Boston Red Sox lead Tampa Bay by two games in the wild-card standings. The Rays were idle; they open a four-game series against the first-place New York Yankees on Tuesday.
Police lineups: The new study finds witnesses should not look at a group of people at once to pick a perpetrator. Instead, they should look at individuals one-by-one with a detective who doesn't know which is the real suspect
President Obama's approval rating hovers around 40 percent. Will he get reelected? It doesn't look good in the light of other presidents (since 1947) at this same point.
Former US Sen. Charles Percy of Illinois, who passed on Saturday, was a moderate Republican whose views put him at odds with conservatives including former President Richard Nixon.
Hillary Clinton and diplomats from 20 Asia-Pacific nations pledged to try to improve women's economic participation, a task Clinton said will take a generation and will mark one of the most profound transformations of the world economy.
Hurricane Maria: The warning covers the area from Arnolds Cove to Brigus South. Also a tropical storm warning is in effect early Friday for Newfoundland from Stones Cove to Arnolds Cove and from Brigus South to Charlottetown.
Republican Bob Turner's win in New York: If Obama has lost the Jewish Democratic vote this could pose a serious problem for 2012. Jewish voters are a key voting block in swing states like Florida and Pennsylvania.
Gulf oil spill report, released Wednesday, said in the days leading up to the disaster, BP made a series of decisions that complicated cementing operations, added risk, and may have contributed to the ultimate failure of the cement job.
Shoshana Hebshi told The Associated Press in a telephone interview Tuesday that she believes she was targeted because of her Middle Eastern appearance.
NY House race: In a special election that was too close to call Tuesday night, Republican Bob Turner took previous Rep. Anthony Weiner's seat in the NY House of Representatives.
Jackie Kennedy was interviewed by historian Arthur Schlesinger in the year after her husband's assassination. A book due out Wednesday details Jackie Kennedy's impressions about important people of the era.
Novak Djokovic: Somewhere in the back of his mind, though, as he watched Rafael Nadal fall to the blue concrete and bask in the lights of the world's biggest tennis stadium, Djokovic had a sense that someday, that could be him.
Gov. Rick Perry stood his ground, Monday, while fellow GOP candidates took numerous jabs at the front-runner.
What do the presidential candidates need to do in tonight's Tea Party Express/CNN GOP debate?
Who's endorsing Rick Perry? Mitt Romney has two governors, and 13 members of Congress, notes DCDecoder. Rick Perry has endorsements from nine members of Congress. Does it matter?
Susana Martinez has made headlines recently for her push to repeal a state law that lets illegal immigrants get a New Mexico driver's license.
President Obama's jobs proposal Thursday night was already meeting resistance from House majority leader Eric Cantor. And, he told DCDecoder that he likes Joe Biden's negotiating style more than Obama's.
A widespread blackout in the Southwest has sent two nuclear reactors offline, interrupted commutes, and left people and food struggling with temperatures as high as 115 degrees.
A credible and specific terrorist threat is being investigated in New York and Washington for the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. The investigation has not yet confirmed the threat that includes possible attacks on bridges or tunnels.
Tar balls: Crews were on the beach at Gulf Shores on Wednesday using small fishing nets to scoop up sticky black globs off the sand.