Behind the scenes, the Senate is having the Congressional Budget Office estimate the cost of its healthcare reform bill. Leaders want to make sure it has the right policies and price to pass.
The Sarah Palin Newsweek cover is generating a lot of controversy. Palin says the Newsweek cover is sexist.
Idea of transferring Guantánamo detainees to a prison in Illinois has backing of state's top Democrats, but Republican congressmen balk.
After the shootings at Fort Hood, Muslim communities across the US were swift to condemn the attack. But the incident has again raised image issues for Muslims, as well as questions about how to best counter radicalization.
The successful space shuttle launch Monday marks an important shift for the shuttle program. From Atlantis onward, the shuttles' primary job is to ferry large parts to the International Space Station.
Sarah Palin begins a media blitz to support her new book, 'Going Rogue,' with an appearance on the Oprah Winfrey Show Monday. It's part of a money-making plan that's rather traditional for a politician who likes to be anything but ordinary.
Psalms 109:8 says, 'Let his days be few; and let another take his office.' The citation is being passed around the Internet as a rallying cry against President Obama.
In outtakes from Sarah Palin's appearance on Oprah Winfrey's show, Palin talks about about keeping a journal, not banning Harry Potter, and dressing up as Tina Fey.
UN agency says construction is advanced at Qom uranium enrichment plant, a newly revealed part of the Iran nuclear program. But no centrifuges are installed yet.
The Supreme Court Monday declined to hear a challenge to a Miami school board decision that removed a book about Cuba from public schools. The book was seen as presenting too cheery a view of life in Cuba.
Seven native Americans had sued to force the Washington Redskins to change the team name. The Supreme Court on Monday let stand a ruling that their challenge came too late.
Over an eight-year rivalry, Colts vs Patriots 2009 is the most outlandish. Credit a moment of madness by Belichick.
Monday afternoon's shuttle launch will take the Atlantis's six-member crew on a 10-day mission for maintenance and construction work on the International Space Station.
Education is becoming more globalized, with more foreign students coming to the US, while more American college students head abroad to new destinations such as India and China, according to two new studies.
Rudy Giuliani said Khalid Sheikh Mohammed does not deserve the legal rights that a New York trial in a civilian court offers. Obama 'is getting away from the fact that we’re at war,' he said.
Sarah Palin, in her book 'Going Rogue' says she'd like to have coffee with Hillary Clinton. On Sunday, Clinton said she'd welcome the invitation.
The UN's food summit begins in Rome Monday. The lead-up to the summit has been mired in disputes, but one study highlights 20 innovative programs that have helped feed people worldwide.
Peyton Manning has lead the Indianapolis Colts to their undefeated start. But the latest installment of the Rivalry of the Decade against the New England Patriots presents him with a huge challenge.
With two wars and the recent attack at Fort Hood, there’s more public concern about the treatment of vets. The Obama administration and Congress are doing something about that.
Critics want Army Chief of Staff Gen. George Casey fired for being too concerned about ‘diversity’ amid Fort Hood carnage. Will Obama go that far?