Oprah's sister: Oprah said on her show Friday that she had been 'keeping a family secret for months.' On Monday, the television host revealed that she had a long-lost half sister.
The Supreme Court ruling focuses on a case in which a woman filed a sex discrimination complaint against her employer, which three weeks later fired her fiancé. The justices said the fiancé can sue the employer for illegal retaliation.
Since the Tucson shooting on Jan. 8, federal gun control advocates have made little headway and many states are considering expanding gun rights. Why?
Critics question the propriety of a sitting justice attending a closed-door partisan session, but the event organizer insists all members of Congress are welcome at the 'Conservative Constitutional Seminar.'
Jack LaLanne, the 'Godfather of Fitness,' died on Sunday at the age of 96. He often marked milestones by putting his fitness and athleticism to the test. We remember Jack LaLanne by looking back at his five most amazing feats.
OK, you know there's been no better Super Bowl team than the Pittsburgh Steelers with six victories. With Sunday's 24-19 win over the New York Jets, the Steelers move on to another Super Bowl in Dallas on Feb. 6. But how high, really, is your Steeler IQ? Take our quiz.
Robert Swofford, a former Army special forces captain and lottery winner, is free to pursue his case against sheriff's deputies who shot him without warning, after the Supreme Court declined to hear the deputies' appeal.
A former White House speechwriter tells what goes into drafting the State of the Union address and how the annual message to Congress has changed since the days of quill pens.
Obama's State of the Union address will emphasize both job creation and deficit reduction, a centrist agenda. In an appeal to his base, the president sends his backers a video preview.
Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers take on the Chicago Bears today in the hunt for the NFC Championship. Quarterback Rodgers has emerged from the drama that is Bret Favre to lead the Packers franchise back to glory.
Do you know who delivered the longest State of the Union speech? The shortest? Take our quiz to test your knowledge.
Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has moved from a Tucson, Ariz., hospital to the next phase of her recovery: rehabilitation. The Arizona Democrat has already shown signs of affection, determination, and appreciation for public support as she embarks on the comeback trail after being shot in the head two weeks ago. It's a difficult road, but one that others in the public eye have also walked. Here's a look at Giffords and five other profiles in perseverance. It can't claim to be a "Top 5" list, but the people exemplify grace and courage in the face of extreme adversity.
Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney won a GOP straw poll of state committee members on Saturday. But it's a year before the first-in-the-nation primary, and the presidential field is unsettled.
How furiously to cut government spending is likely to be a major point of departure between Obama, who gives the State of the Union address on Tuesday, and congressional Republicans.
Keith Olbermann, last show on Friday, leaves MSNBC after eight years. His sudden exit, midway through his contract, has some saying he's been fired and others pointing to new owner Comcast.
Nine-year-old First Daughter Sasha Obama has been learning Chinese in school, but who does she speak to outside the classroom? The answer might surprise you.
If Jared Lee Loughner's defense attorney, Judy Clarke, decides on an insanity plea, many experts believe it will fail. The burden of proof that the defense bears in such cases has grown in recent years.
In 2009, the average American driver spent 34 hours stuck in rush-hour traffic and lost out on $808 because of it, says a new study. Check out the 10 worst cities for drivers during peak hours (6 to 10 a.m., and 3 to 7 p.m.), as ranked by the 2010 Urban Mobility Report from Texas A&M University.