Military officials say the shootings at Fort Hood were an 'isolated incident.' But the stress of repeated wartime deployments has led to several such incidents in recent years.
The shootings at Fort Hood Thursday point to a military mental-health system stretched to the breaking point. The suspect is an Army psychiatrist, Nidal Malik Hasan.
A California Inspector General report Thursday slammed the state parole system for failing to track Phillip Garrido, the convicted sex offender who kidnapped Jaycee Dugard.
The UN headquarters in New York are being renovated from top to bottom to make the facilities more energy-efficient. Calling Ty Pennington of television's 'Extreme Makeover: Home Edition.'
Quiet and averse to weapons training, the suspect in the Fort Hood shooting is a study in contradictions. Scale of attack points to premeditation.
A fuller picture is beginning to emerge about what happened at Fort Hood Thursday and who Nidal Malik Hasan is. But at this early stage, answers are still elusive.
The AARP and AMA endorsed the House healthcare bill Thursday. But there are caveats, and some Democrats remain concerned about cost and abortion provisions.
Lawyers linked to the Tea Party movement say healthcare reform is unconstitutional and vow to challenge any bill in federal court. The issue: Has Congress overstepped its constitutional authority?
Florida Gov. Charlie Crist, a Republican candidate for the US Senate, is on the defensive after the conservative Club for Growth released an ad Thursday that shows him lauding Obama's stimulus package.
The small college town of Amherst, Mass., voted to accept detainees released from the Guantánamo detention camp in Cuba. Congress has previously voted that Guantánamo detainees will not be allowed to settle in the US.
The Republican healthcare reform plan revealed Thursday would cover far fewer uninsured Americans than the Democratic House bill. But it would also cost considerably less.
At least one GOP candidate is maneuvering to get an endorsement from former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, perhaps in a bid to prevent her influential nod from going elsewhere.
As head of the International Atomic Energy Agency, Mohamed ElBaradei says the world has not done well in preventing nuclear proliferation. But ElBaradei has high hopes for the Obama administration.
The Supreme Court Wednesday heard arguments in a lawsuit brought by two Iowa men who spent 25 in prison after prosecutors allegedly fabricated evidence against them. Justices seemed divided on the issue of how much immunity prosecutors should enjoy.
Obama has been criticized for 'dithering' on whether to send more US troops to Afghanistan. But Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, says he's OK with the time frame.
The New York Yankees win their 27th World Series title with a 7-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies. In Game 6 alone, Matsui drove in six runs.
A woman using a cell phone rolls right through a stop sign.
'The Jay Leno Show' has taken a drubbing from critics and seen ratings plunge, raising questions about NBC's strategy in a difficult time for broadcast television.
A veteran texter faces facts in a texting and driving simulator.
Texting and driving – and gadgets like iPods and GPS devices – are a public safety epidemic.