The Global Hunger Index, released Monday, shows progress against hunger in South Asia and Latin America. But the world needs to focus on childhood nutrition for this to continue.
Joe Manchin is a Democrat from West Virginia running for Senate, but in his new 'dead aim' ad, he takes on the White House, Obamacare, and cap-and-trade. It's an indication of how the traditionally Democratic state might be turning red. The seat is crucial to GOP Senate takeover aims.
President Obama is suggesting that some GOP donors in Election 2010 are using money collected abroad – which would be illegal. But there's no hard evidence yet.
At the 19th annual Apple Scrapple Festival in rural Delaware, US Senate candidates Chris Coons and Christine O'Donnell worked the crowd of potential voters. And – surprise! – they both claim to love scrapple.
The tea party movement has evolved from a scattered insurgency into a sophisticated, organized effort. Its energy and enthusiasm about the midterm elections is helping Republicans.
Tea party-backed candidates for the US Senate are offering tepid comments on Sarah Palin's qualifications for high office. Other Republican candidates decline to join her at GOP fundraiser.
So far, the GOP has a considerable edge. Its benefactors are writing checks like there’s no tomorrow, allowing the party to fund campaign ads in states once thought safe for Democrats.
With ‘American Voices,’ Katie Couric is reminiscent of Charles Kuralt crisscrossing the nation decades ago. But the series also shows how far broadcast media have fallen behind social media.
Historically, the NRA has overwhelmingly supported Republicans. But Democrats began backing many pro-gun House candidates in 2006, and now the NRA is coming to their defense.
Christine O'Donnell, Delaware's Republican Senate nominee, has rolled out a tough message with a soft facade in her new campaign ad.
Donald Trump, in Scotland to accept an honorary degree, said he had no interest in running for president 'until recently.' The US would do 'unbelievably well' with 'proper leadership,' Donald Trump said.
Defense Secretary Robert Gates says he works well with new National Security Adviser Tom Donilon. But reports suggest there has been friction between Donilon and the Pentagon in the past.
Sarah Palin is set to appear at a GOP fundraiser two weeks ahead of the Nov 2. election, but neither Meg Whitman nor Carly Fiorina – both big-name Republicans – is planning to attend.
The Hatch Act prohibits almost all federal employees in the executive branch from being political candidates. Here's how the law came to pass in 1939.
Brett Favre and new Viking teammate Randy Moss are trying to get their timing down before Monday night's showdown with the Jets. In addition, the married quarterback allegedly engaged in some inappropriate behavior with a female reporter back in 2008 and may have problems with his elbow.
The suicide of Rutgers student Tyler Clementi has brought more attention to cyberbullying. A new study examines the scale of cyberbullying among US teens.
Imprisoned Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo won the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize Friday for his long and nonviolent struggle for human rights in his country. Here is a list of the past 10 Nobel Peace Prize winners and why the committee chose them.
Recent polls had shown Jerry Brown opening a slight lead over Meg Whitman. Putting him on the defensive could give her a boost.
John Lennon: FBI agents removed the fingerprints on Wednesday from the store, called Gotta Have It!
Food stamps: Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Gov. David Paterson announced Thursday that they are seeking permission from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, which administers the nation's food stamp program, to add sugary drinks to the list of prohibited goods for city residents receiving assistance.