Speedskater Shani Davis successfully defended his gold medal in 1,000-meter Olympic speedskating. In 2006, he became the first African-American to win individual gold in the Winter Games.
02/17/2010 10:34 pm
Grassroots efforts are under way to draft rock musician John Mellencamp as a replacement for retiring Sen. Evan Bayh of Indiana.
02/17/2010 05:47 pm
President Obama wants to ship Guantanamo Bay detainees to a rural Illinois state prison. Why are locals welcoming the detainees?
02/17/2010 04:54 pm
Readers write about bullet trains, public housing, and Gaza.
02/17/2010 03:30 pm
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Saturday's bombing of the German bakery in Pune will test the resolve of Indian leaders to restart talks with Pakistan later this month. And does American David Headley have a connection to the Pune bombing, ask investigators.
02/14/2010 10:05 am
Environmentalists express opposition to a federal plan developed this week to keep invasive Asian carp out of the Great Lakes.
02/13/2010 09:18 am
Senator John McCain on Friday defended Sarah Palin's use of her hand to help her remember some key points at last week's Tea Party convention.
02/13/2010 12:09 am
Meteorologists see similarities between the weather patterns that have led to this winter's mid-Atlantic snowstorms and the Northeast's blizzard of 1978.
02/11/2010 06:33 pm