Gawkers gathered beside the Mississippi River to see floodwaters near 48 feet. Most of the flood damage was in low-lying areas outside downtown Memphis.
Presidential politics and anti-union sentiments are fueling a growing debate over the NLRB's complaint against Boeing for moving part of its Dreamliner assembly line to South Carolina, a right-to-work state.
Senate Democrats on Tuesday began enumerating ways to cut the US budget deficit. Tax breaks for oil and gas companies topped their list, as they challenged Republicans to whittle 'subsidies.'
Maria Shriver and Arnold Schwarzenegger announced their separation Monday. Despite being a prominent Democrat, Shriver was crucial to her Republican husband's political success.
Every generation’s revolutionaries have harnessed the latest technology, from patriots pamphleting in 1775 to Egyptians texting in 2011. Thanks to YouTube, Twitter, and Facebook, today’s Libyan rebels are having a dialogue with the globe, not just each other.
The partisan tone of Obama's speech on immigration reform and the barbs he aimed at Republicans made it clear he was courting Hispanic voters whose support he will need in 2012.
Pakistan's on-again, off-again permission for the CIA to interview Osama bin Laden's wives points to continued strife between the US and Pakistan. Sen. John Kerry is set to visit there soon.
NBA playoffs: The Miami Heat stand one win away from the NBA's Eastern Conference finals, after defeating the Celtics in overtime in Game 4. The Heat leads the NBA playoff series, three games to one.
Booker T. Washington High School beat out more than 450 other schools in a contest to win a graduation speech from President Obama. Here's how the Memphis, Tenn., school set itself apart.
The US is now waging a troop-heavy counterinsurgency to win Afghan hearts and minds. But the bin Laden raid has boosted critics, who say the Afghanistan war should involve smaller forces and a greater reliance on targeted strikes.
Navy marriage: Military training to apply the new law allowing gays to serve openly began early this year and is expected to be complete by midsummer.
NBA playoffs: The Oklahoma City Thunder, in the first triple-overtime NBA playoff game since a 2009 Celtics-Bulls contest, defeated the Memphis Grizzlies Monday night at Fedex Forum. Their second-round series is now knotted at two games apiece.
Speaker John Boehner would exact a stiff price for once again raising the debt ceiling: trillions in spending cuts. Guess how many times Congress has raised debt limit since 1962?
House Speaker John Boehner calls for trillions in spending cuts as a condition of raising the national debt limit. Is that bar so high that Congress will do short-term fixes – and wait for voters to speak in Election 2012?
As states take unilateral actions on immigration, Obama lays out his administration's accomplishments with border security and makes the economic case for comprehensive immigration reform.
Tiger Woods has fallen to No. 8 in the world golf rankings, as of Monday. But Tiger Woods makes his return to the PGA Tour this week at the Players Championship in Florida.
Two cases challenging the constitutionality of the health-care reform law arrive Tuesday for oral argument at the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Va.
Brett Favre says he may return to the game in his post-retirement years as a coach or possibly an analyst. The former NFL quarterback retired in January.
Mississippi River floodwaters might pose more of a threat to the Delta region south of Memphis than they do to Memphis itself. In the Delta, the flood brings back memories of 1927.
Arizona officials say they will bypass another appeal in the Ninth US Circuit in order to speed up the process. They are asking that a federal judge's injunction against the immigration law be overturned.