A United Nations resolution condemning Israeli settlements, which the US vetoed Friday, put the US in a difficult position at a time when Arabs are rallying for freedom and democracy.
Wisconsin protests at the state Capitol pit a new wave of tea party-inspired Republicans against Democrats defending their most cherished ideals. It's a political drama that echoes across the country and could play out again across the newly 'red' Midwest.
The Bassmaster Classic 2011 is the most prestigious bass-fishing event in the world, drawing 50 top fishermen to New Orleans in the wake of the BP oil spill. Oil is a nonfactor, organizers say.
President Obama visited Intel Corp.'s large manufacturing plant in Oregon Friday. He named Intel CEO Paul Otellini – who's been critical of the administration's economic policies – to the Council on Jobs and Competitiveness.
Clad in neoprene wet suits, surfers brave the freezing waves.
The 2001 Daytona 500 was overshadowed by the death of Dale Earnhardt. His son, Dale Earnhardt, Jr., had earned the pole position in the 2011 Daytona 500 starting lineup during qualifying, but lost it after a crash in practice Wednesday.
Buried in the appendix of the federal budget plan is the real skinny on how the government aims to spend your money – from clearing brush in national forests to US Army payroll.
F-35 jet: Defense Sec. Robert Gates, the Pentagon, the White House and Sen. John McCain all say development of a second F-35 jet engine is a waste of taxpayer dollars.
Other states are watching Wisconsin's bid to virtually break labor unions as a means of cutting huge deficits. Unions in Wisconsin and beyond see this as a Waterloo moment.
House Speaker John Boehner says 'so be it' if budget cutting puts government employees out of work. In the end, would that help the unemployment rate or hurt it?
Could a Robocop statue do for Detroit today what the sci-fi movie hero did for the dystopian Motor City of the future? Critics of the proposal dismiss its pop-culture pop as Rust Belt chic.
In a wide-ranging, unscripted address to business leaders on Long Island, Sarah Palin mixed in Michelle Obama, rising inflation, and her vision of the ideal presidential candidate.
President has made innovation the centerpiece of his push to revive the American economy. He traveled to Silicon Valley Thursday to woo CEOs in the capital of American innovation.
Jerry Brown grated on many Californians when he was governor three decades ago, but his style seems to fit the state's mood well now, as he 'is making frugal fashionable, finally.'
Jacob Lew, director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), says Social Security 'is essentially a parallel issue.' But this doesn't mean policymakers shouldn't address its challenges.
Natalie Munroe, a schoolteacher in Pennsylvania, won plaudits from teachers and offended parents when she denounced some students as 'lazy whiners.' She was suspended.
Jacob Lew responded Thursday to a report that some senators are working on legislation that would trigger tax hikes and spending cuts if Congress fails to live within spending targets.
Michael Vick will not appear on the Oprah Winfrey Show. A report out of Philadelphia Thursday says the Eagles did not order Michael Vick to cancel his appearance.
The US military is scheduled to leave Iraq in December 2011, ending its involvement in the Iraq war. But it looks increasingly likely that Iraq will ask for some US troops to stay.