X Factor winner? The three finalists sang their original audition songs Wednesday. But Melanie Amaro was Simon Cowell's "winner" to take home the $5 million X Factor prize tonight.
Herman Cain's front-runner status makes him a target. Mitt Romney needs to win over more conservatives. Can Rick Perry rebound?
Hurricane Irene weakened to 110 m.p.h. winds, but Irene is expected to strengthen to a Category 3 hurricane again is it reaches North Carolina