North Carolina's Republican House could have put the gay-marriage ban on the November ballot, when it might have boosted the vote for President Obama's Republican challenger. Instead, the House scheduled it for May.
Texas wildfires are forcing Gov. Rick Perry to walk a philosophical tightrope. A strong advocate for a smaller federal government, he's chiding the Obama administration for not helping more during the Texas wildfires.
Hurricane Irene, with winds of 120 m.p.h., is now on a track to make landfall in North Caroline, then move toward New York and New Engalnd.
Hurricane Irene now has winds in excess of 111 m.p.h. over the Bahamas. Will it get to Category 4 before reaching the East Coast?
Two Democratic state senators kept their seats in Tuesday's Wisconsin recall election. Republicans still hold the legislature, but less comfortably. They are now more likely to tailor policy to independent voters, say analysts.
Wisconsin will hold its final two recall elections Tuesday amid signs that the bellwether state might be swinging back left after jumping on the tea party bandwagon in 2010.
Antiques Roadshow made one man very happy this weekend by informing him that his rhinoceros horn cups were worth a lot more than he ever imagined.
Summertime traditionally is the time to eat fried foods. But why does something that tastes so good have to be so bad for you? Pictured is a deep fried Snickers bar at the Florida State Fair in Tampa, Fla.
Former Sen. John Edwards poses in his North Moore High School Mustangs varsity football team uniform during his senior year in Robbins, N.C., in 1970.