News that the leak has stopped, at least for now, prompts a national high-five, if not a whoop of joy. Eighty-eight days of Gulf oil spill minutiae may have dampened interest among the US public.
Coast Guard's Thad Allen says Friday through Saturday morning is a pivotal time for the top kill procedure, which aims to cap the well feeding the Gulf oil spill. President Obama, in Louisiana, says he is tripling the clean-up manpower in areas where oil is on shore.
The 'tea party' movement has driven out some GOP 'establishment' candidates. The big question is whether activists' picks can win in November, though that may not be what they care about most.
Although Sarah Palin wasn't there, Rep. Michele Bachmann got roars of approval in DC on Thursday
US District Judge Barbara Crabb ruled that the National Day of Prayer violates the First Amendment’s prohibition on government endorsement of religion.
Radar suggests large fireball from meteor shower landed in southwest corner of Wisconsin.
'In the Realm of the Buddha' offers a rare glimpse into Tibet's sacred art and reveals a history largely lost.
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Brett Favre was already the graybeard of the NFL. Now, his daughter Brittany Favre has given birth to a son, making him the league's only grandpa.
Readers write in about high-speed rail, illegal aliens, and guest workers.
The Baylor mascot jokes with fans before a second-round game against Florida State in the women's NCAA college basketball tournament March 26, 2013, in Waco, Texas. Baylor won 85-47.