The Supreme Court Wednesday heard arguments in a lawsuit brought by two Iowa men who spent 25 in prison after prosecutors allegedly fabricated evidence against them. Justices seemed divided on the issue of how much immunity prosecutors should enjoy.
Obama has been criticized for 'dithering' on whether to send more US troops to Afghanistan. But Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, says he's OK with the time frame.
The New York Yankees win their 27th World Series title with a 7-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies. In Game 6 alone, Matsui drove in six runs.
A woman using a cell phone rolls right through a stop sign.
'The Jay Leno Show' has taken a drubbing from critics and seen ratings plunge, raising questions about NBC's strategy in a difficult time for broadcast television.
A veteran texter faces facts in a texting and driving simulator.
Texting and driving – and gadgets like iPods and GPS devices – are a public safety epidemic.
The US Senate voted Wednesday to extend unemployment benefits for workers set to lose them by the end of the year. It wanted to be seen as helping working families heading into the holiday season.
Carly Fiorina, the former Hewlett Packard CEO, announced her candidacy Wednesday for the US Senate seat held by California Democrat Barbara Boxer.
Election results show defection of independents, plus the low turnout among young and black voters, hurting Democrats.
A white woman led the field in Atlanta mayoral race 2009 results, but she'll face a black opponent in a runoff. Race has been a subtle factor so far, but that may change.
Maine voters on Tuesday voted down a law that would have legalized gay marriage in the state. It became the 31st state to reject gay marriage at the ballot box.
In speech Wednesday, Obama touts his $4.35 billion bid to reshape education in America. Schools nationwide are eager to compete for Race to the Top funds.
First lady Michelle Obama hosted 120 student musicians, who took master classes from classical artists, filling the White House Wednesday with the strains of cellos and pianos.
Boston, New York, and Detroit reelected their mayors. But in some other cities, the mayoral election results mean that a runoff will take place.
The 2009 election results in two governor's races are a warning to moderate Democrats worried about 2010 reelection. If they go down, Obama's agenda is imperiled.
New water reforms passed by the California Legislature Wednesday include repairing infrastructure, providing more reliable resources to a growing state, and protecting the environment.
Sesame Street is 40 years old today. Google is celebrating Sesame Street's anniversary with a new logo. While others are not so happy.