In 'Country Strong,' Gwyneth Paltrow charts the fall and shaky rise of a Faith Hill-style singer.
01/07/2011 06:12 pm
South Sudan votes Sunday in a historic referendum for its own independence. After decades of war with the North, the region looks set to secede.
01/06/2011 03:03 pm
Stock market gains have been common in January, when that month follows midterm elections. Some investors may be starting to move money out of bonds and into the stock market.
01/03/2011 05:20 pm
The 'war on Christmas' seems to feature annual skirmishes over greetings and holiday displays. This year it flared up briefly when lawmakers complained of being made to work through Dec. 25.
12/19/2010 01:03 pm
New York's mayor is says he is not – 'no way, no how' – running for president. But his role in the nonpartisan political movement Nolabels.org raises speculation.
12/13/2010 07:16 pm
Heisman Trophy winners are not all headed for glory. Cam Newton of Auburn, as expected, won the 2010 Heisman Trophy, but he has been dogged by a recruitment controversy. Past winners of the honor have run an eclectic playbook of highs and lows.
12/11/2010 10:32 am
President Obama signs a law Wednesday aimed at rectifying USDA actions that undercut black farmers. Some conservatives call it 'modern-day reparations' that reward political friends.
12/08/2010 02:35 pm
In an undercover sting operation at a Christmas tree lighting in Portland, Oregon, Mohamed Osman Mohamud was arrested dialing a cell phone that he thought would set off the blast.
11/27/2010 09:21 am
Federal workers, for one, don't necessarily get the day after Thanksgiving off. Neither does anyone in retail, because Black Friday requires 'all hands on deck.' But getting today off is a perk for many.
11/26/2010 01:47 pm
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