Florida was one of four states – along with Arizona, Oklahoma, and Colorado – with a ballot initiative this November to potentially override the health-care bill mandate that all Americans must have health insurance. But a Florida court said the ballot language was 'misleading.’
President Obama spoke on the fifth anniversary of the day the Hurricane Katrina touched ground in the Gulf Coast. He also addressed the recent Gulf oil spill that continues to impact the region.
With the Chile miners facing up to four months of confinement, the Chilean government is consulting with NASA for tips on how it keeps astronauts aboard the space station healthy.
The political turmoil of 2010 has led to a number of close Senate races, with control of the upper chamber possibly in the balance. Here are five of the closest, most interesting, hardest-fought Senate races of this election cycle.
Republicans are almost sure to pick up seats after the 2010 Senate races are over. But they also have an outside shot at retaking the majority in the upper chamber.
Wyclef Jean and all the other presidential hopefuls from the diaspora were disqualified from running in the Haiti election. Many see it as a politically motivated decision.
Credit card debt for bank-issued credit cards — like those with a MasterCard or Visa logo — fell to $4,951 on average in the three months ended June 30, down more than 13 percent from $5,719 in the same period a year ago, according to TransUnion.
Elin Nordegren told People magazine she and Tiger Woods tried for months to reconcile the relationship. She didn't hit Woods with golf clubs. In the end, a marriage 'without trust and love' wasn't good for anyone, Nordegren said.
In Alaska election results, Sen. Lisa Murkowski's GOP primary race with 'tea party' insurgent Joe Miller is too close to call. Elsewhere, Arizona's Sen. John McCain (R) is in, and establishment candidate Bill McCollum (R) is out in Florida.
The Obama administration is awarding $3.4 billion in grants to the 10 winners of the Race to the Top competition.