraising haul of more than $10 million. His rivals probably won't be able to keep pace, but they may not have to.
On the eve of a Netanyahu-Obama meeting, the decision by Hamas to join Fatah in a Palestinian coalition has delayed, at least, a US-Israel clash over competing visions for the Middle East peace process.
Newt Gingrich's presidential campaign is off to a rocky start, as GOP lawmakers and conservative commentators force him to backpedal on health care and Rep. Paul Ryan's budget plans.
Harmon Killebrew will be remembered as one of the most prolific home-run hitters in baseball history. But to those who met him, he will be remembered more for the respect he showed the game and all connected with it.
The Jon Stewart–Bill O'Reilly faceoff on 'The O'Reilly Factor' Monday touched on the White House guest list at a poetry event. Tuesday is Round 2: presidential candidates. Prepare yourself, Newt.
NBA playoffs: The Oklahoma City Thunder visit the Dallas Mavericks Tuesday night at the American Airlines Center. Game 1 of the NBA playoffs best-of-seven Western Conference finals starts at 9 p.m., Eastern time.
China suspended military ties with the Pentagon early last year, after the US made an arms sale to Taiwan. Now, eight Chinese generals will meet with their American counterparts.
Even if Arnold Schwarzenegger's public persona was a macho rogue, adultery doesn't play well with voters, especially Republicans. Analysts are aghast at what they see as his reckless behavior.
Harmon Killebrew was the strong, silent, slugging first baseman who helped the Twins develop a loyal fan base in Minnesota. Harmon Killebrew, who passed away on Tuesday, was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1984.