As we await returns from primaries in Alaska, Arizona, and Florida, which of the two theoretical candidates for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination is working harder to support their candidates – Sarah Palin or Mike Huckabee?
A report released Tuesday ranks cities not in terms of best-performing schools but on their openness to outside ideas and education reform.
California Republicans have rejected the idea of a tough immigration law like Arizona's and are reaching out to Latino voters. But they'll be carrying a lot of baggage on that uphill climb.
Only 27 constitutional amendments have been adopted in US history, meaning that most proposals are forgotten with time. That doesn't stop members of Congress from introducing dozens every year, though.
John Boehner, House Republican leader, hadn't even delivered his speech on the economy Tuesday morning before Democrats had attacked with a 'prebuttal' – responding to a news event before it happens.
Polls suggest Sen. John McCain is set to win his primary Tuesday. Some voters have been turned off by his attack ads and big spending in the race against J.D. Hayworth. But it has worked.
As the days get shorter the political season is heating up. Primaries Tuesday will affect some of the most interesting races of the year, from Florida’s high-profile Senate contest to Arizona Sen. John McCain’s bid to survive a challenge from the right. Here's what to look for:
The Monday ruling is a victory for opponents of expanding embryonic stem-cell research that involves the destruction of human embryos.
In a case involving a planned and then abandoned shooting spree at the 2008 Super Bowl, a federal appeals court ruled Monday that the would-be shooter’s manifesto – mailed to the media – was not criminal because it was not personal.
But the money that is being pledged to help with the Pakistan floods will be dwarfed by the billions of dollars it will take for the country to recover, development experts say.
Some of the 1 in 5 Americans who believe that President Obama is a Muslim are adamant in their convictions, and continue refuting the notion – and evidence – that Obama is a practicing Christian.
Vice President Joe Biden told the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Indianapolis on Monday that ‘politics, not war, has broken out in Iraq.’ But experts caution against excessive optimism.
First lady Michelle Obama and her predecessor, Laura Bush, will speak on 9/11 near the United Flight 93 crash site in Pennsylvania. Will their united front help bring together a divided US?
The debate over the so-called “Ground Zero mosque” hit the streets of New York Sunday. The controversy has led to increasing talk of moving the site of the proposed center.
Two farms that recalled 450 million potentially-tainted eggs have links to an Iowa businessman reported to have been cited for 'numerous health, safety, and employment violations.'
In his weekly radio address, Obama berates Republicans for blocking campaign 'reform and transparency.' Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell says it's all just a 'transparent effort to rig the fall elections' in Democrats' favor.
What will it take for Obama to convince the world that he’s a Christian, or at least not a Muslim? Teaching Baptist Sunday School like Jimmy Carter? Putting a 'My Boss is a Jewish Carpenter' bumper sticker on Air Force One?
'The Tillman Story' and 'Countdown to Zero' are among several highly anticipated feature documentaries premiering this summer. Studios have cut back on the number of films they produce, and theaters have converted to digital, making it easier to get small films screened.
Recent polls show Rep. Kendrick Meek with an increasingly comfortable lead in Florida’s Democratic Senate primary. In the GOP gubernatorial primary, state Attorney General Bill McCollum also appears to have an edge.
Sen. John McCain's record as an immigration reformer doesn't seem to match a state that's taking a hardline stance on illegal immigration. But the senator is managing to fend off a challenge from his right ahead of Tuesday's GOP Senate primary in Arizona.