A Westboro Baptist Church spokeswoman is expected to get air time on two radio talk shows in exchange for the called-off protests. Critics say the church will get more exposure that way, but one of the talk-show hosts says the deal was worth it.
The Arizona shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has resonated for many in Mexican states terrorized by drug gangs that often use weapons smuggled from the United States.
Jared Lee Loughner, the man accused of attempting to assassinate Gabrielle Giffords, makes his first appearance in federal court in Phoenix. A judge orders him held without bond.
Hundreds gather for a vigil at the Arizona Capitol in Phoenix on Jan. 8, for Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D) of Arizona. A man has been charged with trying to assassinate Representative Giffords in a shooting rampage that killed six people and wounded 14 others in Tucson on Jan. 8. Giffords is fighting for her life in a Tucson hospital.
Federal authorities also charged Jared Lee Loughner, the Arizona shooting suspect, with two counts of murder. President Obama calls for a moment of silence Monday at 11 a.m. EST.
Rick Scott (l.) takes the oath of office as Florida's 45th governor with wife Ann (c.) during inauguration ceremonies in Tallahassee, Fla., on Jan. 4.
Much of the controversial Arizona immigration law remains tied up in court, but a law banning ethnic studies in Arizona is set to take effect Saturday. A Tucson school district vows to fight it.
A study of 20 US cities shows that house prices fell in all 20 in October. Atlanta was hit the hardest. Overall, house prices fell by 1.3 percent in the month.
Blizzards like the storm that grounded most of British Airways' fleet are increasingly likely, say climate researchers. How will smart planners lessen the economic damage?