Was Rick Perry's comment that Fed chairman Ben Bernanke's actions were "almost treasonous" a political gaffe – or a line that will resonant with South Carolina GOP primary voters?
Missing blimp turns up next to the house of an Ohio woman Sunday. The missing blimp got free from its moorings in Columbus, Ohio earlier that day.
Christine O'Donnell book: Among other things, O'Donnell claims former Delaware GOP chairman Tom Ross snubbed her at a 2008 fundraiser by acknowledging all the Republican candidates in attendance except her while introducing Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour.
A Rick Perry reader: DC Decoder offers a sampling of the best profiles of the Texas governor turned 2012 GOP presidential candidate.
Statue of Liberty closing: the Statue of Liberty will close on October 28. Liberty Island will remain open but the interior of Lady Liberty will remain closed for a year of renovations.
The Aruba missing girl case focused on report that she disappeared while snorkeling. Aruba police have arrested her travel companion. American Natalee Holloway went missing in 2005 in Aruba too.
Rick Perry isn't a Republican presidential candidate – yet. But on the eve of the Iowa debate, Texas Gov. Perry's name recognition numbers are high.
Birthright citizenship is given to anyone born in the US. The American Bar Association says they're against any changes to the Constitution that would outlaw birthright citizenship.
A victory for Republicans? Kinda. A plus for Democrats? Sorta. DCDecoder says that The Wisconsin elections offered neither a massive backlash to GOP policy nor strong support for those same policies.
Rumsfeld torture lawsuit: a lawsuit brought against former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld has been allowed to move forward. The suit involves a US citizen who says he was tortured in a foreign prison.
SEAL Team Six: In death as in everyday duty, the SEALs and their families are insular, with their own intimate support system that few outsiders can grasp, residents with close ties to the unit said.
Diana Nyad, an endurance swimmer, says that her 103-mile swim will show that 'we have many, many years of vitality and strength and service left in us.'
Mysterious orange goo: Tests have been conducted on the substance on the surface of the water in Kivalina. City Administrator Janet Mitchell told The Associated Press that the substance has also shown up in some residents' rain buckets.
Cargill is recalling its ground turkey products which have been contaminated with salmonella. At least 76 people have become ill after eating the turkey and one man has died.
Gabrielle Giffords, Democrat of Arizona, cast her vote Monday night on the debt deal in the House chamber. However, with recovery still ongoing, Gabrielle Giffords' future in politics is unclear.
Tiger Woods practiced Tuesday in preparation for this weekend's Bridgestone Invitational. After a three-month injury hiatus, Tiger Woods is 28th on the world golf rankings.
Gabrielle Giffords, who was shot in the head in January, surprised many when she appeared for the historic House vote on the debt deal, Monday.
NASCAR: Paul Menard captures the Brickyard 400 Sunday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. It's Menard's first NASCAR victory.
Tiger Woods says he'll take part in this year's Australian Open, one week before the President's Cup competition down under. Tiger Woods could be a captain's pick for the US side in the President's Cup.
Rod Blagojevich: If the judge does so during a Monday status hearing, that'd give Blagojevich and his family a clearer idea of when he'd start serving time.