With Rep. Ron Paul retiring this year, his epic battles with Federal Reserve chairmen are coming to an end. But his last run-in with Ben Bernanke took a more reflective turn.
The line may have been taken out of context. But it plays into the Romney campaign's main point of attack against the president: that he puts more faith in government than in private enterprise.
A second-grader's shooting death turns anguish into anger for the unwitting victims of Chicago's homicide epidemic. With schoolchildren caught in the gang crossfire on the Windy City's mean streets, parents say the only option they have is to keep their children home.
Chicago's surging murder rate is now four times that of New York. With drug cartels battling for turf and gang warfare turning chaotic, how can the Windy City get a handle on its homicides?
A statue of former Penn State football coach, Joe Paterno, still stands outside Penn State's Beaver Stadium. But it might not be there for long. NCAA President Mark Emmert says he doesn't want to take 'anything off the table' - even the 'death penalty' for Penn State football if their investigation finds that the university has violated the organization's rules.
Once again, Washington's bipartisan, blue-ribbon, out-of-power elite gathers to urge Congress to break the gridlock and do the right thing on the nation's looming financial Armageddon.