The debt-ceiling deal passed by the Senate and signed by President Obama Tuesday requires another $1.2 trillion in cuts by December. Compromise might not be any easier then.
Tiger Woods practiced Tuesday in preparation for this weekend's Bridgestone Invitational. After a three-month injury hiatus, Tiger Woods is 28th on the world golf rankings.
Shrugging off unfavorable polls and harsh criticism from Biden and other Democrats, the tea party faithful take stock of their influence on Capitol Hill's debt deal and look ahead to the next battle.
Many aid organizations pulled out of Somalia after Al Qaeda-linked Al Shabab took over much of the country, partly due to concerns that US officials would prosecute them for aiding the enemy.
The haggling over the national debt-ceiling deal exposed a growing issue for Congress: the influence of ideological pledges is limiting prospects for compromise.
The assassination of Gen. Younis is a major challenge to the rebels – and to the strategy of the US and others who recognized the rebels as Libya's government and must stay the course.
Gabrielle Giffords, who was shot in the head in January, surprised many when she appeared for the historic House vote on the debt deal, Monday.
With the House passing a debt-ceiling bill Monday, an end to the debt crisis is in sight. But more cutting lies ahead, and both sides are hopeful they'll get more of what they want.
The debt-ceiling deal would not do enough to trim federal deficits to healthy levels. But it squeezes as much as possible from the limited middle ground between Republicans and Democrats.
$180 million worth of cocaine in a semisubmersible vessel was seized off Honduras two weeks ago, the Coast Guard said. It was the first such craft, until now used along the Pacific coast, to be spotted in the Caribbean.
Randy Moss brought a unique mix of speed, athleticism, and receiving skill to the NFL. When he was at his best, no one in the NFL could match – much less cover – Randy Moss.
Syria President Assad's deadly pre-Ramadan assaults on protesters have shocked some Islamic countries, including Turkey, and raised pressure on the UN Security Council to take some action.
D.B. Cooper, as he has since become known, in 1971 hijacked a plane bound for Seattle, got $200,000 and a parachute in ransom for passengers, then jumped out into a stormy night. D.B. Cooper has never been found. The FBI says it has a new clue.
NASCAR: Paul Menard captures the Brickyard 400 Sunday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. It's Menard's first NASCAR victory.
Tiger Woods says he'll take part in this year's Australian Open, one week before the President's Cup competition down under. Tiger Woods could be a captain's pick for the US side in the President's Cup.
Rod Blagojevich: If the judge does so during a Monday status hearing, that'd give Blagojevich and his family a clearer idea of when he'd start serving time.
Selling the debt-ceiling deal to a critical mass of lawmakers is a formidable political reach. Many conservatives say the deal doesn’t go far enough, while some liberals say the richest Americans should have to pay more taxes.
Gallup Poll Editor in Chief Frank Newport said President Obama maintains his popularity through trying economic times better than the experience of his predecessors would dictate.
Debt deal: President Barack Obama announced an agreement with Republicans over the debt ceiling, Sunday evening.
Why the country's conservative drift, on a wide range of issues, has accelerated.