The Oklahoma earthquake that struck at the beginning of the work day, Wednesday, could be felt as far away as Kansas.
The beheading of a Mexican detective investigating the shooting of American David Hartley on Falcon Lake raises the stakes for both the US and Mexico. The Hartley probe appeared to be narrowing to two alleged members of the Zeta cartel.
The Supreme Court agreed to take the case of a man on Texas' death row. He wants the state to do DNA tests on other, untested evidence he says would prove his innocence. A victory would make it easier for convicted criminals to continue to fight convictions.
The news and chat website Topix is unveiling a new Election 2010 section to generate data and discussion on races coast to coast. But political scientists view it with concern.
On Wednesday, 56 Democrats and one Republican said that any effort to reduce the federal debt needs to include defense cuts. They called for an independent commission to take up the issue.
Polls suggest Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell is 20 points behind Chris Coons in Delaware. If she's going to turn things around, she needs to start at Wednesday's debate.
Israeli President Benjamin Netanyahu offer to extend the moratorium on settlement construction – but only if the Palestinians recognize Israel as a Jewish state. The Palestinians are mulling counteroffers.
In a candid magazine interview, President Obama acknowledges that he made it too easy for Republicans to cast him as a 'tax and spend liberal.' The comments could backfire against Democrats.
Two Karl Rove political groups have raised $56 million to dole out to Election 2010 candidates. It could help Republicans at a crucial point in the election cycle.
Third-party candidates with 'tea party' support stand to siphon votes from Republicans in as many as 20 House races.
Tuesday's California gubernatorial debate between Meg Whitman and Jerry Brown was the last before the election, making it crucial for both candidates.
Oklahoma earthquake is felt as far away as southern Kansas. The Oklahoma earthquake struck just after 9 AM local time on Wednesday.
Fort Hood shooting took place on November 5, 2009 on the Texas military base. Major Nidal Hasan is charged with murder and attempted murder at Fort Hood.
USS Cole was attacked on Oct. 12, 2000 by Al Qaeda bombers who pulled alongside the USS Cole in a small boat and detonated explosives. The explosion killed 17 sailors and injured 39 while the ship was in Yemen.
Meg Whitman and Jerry Brown, candidates for governor of California, debated Tuesday night. It turned ugly in a race where Brown has a small lead in polls.
Judge Virginia Phillips on Tuesday ordered the Pentagon to stop enforcing its 'don't ask, don't tell' ban on openly gay service members. Though experts say the ruling would likely be overturned on appeal, it is an important moment for the gay-rights movement.
The Supreme Court hears arguments in a lawsuit filed against the manufacturer of a vaccine that left a 6 month old girl developmentally impaired.
Project Vote Smart's VoteEasy website compares your answers on 12 basic Election 2010 questions with answers from congressional candidates in your district. But it's not flawless.
Meg Whitman and Jerry Brown, candidates for California governor, will debate for the final time Tuesday, with Tom Brokaw moderating. The candidates have spent a lot of time dwelling on scandal recently.
Neither of West Virginia's Senate candidates, Joe Manchin (D) or John Raese (R), wants to be associated with Obama. But listen to them talk, and there's not that many differences between them.