The Justice Department alleges that an Arizona public college discriminated against immigrant job candidates. The case could pit states' rights against those of the federal government.
Sen. Lisa Murkowski narrowed her 1,668-vote deficit to challenger Joe Miller from last Tuesday's GOP primary in Alaska – but only by 208. More votes remain to be counted.
Hurricane Earl path means tropical storm-force winds could hit the North Carolina coastline within the next 48 hours. Forecasters expect the Hurricane Earl path to turn northeast after that.
Obama's Iraq speech Tuesday at 8 p.m. ET will be a balancing act. The majority of Americans say the Iraq war was a mistake, but others say this isn't the time to end the US combat role.
Hurricane Earl could still stay out over the Atlantic, but it’s going to be a close call. So East Coast residents should practice evacuation in case hurricane Earl comes ashore.
The US government has linked Anwar al-Awlaki, a US citizen in Yemen, to the Fort Hood shootings and the Christmas Day bombing. But the ACLU filed a lawsuit Monday to stop an alleged plan to assassinate him.
Glenn Beck on Tuesday launched The Blaze, a news website Beck says aims to 'make sense of the world.' Some liked the look of The Blaze. Some thought it was a travesty of honest news.
Sarah Palin will headline an annual GOP dinner in Iowa on Sept. 17, a move sure to feed media speculation about her plans for the 2012 presidential campaign. Iowa's first-in-the-nation caucuses are 18 months away.
Troy Polamalu of the NFL's Pittsburgh Steelers endorses Head and Shoulders shampoo. The shampoo maker has taken out a $1 million insurance policy on Polamalu's head of hair.
In Pennsylvania's 17th Congressional District, a Republican challenger with little money poses a serious threat to a Democratic incumbent with deep pockets. Does the race portend a Republican revolution à la 1994?
President Obama will announce Tuesday a plan to revamp the export controls on sensitive military equipment. The move could boost US trade, but it will have to be done carefully, experts say.
Hurricane Earl is now a Category 4 hurricane. Long Island and the Northeast could be affected by the projected Hurricane Earl path. But the forecast’s margin of error is still as many as 300 miles.
Meg Whitman, GOP nominee for California governor, is giving less visibility to campaign chairman Pete Wilson now that she's working to broaden her appeal for the general election.
President Obama signed an executive order Monday that adds to the list of North Korea sanctions. This one targets North Korean entities involved in activities such as drug trafficking and arms sales.
President Obama called on Republicans Monday to stop blocking a small business aid package and attempted to reassure Americans that his administration is focused on the economy.
One legacy of public housing cuts is the spread of street gang turf battles to new pockets of the city. Gang violence contributed to a high-crime summer.
As students head back to school, educators nationwide are implementing controversial school reform wrought by Arne Duncan. Pushing competitive market approaches and armed with unprecedented funding and support from the president, he is possibly the most powerful education secretary ever.
Glenn Beck rally attendance has become hotly contested following Saturday's event in Washington. But from Woodstock to the Million Man March, figuring out the number of people who show up at big events has never been easy.