Nikki Haley, an Indian-American woman, and Tim Scott, a black man, look positioned to win their respective races Tuesday in GOP runoffs in South Carolina. Their rise is a window into a changing state.
06/22/2010 06:35 pm
Car dealerships are exempt from federal regulation in the House financial reform bill. A House ethics committee is probing eight congressmen for fundraising events and campaign contributions shortly before the vote.
06/18/2010 02:26 pm
Ronnie Lee Gardner, who is scheduled to be executed by firing squad in Utah just past midnight local time Friday, raises questions about the relative humaneness of methods of execution.
06/17/2010 09:18 pm
An unruly mob of concertgoers throwing bottles caused an outdoor concert by the groups Hanson and Drake to be canceled in New York on Tuesday.
06/16/2010 10:52 am
In South Carolina, black Republican Tim Scott is taking on one-time segregationist Strom Thurmond's son in a race for the US House GOP nomination that explodes Southern stereotypes.
06/15/2010 05:28 pm
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Emmy-winning actress Rue McClanahan brought the saucy Southern belle Blanche Devereaux to life on the hit TV series 'The Golden Girls.'
06/03/2010 01:23 pm
A bill in the House of Representatives would change the 14th amendment to the US Constitution that grants anyone who is born on US soil the right of American citizenship. Efforts to revoke birthright citizenship could make it the new flashpoint in the debate over immigration.
06/02/2010 06:57 pm
The FBI has dubbed the elusive bank robber, who is described as bald, heavyset, and between 50 and 60 years old, as the 'Granddad Bandit' and is offering a $10,000 reward for a tip leading to his arrest and conviction.
06/02/2010 04:50 pm
States are submitting their applications for Round 2 of the Obama administration's $4.3 billion Race to the Top program. States are undertaking major education reform to qualify.
06/01/2010 05:23 pm