After months of watching two men who went to high school with accused terrorist Najibullah Zazi, the FBI arrested both men Friday in New York.
Republicans generally approve of Obama’s plan to improve terrorist intelligence after the Christmas Day airliner bombing attempt. But they suggest more should be done, and hearings will give them a chance to say so.
From a decade-end sales spurt to the resurgence of vinyl, 2009 had some surprises - and good news - for the beleaguered music industry.
South Florida football coach Jim Leavitt, fired Friday for allegedly slapping a player at a November game, is the third coach to lose his job in six weeks over player mistreatment charges.
US businesses made job cuts in December, when many had expected Friday’s employment report to find a gain in jobs. The unemployment rate remained at 10 percent.
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed an education reform bill Thursday that lets California vie for federal 'Race to the Top' grants. The reforms, opposed by teachers' unions, would let parents force changes in failing schools.
In a review of the Christmas Day terrorist attempt, White House counterterrorism adviser John Brennan says that what should have been clear intelligence warnings fell through the cracks.
Timothy Hendron killed four coworkers and himself in the ABB shooting in St. Louis Thursday. He was involved in a lawsuit against the company regarding a dispute over retirement benefits.
The 20-to-14 vote in a Democratically controlled state Senate shows the difficulty of legalizing gay marriage by legislation.
Obama on Thursday took responsibility for the intelligence failures that led to the Christmas Day bombing attempt, saying 'the buck stops with me.' He promised reforms to help 'connect the dots.'
The cold weather is already causing gas prices and home heating oil prices to rise. How much might they affect any economic recovery?
Vicki Kennedy and other family members offered their endorsement to Martha Coakley in the race for Ted Kennedy's Senate seat. Earlier this week, a poll of likely voters found that the race is closer than expected.
The Christmas Day attack suspect was on a terrorist watchlist but still managed to board a US-bound flight. The reason lies in the three-tier system of US watchlists.
The debate in New Jersey is the first legislative fight over gay marriage in 2010 following a year in which both gay-rights groups and opponents saw victories. The state Senate is set to vote on the bill Thursday.
Two unruly passengers caused security emergencies Wednesday, putting the US on edge after the failed Christmas Day terror attempt. But reports of air rage are actually going down.
For the third time since 1992, more Americans consider themselves 'conservative' than 'moderate' or 'liberal,' a Gallup poll finds. But 'liberals' are up, too, meaning the number of 'moderates' is shrinking.
The Obama administration announced Tuesday that it is backing Illinois in a lawsuit over how to stop Asian carp from entering the Great Lakes. Officials in Michigan, who brought the lawsuit, claim that Obama is favoring his home state.
A federal judge ruled Wednesday that video of the case challenging California’s Proposition 8 ban on gay marriage can be shown on YouTube. Proceedings are set to start Monday.
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and state lawmakers are asking for about $8 billion in aid from Washington to help plug California 's $20 billion-odd budget hole and prevent more spending cuts.