At issue is a deal brokered by the House Democratic leadership to exempt the powerful National Rifle Association and others from disclosure requirements in a new campaign finance law.
BP's managing director Bob Dudley will have day-to-day responsibility for managing the company's oil spill response in the Gulf of Mexico. Will he do any better at battling the crisis?
Despite acknowledging responsibility for the Gulf oil spill and trying to show confidence, BP CEO Tony Hayward appeared to be an executive who could not effectively communicate empathy.
The Lakers' win Thursday night, behind superstar Kobe Bryant, sealed the team's second-straight NBA Finals victory. But the team has yet to equal the accomplishments of other dynasties.
The Supreme Court launched the desegregation of schools with Brown v. Board of Education in 1954. Now, once diverse districts like Goldsboro, N.C., are reverting to segregation, concerning civil rights advocates.
Gesture control, featured in the Sony Move and Microsoft Kinect video game systems launched at the 2010 E3 conference, are just the start of gesture-based interfaces, say researchers and industry professionals.
Scientists have found evidence of at least two undersea plumes from the Gulf oil spill. The plumes appear to be diluted, but still a threat to the foundations of the Gulf food chain.
Republican leaders, in damage-control mode, forced Rep. Joe Barton to apologize for his apology Thursday to BP. Will anyone remember GOP lawmakers' other points?
Shortly before the Deepwater Horizon blowout, Halliburton bought an oil spill prevention firm. The oil-services industry is consolidating, which is not necessarily good news for quality, experts say.
Ending a week dominated by the BP oil spill, President Obama goes to Columbus, Ohio, to defend his $787 stimulus package and tout its jobs-producing effect.
Members on both sides of the aisle left Thursday’s hearing frustrated by the stonewalling, as the CEO refused to acknowledge liability or even mistakes in the BP oil spill.
Ronnie Lee Gardner, who is scheduled to be executed by firing squad in Utah just past midnight local time Friday, raises questions about the relative humaneness of methods of execution.
Friday's grand opening of 'The Wizarding World of Harry Potter,' the theme park based on the popular books, could bring sell-out crowds to an industry crimped by the global economic downturn.
The Knight Commission has long been an advocate for greater academic rigor in big-time college sports. Thursday it proposed new standards to try to combat the 'arms race' of athletic spending.
The US and EU announce Iran sanctions that go beyond those approved by the UN Security Council last week. Moscow decries their 'political disregard for their partnership with Russia.'
The Supreme Court ruled against a group of waterfront property owners who said the state of Florida owed them money because it pumped sand onto beaches eroded by storms, lowering property values.
Outsider-extraordinaire Alvin Greene won last week's South Carolina primary without campaigning. Democrats are now determining whether Greene will remain a candidate with a 'D' next to his name.
In a hearing Thursday, House Democrats investigating the disaster suggested that BP made five cost-saving decisions that might have contributed to the Gulf oil spill.