Obama stands at the head of a party poised to lose control of Congress in Vote 2010. Democrats' handling of economic issues and the high unemployment rate are key factors.
White House counterterrorism adviser John Brennan says authorities "have to presume" there might be more mail bombs like the ones pulled from planes in England and the United Arab Emirates.
Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula was behind the failed Christmas Day bomb attempt last year. US authorities believe the terrorist group is focusing on small-scale attacks against the West.
TV viewers ride a wave of devices into a new era of self-programming.
BMW recall: The German automaker has recalled 150,000 vehicles with twin-turbo inline six-cylinder engines featuring BMW's direct fuel-injection system from from 2007-2010.
NPR's Juan Williams was fired after remarks he made on Fox News about his anxiety over seeing Muslims on planes.
As NPR's Juan Williams learned when he was fired Thursday for comments that were taken to be anti-Muslim, the axe is swift to fall when media personalities speak out on controversial topics. Here is his story and those of five others recently ousted for voicing unpopular views.
Anita Hill is refusing to apologize for accusing then-Supreme Court justice nominee Clarence Thomas of sexually harassing her. 'I have no intention of apologizing because I testified truthfully about my experience and I stand by that testimony,' Anita Hill said in a statement released Tuesday night.
Presidential press conferences and official speeches are commonplace on TV, but less-formal appearances are rare for the commander in chief. President Obama's appearance on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" Tuesday got us thinking: Which other sitting presidents have appeared on TV? Read on for six more examples.
It's scary times for Democrats. Some 100 House seats are now in play – almost all of them held by Democratic incumbents. And one-quarter of Obama's 2008 supporters are defecting to the GOP.