Most dangerous city: The annual rankings are based on population figures and crime data compiled by the FBI. Some criminologists question the findings, saying the methodology is unfair.
Commission’s draft proposal on cuts and taxes to slash national debt has riled partisans on both sides. Next major move is President Obama’s.
Funding for fiscal year 2011 is set to run out Dec. 3. Will emboldened Republicans be willing to shut down government rather than pass a trillion-dollar budget that expands the deficit?
Most Democrats oppose the war in Afghanistan. Amid talk of a longer US presence there, Obama runs the risk of alienating his base. A damaging primary challenge from the left is not unthinkable.
Work to convert 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1' to 3D was abandoned, but the studio is hoping to pull it off for 'Part 2.' Not everyone is sure a costly 3D conversion is the way to go.
Security screening at US airports has undergone waves of changes in the years since 9/11. Here are five of the biggest changes to affect air travelers in recent years.
Sarah Palin is the front-runner for the GOP nomination in 2012, according to a new Quinnipiac survey. But the poll indicates she wouldn't win the general election.
Chandra Levy verdict of guilty for a man already in jail for attacking two female joggers. The Chandra Levy verdict brings to a close a nearly decade-long case.
The Kennedy assassination, a pivotal moment in American life, has fascinated historians, conspiracy theorists, and filmmakers, among others. Some questions might never be answered.
Childress fired by Vikings Monday, following a dispirited 31-3 Vikings loss at home to Green Bay. Now that Brad Childress is out, will his quarterback be far behind?
Barbara Bush doesn't appear to think much of Sarah Palin's White House aspirations, saying the former Alaska governor should stick to her home state.
The presidential library began with FDR, and one for George W. Bush broke ground last week. JFK's includes a collection from an American novelist.
Transportation Security Administration chief John Pistole told reporters at a Monitor Breakfast that the TSA had no plans to alter controversial screening practices, despite public outcry.
'Dirty Sexy Politics' author Meghan McCain says she and her parents won't be discussing 'don't ask, don't tell' when she goes home for Thanksgiving.
BCS rankings this week still have Oregon in the top spot, followed by Auburn. TCU did not play this past weekend and remains in third in the BCS rankings.
Sarah Palin's new book 'America by Heart: Reflections on Family, Faith, and Flag' goes on sale Tuesday. It arrives as Palin ponders a run for the presidency, drawing criticism from the right.
President Obama and Secretary Clinton sympathize with air travelers irked by intrusive security measures, including X-rays and body pat downs. But for now, things are unlikely to change.
As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, 1.6 million travelers are expected to fly. How will passengers deal with new airport security measures critics say invade personal privacy?
The federal government’s role in the daily operations of General Motors is expected to lessen in the wake of this week’s initial public offering (IPO) that yielded the company over $20 billion in cash and reduced the US Treasury Department’s stake in the company to 37 percent.