Many voters don't tune into the campaigns until debate season, which this week includes clashes in four 2010 Senate races: Connecticut, Florida, Wisconsin, and Illinois.
Although in vitro fertilization has brought joy to many families, the Nobel Prize for its co-developer is also a reminder of the bioethical questions raised by IVF technology.
Iran officials said a leak at the Bushehr nuclear power plant will prevent it from beginning operation this year. The delay comes as experts suggest the facility might have been targeted by a foreign government using the Stuxnet computer worm.
The Supreme Court on Monday declined to take the case of a Texas businessman who says a 1988 Oldsmobile in front of his store is art, not subject to a city junk-vehicle ordinance.
Congress is considering legislation that would punish China for devaluing its currency, a policy the Obama administration regards as hindering US jobs growth. But some say protectionism is even more costly.
Eliot Spitzer and Kathleen Parker's audience: the people who would feel more comfortable at Jon Stewart's million moderate march than watching Bill O'Reilly on Fox News Channel or Keith Olbermann on MSNBC.
Ryder Cup play doesn't get much more exciting as the Americans won seven singles matches on Monday. The competition came down to the 17th hole in the final match before Europe could reclaim the Ryder Cup.
Sharron Angle won the endorsement Monday of the Las Vegas Review-Journal in her tight race against Democrat Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.
Michael Vick came out of the Eagles game with Washington after suffering a chest injury following a first quarter run. Vick was replaced by Kevin Kolb, but he fared no better in the 17-12 defeat.
At a Sept. 17 Monitor lunch, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano discussed the response to the 9/11 attacks, securing the US southern border, and the current US threat level.
There's some good news for Democrats in polls asking which party should control Congress. But certain portions of the electorate – and of the party's base – are big unknowns for Democrats.
But will Rutgers University student Tyler Clementi's suicide make any difference regarding cyber bullying? Will it change the way hate crime laws are applied to sexual orientation?
Private sector security experts say the government’s public reports on the Stuxnet worm – the world’s first publicly-known cyber superweapon – often seem to be old news or incomplete.
The Supreme Court is in the midst of a significant transformation after eleven years with the same lineup of justices. Since 2005, four new members have joined the court, two on the conservative side and two on the liberal side.
In their second face-to-face debate, Republican Meg Whitman and Democrat Jerry Brown covered a range of issues, including immigration, health care, and education. The race is too close to call.
The 'One Nation Working Together' rally was meant to get beyond the party infighting, rouse the troops, and reverse current trends showing congressional losses just a few weeks from now.
Latinos are 19 percent of California voters. The flap over Nicky Diaz Santillan, GOP gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman's former housekeeper, could make a difference in how they vote.
A look at the global state of free speech.
A Supreme Court case challenging the Westboro Baptist Church anti-gay protests will test the limits of free speech, with First Amendment implications for other forms of expression such as Quran burning and racist demonstrations.