Meg Whitman, California GOP gubernatorial candidate, is alleged to have employed a housekeeper from 2000 to 2009 even though she knew the woman was in the US illegally. It's a political bombshell for Ms. Whitman. The politics of household employment and immigration have proved tricky before. Here are six prominent cases, plus the allegations against Whitman.
Teresa Lewis is scheduled for execution at 9 p.m. Thursday. Two percent of death-row inmates in the US are female, and Teresa Lewis would be the first woman in Virginia to die by the state's death penalty since 1912.
Macroeconomic sage Eric Janszen makes a case that the same forces that caused the last economic crash will cause the next one too.
Iranian-American writer Hooman Majd talks about his new book "The Ayatollahs' Democracy."
Where is the line between hamming it up for the cameras and outright cheating? Derek Jeter's Wednesday actions provide an interesting case study.
Jon Stewart's Rally to Restore Sanity faces off, sort of, against Stephen Colbert's March to Keep Fear Alive on Oct. 30. Their websites are tracking how many people say they will attend each.
Election 2010 campaigns seed town-hall meetings with tough questioners and cameras, in the hope of tarring a rival via a 'YouTube moment.' Here's a look at one recent episode in an Ohio House race.
Sarah Palin and Glenn Beck's ascent has taken ribbing from Keith Olbermann and the Huffington Post, but the left lacks a mobilizing media mouthpiece of its own.
A faux Republican from California's nonexistent 54th District, Jack Kimble, is tweeting and blogging his way to becoming this season's leading candidate-for-fun. Stephen Colbert 'ran' for president in 2008.
The Blaze is a logical next step for Glenn Beck, who has gradually expanded from radio to books and TV. It's also natural for conservatives to want an online counterweight to liberal blogs.