Catholic diocese: The move was approved Thursday by U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge Robert N. Kwan after a bidding war between the diocese and Orange County's Chapman University for the sprawling 40-acre property — and was opposed by many Crystal Cathedral congregants who fear it will be the end of their church.
Herman Cain became the first Republican presidential candidate to receive Secret Service protection. There have been threats against Cain, although the nature of the threats is unclear.
Hillary Clinton will visit Burma(Myanmar), the first time a US Secretary of State has traveled to the southeast Asian nation in over 50 years.
Brooklyn Bridge: The mayor said in his weekly WOR Radio show Friday that 'a vast percentage' of the marchers were union members who 'had organized signs and leadership.'
The UN's nuclear watchdog is set to rebuke Iran over its nuclear program. No sanctions are planned, but the US will keep pushing, and some experts say diplomacy could still work.
Benetton ads depicting President Obama and other heads of state kissing have been met with criticism from leaders and the faithful alike.
Two days after Occupy Wall Street lost its tent compound at Zuccotti Park, protesters held a national 'day of action.' A mostly peaceful day followed a failed morning effort to delay NYSE trading.
Detroit Mayor Dave Bing asked for deep cuts and concessions from unions and city officials to stave off a state takeover. Privatizing streetlights and buses is one part of his plan.
Energy Secretary Chu testified in Congress Thursday for nearly four hours. He took responsibility for extending loan guarantees to the now-bankrupt Solyndra, but said his actions were strictly legal.
California Supreme Court ruled Thursday that backers of Prop. 8 – which banned gay marriage in the state – can defend the measure in federal court, in lieu of state officials who declined to do so. The ruling means a major federal lawsuit proceeds.
Herman Cain may be skirting the media spotlight for now, but to some fans that’s just another badge of honor for the kind of candidate they are looking for: an unpolished nonpolitician.
'Months and months of legal wrangling' ahead dim prospects for any sort of 2011-12 NBA season, says one sports management expert. Two groups of players filed federal antitrust lawsuits Wednesday.
Following a GOP proposal on the deficit-cutting 'super committee' to raise tax revenues, Republicans say it's the Democrats' turn to show they're serious by making cuts in entitlement spending.
White House shooter: Oscar Ramiro Ortega-Hernandez, of Idaho Falls, made his first court appearance before a federal magistrate in Pittsburgh on Thursday, one day after he was arrested at a western Pennsylvania hotel.
Houston Astros were sold to businessman Jim Crane by Drayton McLane. In 2013, the Houston Astros will move to the American League West Division.
The California Supreme Court ruled Thursday that proponents of the state's ban on gay marriage will be able to defend their stance in federal court.
Newt Gingrich's 'poll vault' to the top of the GOP heap means his character and record are coming under greater scrutiny. 'Everybody will dig up everything they can,' he says. 'That's fine. They should.'
A recent Afghanistan poll finds progress on several fronts but some worrisome signs, including a jump in the number who say the country is headed in the wrong direction. Security is still a major issue.
A man accused of White House shooting is set to appear Thursday in federal court in Pennsylvania for an extradition hearing. The incident will trigger a review of security procedures.
New York police shoved protesters away from the entrance to Wall Street Thursday, in latest showdown with the Occupy Wall Street movement. Other protests to come on 'day of action.'