Robert Byrd successor won't be named for awhile. West Virginia Gov. Joe Manchin won't start a search until next week.
Actually, there could be limited fallout from the Russian spies case, some international experts say. For the most part, however, the ball is in Russia's court now.
Lyon & Turnbull auctioneers' assistants Kerry Wallace (l.) and Victoria Crake pose for photographers while wearing Darth Vader helmets created by artists, during a photocall in Edinburgh, Scotland, on Thursday. The two helmets designed by street artists Niagara and Eelus and will go on display at Lyon & Turnbull on Friday and are from a collection of 100 from The Vader Project which are to be auctioned in Philadelphia on July 10.
Ray's Hell Burger meeting: Obama and Medvedev talks stopped on Thursday for a lunch break at a hamburger restaurant in northern Virginia.
Members of Congress began work Tuesday to resolve differences in the House and Senate versions of financial reform legislation.
Charles 'Pete' Conrad Jr. stands with the US flag on the surface of the moon during the Apollo 12 mission, in this 1969 file photo. Flag Day is celebrated on June 14, and commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States at the Second Continental Congress in 1777. Flag Day was established in 1916 by President Woodrow Wilson.
Weak sales are keeping many businesses from hiring new workers. Consumers are not spending at their normal levels, and although housing has improved, it's not leading the economic recovery.
Presidents Barack Obama and Hamid Karzai acknowledged Wednesday that the problems of the Afghanistan war are deep-seated and that the US and Afghanistan might not always agree on the best way forward. But they reaffirmed the strength of the alliance.
Sales of Apple's iPad are strong. If they skyrocket, they may herald a faster-than-expected recovery.