Accenture announced Sunday that it is ending its sponsorship of Tiger Woods because of the current scandal. Accenture tied its brand to Woods more closely than did any other company.
Annise Parker, who is openly gay, was elected mayor of Houston Saturday. It makes Houston the largest US city to elect a gay or lesbian mayor.
Intra-party squabbling among conservatives – especially with Tea Partiers thrown into the mix – is not good news for the GOP. They're beginning to act like Democrats.
Sen. Carl Levin cited concerns about stress on the US military as the US decides its next steps in Afghanistan. Levin spoke at a Monitor breakfast Thursday.
The nation’s GDP grew in the third quarter. But Obama's chief economist Christina Romer says the US is 'still in for more bad news' on jobs until GDP grows even more.
Huckabee, a 2008 GOP presidential candidate and social conservative, criticizes the selection process in NY-23 race, but sees room in party for liberal Republicans.
There remains a very large unknown in Woods’s statement: Just how long will the best golfer in the universe be away from the sport? Broadcasters as well as fans are wondering when they might see Tiger Woods on the links again.
Federal agents arrested almost 300 people in California Thursday, as part of a new focus on targeting illegal immigrants with criminal records. Most of those arrested had been convicted of serious or violent crimes, officials said.
The House financial overhaul bill covers everything from financial giants to individual consumers. But lobbyists are lined up to fight it, and deals will have to be made with some lawmakers as the Senate considers its own bill.
The financial reform bill passed Friday in the House spans many markets and regulatory activities. But some experts warn that the economy could remain exposed to bubbles, busts, and firms "too big to fail."
A Muslim Public Affairs Council report Friday laid out recommendations for countering radicalization among young Muslim Americans, including more community policing, programs to target at-risk youths, and funding for legal redress on alleged civil liberties violations.
It will be months before the 30,000 new troops will have gone to war in Afghanistan. But President Obama already has increased attacks by pilotless Predator drone aircraft against Taliban and Al Qaeda militants in Afghanistan and Pakistan's tribal areas.
Catholics have long supported healthcare reform. But many now worry that it might compromise existing restrictions on federal funding of abortions, leaving them with a tough choice.
Most Latino youths in the US are 'mostly' or 'very' satisfied with their lives, reports a new survey by Pew Hispanic Center. But teen pregnancy rates are high, and Latinos trail their counterparts on other important measures, such as education and skill levels.
Sen. Joe Lieberman, an Independent who caucuses with Democrats, has been a key vote on important bills. He's been unwavering so far in his opposition to including any kind of public option in the healthcare reform bill.
The bill gives government new powers to rein in 'too big to fail' companies and to protect consumers. The House is set to vote on the financial-regulation measures Friday.
Fourteen firefighters of the ‘New Haven 20,’ whose reverse discrimination lawsuit was decided by the Supreme Court in June, were promoted Thursday after five years of legal wrangling.
President Obama irks Norwegians by skipping in and out of the country in 24 hours.
The tradition of the Thanksgiving turkey pardon has a long (and awkward) history. But which president started it? Hint: It wasn't Harry Truman.