The UN leader urges world leaders attending a summit to rededicate themselves to reaching the Millennium Development Goals. Despite some successes on poverty and school enrollment, many challenges remain.
World's oldest man turns 114 on Tuesday. A Montana resident believed to be the world's oldest man is celebrating Tuesday.
Reggie Bush of the Saints broke his leg in New Orleans' victory over the 49ers Monday night. The Saints will miss the pass catching, running and punt return abilities of Reggie Bush for the next six weeks.
Sen. Susan Collins, the moderate Maine Republican who opposes 'don't ask, don't tell,' says the way Democrats are trying to repeal it is 'unfair.'
At a meeting of the Senate Armed Services Committee, Sen. John McCain called the Pentagon's study of repealing 'don't ask, don't tell' a political ploy.
If Delaware's Senate election were held today, 'tea party'-backed Christine O'Donnell would lose, according to a just-released poll.
Colin Powell advocates finding a way for illegal immigrants to gain citizenship status because they perform valuable tasks in this country. In a televised appearance Sunday, Colin Powell added President Obama should be questioned on policy, 'not nonsense.'
Donald Rumsfeld will write about his career from Congress to the White House and Pentagon. The book, to be titled 'Known and Unknown,' will be released early next year, according to Donald Rumsfeld's publisher.
Christine O'Donnell, the Republican party candidate for a senate seat in Delaware, used campaign money to pay half her rent, according to a Federal Elections Commission filing. Christine O'Donnell denies doing anything wrong.
A federal moratorium on deepwater drilling imposed after the Gulf oil spill is expiring this fall, but economists warn that oil companies may not be prepared to restore the thousands of jobs that were lost.
President Obama hasn’t had much time lately for anything other than the economy, jobs, and maybe a little worrying about the midterm elections. But he’ll focus a good chunk of this week on foreign affairs when he decamps Washington for the United Nations in New York, spending the better part of three days – from Wednesday afternoon to Friday evening – on many of the bigger issues on his international plate. Here are five things Mr. Obama will do while in New York.
House Republicans are set to release a 'governing agenda' Thursday, outlining their priorities should they take control after the 2010 election.
Political analysts are split over whether Jerry Brown would gain anything over Meg Whitman by promising to stay in office as California governor for just one term.
Muslim leaders, meeting at the New York site of the proposed Islamic center and mosque near ground zero, speak of their 'unified stance' against 'religious intolerance and bigotry.'
Michael Vick and Peyton Manning both led their respective teams to victory in week two of the NFL season, while the Cowboys lost their home opener to the Bears.
Jon Stewart's Rally to Restore Sanity faces off, sort of, against Stephen Colbert's March to Keep Fear Alive on Oct. 30. Their websites are tracking how many people say they will attend each.
Frankenfish: Critics are concerned about the safety of the food to humans and the salmon's effect on the environment.
Wild horses are found in their greatest numbers in Western states, and at one time could also be found in large herds throughout the southeast. Today, they're confined to a few isolated spots in Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina and Georgia.
President Obama asked for patience with the pace of economic recovery at a town hall-style meeting in Washington Monday.
Sen. Jim DeMint of South Carolina has embraced the tea party movement more enthusiastically than most of his GOP congressional colleagues. Critics say he's hurting more than he's helping.