The Washington holiday season had a festive start Friday when First Lady Michelle Obama presided over the arrival of the White House Christmas tree – a balsam fir from Wisconsin.
The White House released a statement Friday that calls for a speedy transfer to ‘just and inclusive’ civilian rule in Egypt. The statement came as tens of thousands of protesters gathered in Cairo’s Tahrir Square.
Gabrielle Giffords and her husband Mark Kelly helped serve the Thanksgiving meal at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base.
An Arizona plane carrying three children on their way home for Thanksgiving crashed leaving no sign of survivors.
Thanksgiving starts at 9 a.m. tomorrow for those who tune into the Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York. This year's parade will introduce new balloons and bring back some old favorites.
By placing their own content on a 'cloud' server, Occupy Wall Street encampments can create a universal video, audio, and image database that all can use to create individual messages.
The Illinois water utility supposedly was the first critical bit of US infrastructure damaged by foreign cybersaboteurs. The DHS and FBI found no evidence it was hacked, but are now investigating another suspected attack.
Newt Gingrich is nosing ahead of Mitt Romney for the GOP presidential nomination, according to polls. But it could be hard for him to translate that support into primary victories.
Since the first Thanksgiving occurred, reportedly in 1621, historians and pop culture have spread a cornucopia of tall tales, half truths, and straight-up lies. But this Thanksgiving, we're thankful for the truth. So before you succumb to the delights of turkey day, allow us separate fact from fiction for you.
A tanker truck leaked driveway sealant over nearly 40 miles of the Pennsylvania Turnpike Tuesday night, disabling 150 vehicles.
The Obama administration is caught between two unpalatable options: backing elections that the Islamists are likely to win, or recommending a postponement and risk sounding anti-democratic.
The Texas Supreme Court suspended the family-law judge who was caught on video beating his 16-year-old daughter. The move could signal that views on corporal punishment of kids are changing – even in the South.
UC Davis chancellor says she did not order campus police to use pepper spray. Chancellor Linda Katehi told 1,000 students that police were directed not to use force.
Mitt Romney's campaign denies the out-of-context quote by Obama is dishonest. Mitt Romney officials stand by the TV ad.
Some Occupy Wall Street protesters have talked of staging sit-ins at big retail stories on Black Friday. One prominent lawyer suggests that could backfire, legally.
An attempt to ruin a football tradition by poisoning famous oaks illustrates the dangers of extreme fan behavior.
Your bird is defrosting, your electric carving knife is charged up, and you've located your pants with the expandable waistband. But how much do you really know about the face-stuffing, football-watching, afternoon-napping, politics-avoiding, gratitude-expressing extravaganza that is Turkey Day? Take this quiz to test your knowledge.
Newt Gingrich's rise in the polls is followed by the inevitable closer look at his record. Can Newt Gingrich survive the scrutiny?
A former Penn State vice president says football players at the school received special treatment when it came to getting in trouble.