The Supreme Court refuses to hear a case on whether the federal statute of limitations applies to a 1964 Ku Klux Klan (KKK) kidnap-murder. That leaves the issue unresolved for future civil-rights era cases.
After six days, San Francisco's Bay Bridge reopened for the Monday morning commute. Extra steps have been taken to ensure the repairs don't fail again, officials said.
Baseball's highest-paid player, the Yankees' Alex Rodriguez, called his game-winning double the biggest hit of his career. The Yankees now lead the World Series 3 games to 1.
Republican Dede Scozzafava's decisions to drop out of the race for New York's 23rd congressional district and endorse a Democrat raise questions about what place moderates have in the GOP.
Palestinians say Hillary Clinton is 'back-pedaling' after a comment in Israel Sunday, and her 'charm offensive' in Pakistan was dogged by persistent outbursts against US policy there.
The return of Brett Favre to Green Bay Sunday as a member of the archrival Minnesota Vikings has prompted mayoral attention and a mock funeral. Then again, in Green Bay, football is family.
Things started well for the Philadelphia Phillies Saturday. But it all fell apart after an Alex Rodriguez home run, with the Yankees winning 8-5.
Scozzafava’s departure is a blow to the establishment GOP. But the latest development in upstate New York’s special congressional race also means ‘outsiders’ clearly are viable in US politics.
Lou Dobbs is a controversial CNN broadcaster obsessed with the dangers of immigration. Now someone may have taken a potshot at his house. He blames his critics.
For the first time, voters in the US could approve same-sex marriage. In other parts of the country – and in Washington – the push is on to legalize gay marriage.
Tiff over the success of cash-for-clunkers has the White House reaching beyond media criticism to take on even ‘apolitical’ consumer groups.
Sarah Palin thanked Dede Scozzafava for dropping out of New York's 23rd District House race today.
A White House Halloween? You bet. The Obamas turned the White House into a Halloween carnival on Saturday night.
2,000 children will visit the White House tonight to trick or treat.
Tehran cast doubt Friday on whether the Iran nuclear deal will proceed. But the Iranians are also dealing with an unstable political landscape – and with Obama, who wants to give diplomacy a chance.
The trend is growing among states and cities. Some sex offenders are also ordered not to wear costumes or answer the door on Halloween.
The California Energy Commission next week takes up new energy efficiency standards for flat-screen TVs sold in the state.
Bratton, who ends his tenure at the LAPD this week, is credited for reinventing a police force once known for brutality and corruption, and bringing down crime to historic lows.
A pattern that has held in the Old Dominion since 1977 appears set to repeat: The party that won the White House the year before loses the Virginia governor’s race.
Corzine, the incumbent, is neck and neck with the Republican challenger in the New Jersey governor's race. Obama will make two appearances with Corzine Sunday.