Alaska's Joe Miller is a fiscal conservative and front-runner for the senate seat now held by Republican Lisa Murkowski. Less seniority in the US Senate will likely mean fewer federal dollars for Alaska, say political observers.
A challenge to a 2006 law banning state university-funded travel to countries the US deems sponsors of terrorism was struck down Tuesday. Florida-based international scholars say the decision will disrupt studies.
Hurricane Earl forecasts still have the storm brushing the East Coast from Cape Hatteras to Cape Cod. Some Long Island residents say they don't know what they should be doing to prepare.
Texas oil firms are backing a ballot initiative that would repeal the state's landmark 2006 greenhouse-gas reduction law. The mayor of Los Angeles is rallying Hispanic groups against the initiative.
James Lee, who police say was responsible for the Discovery Channel hostage crisis in Silver Spring, Md., Wednesday, was shot and killed. Lee has said human population growth imperils the planet.
Conditions may be ripe for progress in the Israeli-Palestinian talks, some Middle East experts say. For one thing, Obama is starting the process much earlier in his tenure than some presidents.
Hurricane Earl could knock out power and services as it makes its way up the eastern seaboard. Here's what shoppers should grab if they're stocking up for Hurricane Earl.
The Blaze is a logical next step for Glenn Beck, who has gradually expanded from radio to books and TV. It's also natural for conservatives to want an online counterweight to liberal blogs.
Hurricane Earl path is likely to be near Cape Hatteras Thursday night. Both it and Ocracoke Island are under evacuation orders.
Meghan McCain calls Sarah Palin a 'time bomb,' pokes fun at Mitt Romney, and details campaign misbehavior in her new book, 'Dirty Sexy Politics.'
This week, a Vanity Fair article and a Meghan McCain book tour provide glimpses of Sarah Palin, who generally avoids one-on-one interviews with the national political press.
Tiger Woods scrambled to qualify for this week's Deutsche Bank Championship outside Boston. The tournament, which benefits the Tiger Woods Foundation, is the second round in the PGA Tour's FedEx playoffs.
Amid the push for accountability, one rising trend puts school teachers, rather than principals, at the helm of schools.
The race between Sen. Barbara Boxer (D) of California and her Republican challenger, Carly Fiorina, has already had some odd moments. On Wednesday night, the two debate.
The president repeated pledges about drawing down troops next year in both Iraq and Afghanistan. But much of the Obama speech, August 31, had a theme of refocusing American energies on the home front.
Lisa Murkowski of Alaska concedes to Joe Miller in Alaska's Aug. 24 primary. Lisa Murkowski joins six other congressional incumbents who lost in their party's primaries.
Hurricane Earl is possibly coming to the East Coast Labor Day weekend. Preparing for the storm is crucial, emergency experts say. Here are five things the National Weather Service and Federal Emergency Management Agency say are important to hurricane Earl preparedness.
Lisa Murkowski, the incumbent Republican senator, conceded the race in Alaska to Joe Miller, a Tea Party candidate backed by Sarah Palin.
Florida was one of four states – along with Arizona, Oklahoma, and Colorado – with a ballot initiative this November to potentially override the health-care bill mandate that all Americans must have health insurance. But a Florida court said the ballot language was 'misleading.’