The presidential commission investigating the April 20 explosion of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico cited a misread test as one likely cause of the disaster.
Wade Phillips was fired as head coach of the Cowboys on Monday, according to several internet and television reports. Dallas offensive coordinator Jason Garrett is reportedly going to be Wade Phillips' replacement.
Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R) of Alaska is likely to hew to her more centrist roots, analyst say, if she becomes the official winner of the race. State officials start counting write-in ballots Wednesday.
Jeff Gordon let Jeff Burton know exactly how he felt after the two collided near the end of Sunday's NASCAR race in Texas. Jeff Burton hit Jeff Gordon's Number 24 car eight laps from the finish.
Robert Gibbs, the White House press secretary, literally gets a foot in the door for the press corps trying to cover President Obama's visit to India.
President Obama endorsed India for a permanent seat on the UN Security Council as part of a push to modernize the body. But as Japan knows, the road to permanent membership is full of obstacles.
The midterm elections were the latest reminder that wealthy candidates who pour their millions into their own campaigns frequently don't win. Why is that?
MSNBC host Keith Olbermann will be back on the air Tuesday, but the distinctions between news and political organizations continue to blur.
In Melbourne to meet with his Australian counterparts, Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Mike Mullen stressed US interest in assessing China's growing military capabilities.
American-born cleric Anwar al-Awlaki is hiding in Yemen, where he's a leader of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula. He's trained terrorist recruits and helped prepare the Christmas Day bomber.
In his new memoir "Decision Points," George W. Bush weighs in on the Iraq war, the financial crisis, Hurricane Katrina, John McCain's 2008 campaign, and other episodes in his presidency.
After his party's 'shellacking' in the midterm elections, President Obama is getting lots of advice about changes he needs to make – including changes in his character as well as his style.
NYC Marathon results 2010: big wins for first timers, return participants, and an unexpected celebrity.
Daylight Savings Time ends in the wee hours of Sunday morning, so set your clocks back an hour. But where did this tradition come from?
To avoid gridlock, he will need to master a new political reality – and win a battle of public perception.
Oscar Grant supporters cry foul and take to the streets after Mehserle verdict. The Johannes Mehserle sentencing of two years was shorter than it would have been if the gun enhancement law had been applied.
President Obama's postelection media strategy seems to pull back from the edgy with an appearance on the tried-and-true '60 Minutes.' Some say the move makes sense.