President Obama appears to be open to working with Republicans to extend Bush-era tax cuts. Keeping today's lower tax rates for the wealthy, temporarily, appears to be on the table.
Carnival Splendor, without propulsion or primary electricity since an engine fire Monday morning, is being dragged towards San Diego bay by six tug boats.
'Dancing with the Stars' judges are giving Bristol Palin low marks, but mama grizzly's tea party supporters may be keeping her swirling. What hath Election 2010 wrought?
News video showed a spectacular contrail Monday off California's coast, and debate over the 'mystery missile' blasted off. But even as government agencies said 'it wasn't us,' the US denied any threat.
Mysterious missile: CBS affiliate KCBS caught the launch on camera and reported that military officials were 'tight-lipped over the nature of the projectile.'
Amanda Knox was ordered to stand trial Monday by an Italian judge for slandering police there over her accusation that she was beaten during a 2007 police interrogation over her roommate's murder.
President Obama's postelection media strategy seems to pull back from the edgy with an appearance on the tried-and-true '60 Minutes.' Some say the move makes sense.
After a House Republican landslide, presumptive Speaker John Boehner will have to handle a wounded President Obama and tea party lawmakers emboldened by their success. In a Monitor interview, Boehner suggests ways that he might be able to bridge the gap between the two.
Harry Reid is likely to serve again as Senate majority leader, but the Senate's role in national policy will be much different than it was over the past two years.