This week's winter storm – and others before it – are being influenced by climate patterns in the Arctic and North Atlantic. Scientists are working to understand how these patterns work.
Tiger Woods competed in his first PGA Tour event last weekend in San Diego, but finished well back. Then, came word that an Arabian golf course project is now on hold. What else can go wrong for Tiger Woods?
President Obama says an 'orderly transition' to a post-Mubarak government 'must begin now.' But the president of Egypt is digging in his heels, refusing to relinquish power any time soon.
The Senate rejected a bid to repeal Obama's health-care law on a party-line vote Wednesday. The GOP is ratcheting up pressure on potentially vulnerable Senate Democrats in 2012.
Egypt's street battles are especially worrisome to those Americans who have relatives living or traveling in Egypt. Even with skill and extra cash, a hurried exit from the country is problematic.
Farmers Field – a planned $1 billion football stadium in downtown L.A. – takes a few small steps toward reality this week. It could be finished by 2015. But many hurdles remain.
As president, Ronald Reagan, was 'not enthused' by the idea of a value added tax (VAT) in America. But at a Senate hearing this week, tax reform experts pushed for it.
Since 9/11, the number of Muslim-American terrorism suspects and perpetrators has averaged about 16 a year. Last year was slightly higher, but way down from 2009.
As many fliers are discovering, airlines these days are canceling their flights well before a winter storm hits.
America's educational system is 'badly broken,' failing students who may not want – or need – a college degree, argues a new report from Harvard's Graduate School of Education.
Troy Polamalu was named the league's best defensive player by the AP this week. With his flowing locks, Troy Polamalu will be a key component of the Pittsburgh Steelers defensive game plan in Super Bowl XLV.
The Green Bay Packers will play the Pittsburgh Steelers in the Super Bowl on Feb. 6. How much do you know about the Steelers? Take the second installment of our quiz on the team – the 2.0 Version – to find out.
The famous groundhog usually foresees six more weeks of winter, but the Punxsutawney Phil 2011 prediction is for early spring. Given his record, though, don't celebrate just yet.
Groundhog day: Punxsutawney Phil emerged just after dawn on Wednesday morning to make his 125th annual weather forecast.
Colleen LaRose, who went by the online name 'Jihad Jane,' has pleaded guilty to four federal charges.
The number of illegal immigrants in the US is no longer falling, a Pew survey finds. The report tracks the community's flight from tough illegal immigration laws and pursuit of job opportunities.
The suit had asked the courts to declare the Terrorist Surveillance Program illegal and unconstitutional. But a judge said the group challenging the wiretap program lacked legal standing.
Americans in 33 states from Oklahoma to Massachusetts are now dealing with a highly dangerous winter storm that will dump a combination of snow and ice on roads, houses and power lines. A significant amount of the precipitation is expected to be ice either in the form of freezing rain – rain that freezes on contact with the ground – or ice pellets, such as sleet. Experts say these are five things you can do to cope with the storm:
President Mubarak, bowing to pressure at home and apparently from the US, said Tuesday he will not seek reelection in September. Dissatisfied, protesters look to Egypt's military to take their side.