No state has ever approved gay marriage at the polls. Gay marriage advocates and opponents have poured into Maine in an effort to either break the streak or keep it intact Tuesday.
Palm oil is in everything from fuel to cosmetics. Is it a solution or a problem?
For the first time, voters in the US could approve same-sex marriage. In other parts of the country – and in Washington – the push is on to legalize gay marriage.
Washington's top power couple has always been dramatic. Today, the question is whether former President Clinton helps or hinders his wife's career.
New war crimes ambassador Stephen Rapp exemplifies Obama's deeper engagement on international law. His résumé includes prosecution of those who promoted genocide in Rwanda.
Majority leader Harry Reid said Monday that the Senate healthcare bill will include a public option that states can decline. But it is not clear how he can get the needed votes.
A fisherman waits for a catch as the largest full moon of 2013, also referred to as a "super moon", rises over Guadalmar beach in Malaga, southern Spain, late June 23, 2013.
Lawmakers are looking for savings in Medicare. But Congress has shown little heart for that, especially given the powerful seniors lobby.
A pumpkin carved to look like Mike, a monster from the Disney-Pixar film 'Monsters Inc.' sits on display at Disneyland's Big Thunder Ranch on Oct. 12, where professional pumpkin carvers are creating original art daily through Nov. 20.