Oklahoma earthquake is felt as far away as southern Kansas. The Oklahoma earthquake struck just after 9 AM local time on Wednesday.
Fort Hood shooting took place on November 5, 2009 on the Texas military base. Major Nidal Hasan is charged with murder and attempted murder at Fort Hood.
USS Cole was attacked on Oct. 12, 2000 by Al Qaeda bombers who pulled alongside the USS Cole in a small boat and detonated explosives. The explosion killed 17 sailors and injured 39 while the ship was in Yemen.
Meg Whitman and Jerry Brown, candidates for governor of California, debated Tuesday night. It turned ugly in a race where Brown has a small lead in polls.
Judge Virginia Phillips on Tuesday ordered the Pentagon to stop enforcing its 'don't ask, don't tell' ban on openly gay service members. Though experts say the ruling would likely be overturned on appeal, it is an important moment for the gay-rights movement.
The Supreme Court hears arguments in a lawsuit filed against the manufacturer of a vaccine that left a 6 month old girl developmentally impaired.
Project Vote Smart's VoteEasy website compares your answers on 12 basic Election 2010 questions with answers from congressional candidates in your district. But it's not flawless.
Meg Whitman and Jerry Brown, candidates for California governor, will debate for the final time Tuesday, with Tom Brokaw moderating. The candidates have spent a lot of time dwelling on scandal recently.
Neither of West Virginia's Senate candidates, Joe Manchin (D) or John Raese (R), wants to be associated with Obama. But listen to them talk, and there's not that many differences between them.
Offshore oil rigs will be able to begin deep water drilling again, as the Obama administration has lifted the moratorium on the practice, set in place after the Gulf oil spill. The Secretary of the Interior said new safety regulations are now in place on offshore oil rigs that would greatly diminish the chance of another spill.
India, South Africa, and three other counties were elected Tuesday to the five open nonpermanent seats on the US Security Council. In the past, India and South Africa have been loath to punish Iran.
Brett Favre did not discuss allegations of inappropriate behavior after his Vikings team was beaten, 29-20, by the Jets Monday night. There are reports that Brett Favre apologized to his teammates Monday for being a distraction.
The $14 million that Sharron Angle, the 'tea party' backed Senate candidate from Nevada, raised last quarter is big, but some of that may have been used up in costly fundraising.
Condoleezza Rice doesn't miss her former job of US Secretary of State. Rice also said current Secretary Hillary Clinton has reached out to her.
A Colorado woman was prosecuted under federal chemical weapons law when she planted toxic chemicals at the home of her husband's paramour.
Following Atlanta's 3-2 loss to the Giants Monday night in the National League Division Series, Braves manager Bobby Cox retired after 29 seasons as a major league skipper. That got us to thinking about the best managers of all time. How would you make that choice? Best win-loss ratio? Most World Series wins? We decided to use post-season playoff appearances. Drawing on Baseball-Reference.com and BaseballHall.org, here's our top five list.
Democrats are claiming that Republican-leaning organizations such as the US Chamber of Commerce aren't being open about campaign finance. But left-leaning groups are just as secretive about donors, says Karl Rove.
Two Colorado residents sued when they were barred from a 2005 George W. Bush speech because they arrived in a car with an antiwar bumper sticker. The Supreme Court rejected their case Tuesday.
Sarah Palin announced Monday she was backing Republican businessman John Raese while Bill Clinton was in W. Virginia campaigning for Democratic Senate candidate Joe Manchin. Which endorsement carries more weight?
New York gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino has repeatedly provided controversial fodder for the media since his 'tea party' fueled upset win in the Republican primary.