A man in West Palm Beach, Fla., died while police tried to restrain him. His mother filed a suit that claimed her son was the victim of excessive force by police officers, but the Supreme Court dismissed the case Monday.
A '60 Minutes' Bloom Box segment has many excited about the home power plant. Is it too good to be true?
The Obama healthcare plan, unveiled Monday, would rein in rate hikes, and includes an exchange where people can shop for coverage, but not a public option.
The Marjah offensive is the start of an Afghanistan campaign that will last 12 to 18 months, US Gen. David Petraeus said Sunday. How is the offensive faring so far?
An increasing proportion of storms are likely to hit the highest levels of intensity because of the projected effects of global warming, an international team of scientists concludes in the journal Nature Geoscience.
Obama is urging lawmakers to take a constructive approach to the bipartisan healthcare summit on Thursday. But many members of the GOP are wary of the meeting.
Texas Congressman Ron Paul was the winner of the CPAC straw poll yesterday.
CPAC straw poll victory. Ron Paul ended Mitt Romney's three year streak of winning the CPAC straw poll Saturday.
Federal tax authorities spend a lot of time trying to convince Americans like IRS attacker Joe Stack that paying taxes is part of one’s civic duty. But resistance – though not violence – is downright American, say tax protesters like Wesley Snipes.
Bush administration lawyers who wrote the so-called "torture memos" exercised "poor judgment" in writing legal opinions that “contained significant flaws," according to the Justice Department. But they weren't guilty of professional misconduct that might have meant disbarment.
Outspoken Sarah Palin critic Joy Behar sided with Sarah Palin on the ongoing Family Guy issue.
From Richard Nixon’s Watergate exit to “I am in control” when Ronald Reagan was shot, Gen. Haig is the only American to become proxy president twice. His own presidential aspirations landed with a thud.
Tea partiers and RINOs mingle at energized CPAC convention. President Obama’s policies have galvanized conservatives, but will the GOP have the answers that key independents want to hear?
Many in the general aviation community urge regulators not to overreact to Thursday's crash.
The $1.5 billion federal aid package will be distributed to housing agencies in California, Nevada, Florida, Michigan, and Arizona – the states hardest hit by the housing crisis – to help keep struggling homeowners in their houses.
Sociologists and other experts weigh in on how parents can address Tiger Woods's fall from grace with their children.
Harrisburg, Pa., is debating whether to declare Chapter 9 bankruptcy. As cities struggle to balance their budgets, more may consider the option.
With a high-speed passenger rail network proposed for the US, companies are gearing up to build the equipment on American soil.
President Obama told the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce Friday that he "loves Vegas."
Thursday's attack, in which Joseph Stack flew his plane into IRS offices in Austin, Texas, is just the latest in a string of attacks against the Internal Revenue Service. There are an average of 918 threats against employees a year, says a government agency.