More people appear to be looking into safe rooms and monolithic-dome structures to withstand the fierce winds of a tornado and the debris it kicks around.
Last summer, when a jury convicted Blagojevich on one count and deadlocked on all the rest, he didn't testify. This time defense lawyers apparently are betting on his personal charm.
Joplin missing: Emergency workers in Joplin searched Thursday for more than 230 people listed as missing after a tornado tore through the city.
As global concern over cyber identity sleuthing by commercial interests grows, the European Union (EU) has taken the lead in controlling computer cookies. Will it disrupt Internet commerce?
House Republicans, heading home for a recess days after a Democrat won a special election in New York, say they're ready to explain their stance on Medicare reform to voters.
Wisconsin Republicans could either take a new vote on the legislation or push the matter to the state Supreme Court. That court is already scheduled to hear the case June 6.
Sarah Palin is planning a bus tour to visit historical and cultural East Coast sights during Memorial Day weekend, but she hasn't said which ones or when she'll be there.
Illustrating its limited options, the US, again, urges the president of Yemen to step down. A call for Americans to leave the country is further evidence of official pessimism.
The Hispanic population grew 43 percent from 2000 through 2010, four times faster than the growth rate for the US as a whole, the US Census Bureau said Thursday. Much of that was in the South.
Gov. Brown, anticipating the Supreme Court order to California to reduce its prison population, signed a measure transferring inmates to county jails. But voters need to approve funding.
Obama's recent Middle East policy speech didn't significantly hurt his support from Jewish voters, says Debbie Wasserman Schultz, chair of the DNC.
Federal immigration law does not preempt the 2007 Legal Arizona Workers Act, the Supreme Court said Thursday. The ruling gives new momentum to state efforts to crack down on illegal immigration.
The GOP's anti-bailout stance 'would have let the automobile industry in America go down the tubes,' said Democratic Party chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz.
Fans of ESPN are all abuzz about the newly released 770-page book about their favorite sports cable network. James Andrew Miller and Tom Shales conducted 560 interviews in writing “Those Guys Have All the Fun: Inside the World of ESPN.” To determine how closely you’ve been following this “world,” we offer this quiz of your ESPN aptitude.
Debbie Wasserman Schultz, the new chair of the Democratic National Committee, says that Medicare is just the first glimpse of a 'radical, right-wing' GOP agenda that voters don't want.
Area 51 was not the site of extraterrestrial landing, but rather a Russian hoax, says investigative journalist Annie Jacobsen.
Prosecution witnesses in the Casey Anthony murder trial call her a loving mother amid testimony of a romance and party invitation in the month following the alleged killing of her daughter, Caylee.
Wary of the impact on Medicare, five Republicans joined Senate Democrats in defeating the Republican budget plan written by Rep. Paul Ryan. But the Democrats have no plan of their own, and this could hurt them.
A federal judge declared Jared Loughner not competent after reviewing 95 pages of reports and 18 hours of interviews. Loughner is accused of shooting 19 people in a January shooting spree.
In London, President Obama and Prime Minister David Cameron praised the NATO mission in Libya, even as US legislators condemn Obama's disregard of the War Powers Act.