More Americans disapprove of Obama's presidential actions than approve, a new Quinnipiac poll shows. That's a reversal of the situation less than a month ago. The IRS scandal, especially, may be a factor.
Conservative GOP donors routinely spent at least $10 million to ensure that Michele Bachmann would be reelected to the US House. They'll likely now be able to spend less to keep that seat in Republican hands.
Tea party favorite Joe Miller won the Republican US Senate primary in 2010, but lost to GOP incumbent Lisa Murkowski's write-in campaign. Now he's back, exploring a challenge to Democratic Sen. Mark Begich in 2014.
Redskins name change is being pushed by 10 members of Congress, who say the football team's nickname is a slur. But it's also linked to a storied past, so don't hold your breath.
In 4 out of 10 US households, the mother now earns the key income, according to a new Pew study. More women are single mothers, and more wives are outearning their husbands.
Obama lipstick on collar happened at a celebration for Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month. The president referred to the smear in his remarks at the event Tuesday night.
Train derailment: A train crashed into a trash truck, derailed, and caught fire Tuesday in a Baltimore suburb, setting off an explosion that rattled homes and sent a plume of smoke into the air that could be seen for miles. Witnesses said they smelled chemicals, but officials said nothing toxic was released in the train derailment.