With the Chile miners facing up to four months of confinement, the Chilean government is consulting with NASA for tips on how it keeps astronauts aboard the space station healthy.
It’s only a coincidence that the Glenn Beck rally will be held at the same spot where Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his ‘I Have a Dream’ speech 47 years ago, the talk-show host says.
Mitch Landrieu wasn't mayor of New Orleans when hurricane Katrina hit. But he is now, and at the five-year Katrina anniversary, residents are looking to him to move the city forward.
Beyond its dumpster diving intrigue, the Sarah Palin speech contract case touches on the legal issues that arise when public universities partner with private foundations.
Islamic leaders are concerned that the increasingly heated debate over the mosque near ground zero is stirring up anti-Muslim rhetoric that could incite violence and hate crimes.
House Democrats are trying to defend their record from GOP attacks. Here’s a closer look at a Virginia race, featuring freshman Rep. Gerald Connolly (D) and GOP challenger Keith Fimian, which could figure big in the November election.
Glenn Beck, rally organizer? The television talk show host will host a rally on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial this weekend. Sarah Palin will appear, but attendees have been asked not to bring political signs.
Iran's proposal to jointly produce fuel with Russia for the Bushehr nuclear power plant is bound to raise even more opposition to its nuclear pursuits.
Sarah Palin endorsed Joe Miller, a 'tea party' candidate expected to lose by a wide margin, in Alaska's GOP Senate primary. But Miller has a slight lead as absentee ballots flow in. Just how influential is Sarah Palin?
The political turmoil of 2010 has led to a number of close Senate races, with control of the upper chamber possibly in the balance. Here are five of the closest, most interesting, hardest-fought Senate races of this election cycle.
Republican leader Ken Mehlman’s announcement that he is gay elicited little more than a yawn in the mainstream media. Links to Mr. Mehlman’s past statements about homosexuality are one notable feature of the coverage.
Republicans are almost sure to pick up seats after the 2010 Senate races are over. But they also have an outside shot at retaking the majority in the upper chamber.
Former eBay CEO Meg Whitman has spent $104 million on her California gubernatorial bid but trails Jerry Brown by three points. Will she be the next wealthy politician to fail at the polls?
Social Security is a touchy subject. Alan Simpson, co-chair of Obama's deficit commission, has a colorful mouth and lots of things to say about Social Security. Put the two together and 'poof!' another political brush fire for Obama.
On Tuesday's show, conservative talk-show host Glenn Beck said President Obama does not conform to 'true' Christian beliefs, but holds views akin to Marxist-aligned liberation theology.
Wal-Mart faces what would be the largest class-action employment lawsuit in history over claims of gender bias. It has asked the Supreme Court to intervene.
Just 34 percent of Americans give the president an A or B, compared with 45 percent a year ago, a new survey on education says. But the poll also shows more nuanced views of education policy.
Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska didn't open her war chest in time, and it may have cost her the GOP primary. Arizona's Sen. John McCain, by contrast, spent early and often.
Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said Wednesday that he has confidence that Iraq security forces can handle any bid by Al Qaeda to reignite sectarian violence.
The governor's race will pit the governor who signed the Arizona immigration law, Jan Brewer, against the attorney general, one of its main opponents.