Casey Anthony trial jurors acquitted the defendant on all charges related to the death of toddler Caylee Anthony. Sentencing for misdemeanor charges of giving false information is set for Thursday.
At least 178 teachers and principals in Atlanta Public Schools cheated to raise student scores on high-stakes standardized tests, according to a report from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.
Casey Anthony wept after the clerk read the verdict, which jurors reached after less than 11 hours of deliberation over two days.
Casey Anthony trial nears its end as jury announces it has reached a verdict. But it remains unclear how the panel of five men and seven women approached their duty, and whether speculation was a factor.
Several voter-approved propositions helped resolve the typical California budget dysfunction this year. With new reforms, a new budget, and fix-it Gov. Jerry Brown, the future of the Golden State could be brightening.
Joe Biden Twitter: The famously verbose Biden sent his first-ever tweet Monday, a Fourth of July message from himself and wife Jill Biden asking Americans to take time to think about US troops and military families on Independence Day.
Roger Clemens: Judge Reggie Walton said at a hearing that statements from former Yankees could unfairly influence jurors.
Casey Anthony trial: The jury of seven women and five men is in the jury room after spending about a minute in the courtroom Tuesday morning before Judge Belvin Perry dismissed them to continue dissecting the case.
Every Fourth of July, Americans celebrate the independence of the United States with fireworks, parades, and picnics. But how much do people know about the 1776 events that are being cheered? Here’s a quiz to test your knowledge of the Declaration of Independence.
Both sides in the Casey Anthony murder trial have laid out their final arguments focusing on disputed evidence, including duct tape found near Caylee Anthony's remains. Jury deliberations are expected to begin Monday.
A poll on the eve of Independence Day confirms: More Americans see the nation as less powerful and more vulnerable. They want leaders to focus less on the world and more on challenges at home.
Although the threat to Los Alamos and the nation's premier nuclear research lab has passed, the mammoth wildfire raging in northern New Mexico still threatens sacred sites of American Indian tribes.
Hundreds of barrels of crude oil spilled into Montana's Yellowstone River after an ExxonMobil pipeline beneath the riverbed ruptured, sending a plume 25 miles downstream and forcing temporary evacuations.
In the Casey Anthony murder trial, there's been no confession, no eye witnesses, and no direct physical evidence capable of telling the tale with scientific certainty. Closing arguments begin Sunday.
Transocean Ltd., the Swiss company that owned and operated the Deepwater Horizon oil rig, says the Gulf of Mexico oil spill that occurred last year is the result of successive decisions made by well owner BP. BP calls it "an advocacy piece" to support Transocean's "litigation strategy."
US Rep. Thaddeus McCotter of Michigan says he's running for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination. His biggest challenge is name recognition.
Thaddeus McCotter, the GOP’s surprise dark horse, is stirring up the race. The five-term Michigan congressman declared his candidacy for president on July 2 in his home state. A Beatles-loving, guitar-playing son of the heartland, Representative McCotter has strong conservative credentials and populist appeal. But there’s a problem. Thaddeus who?
As a possible US debt crisis looms, Democrats and Republicans seem to be talking past each other – lobbing rhetorical fireworks, particularly over what President Obama calls "tax breaks for millionaires and billionaires."
Supporters are urging Texas Gov. Rick Perry to seek the GOP nomination for the 2012 presidential race. He's fueled speculation by making high-profile appearances around the country.