Conspiracy theories abound after unknown Alvin Greene wins Democratic nomination for US Senate in South Carolina
The six-month moratorium on new deepwater offshore drilling announced by President Obama Thursday isn't likely to have a big impact on the oil industry – unless it's a sign of things to come.
The first family will spend Memorial Day weekend in Chicago, but Obama will make a day trip to the Gulf Coast on Friday. Vice President Joe Biden will lay a wreath at Arlington cemetery.
A White House plan released Monday would give the president more power to cut 'pork' spending. But Congress controls the federal purse strings jealously.
President Obama has named a bipartisan commission to investigate the causes of the BP Gulf oil spill, one of the nation's worst environmental disasters, including any government failures.
The joining of the Conservatives' "big society" concept and the Liberal Democrats' power-distribution ideas may help this British coalition overcome their differences.
The Councilman? OK. The Mayor? Not bad. The President? Now that's a high school commencement speech.
Today, former US ally and Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega appeared in a Paris court on charges of money laundering. He was extradited to France on Monday after two decades in a Miami jail.
President and Michelle Obama earned $5.5 million in 2009, the highest total ever reported by a presidential couple. But some of the richest presidents never released their tax returns.
Obama has been practicing for his ceremonial first pitch at the Washington Nationals game Monday. This year marks the 100th anniversary of presidential first pitches.