The House Agriculture Committee voted 25 to 20 to recommend legislation to the full House that would lift the Cuba travel ban as well as restrictions on exports of agricultural products.
Monday's confession from attempted Times Square bomber Faisal Shahzad has put the spotlight on the Pakistani Taliban's absence from the official US terrorist list.
Conspiracy theories abound after unknown Alvin Greene wins Democratic nomination for US Senate in South Carolina
Tea Party favorite Sharron Angle won the GOP primary Tuesday in Nevada's US Senate race. She'll face Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid in the fall.
Senator Lincoln wants to stop big banks' risky derivative trades from being subsidized by taxpayers. Here's how to keep her measure in the financial reform bill.
Blowout preventer. Cementing operations. Design flaws. Top executives from BP America, Halliburton, and Transocean testified Tuesday about possible causes of the BP oil spill.
As oil continues to spew into the Gulf of Mexico, the Obama administration moves to break up the agency tasked with both collecting royalties and policing Big Oil.
The Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion comes three weeks after the Obama administration proposed opening up parts of the Gulf for deepwater exploration. Two Democratic senators are raising broader safety concerns.
José Miguel Insulza was reelected secretary general of the Organization of American States (OAS) today. The former Chilean cabinet minister was the only candidate on the ballot, prompting many to ask: Why bother with the vote?
FOX News host Bill O'Reilly said Sarah Palin could be a good candidate for president before mocking Nancy Pelosi's IQ.