NFL commissioner Roger Goodell says Saint players Jonathan Vilma and Will Smith must sit out several games this season. But he reduced the penalties on former Saints Scott Fujita and Anthony Hargrove.
The Braves, Cardinals, Orioles and Rangers all have a one-game shot to continue playing meaningful baseball games this weekend.
In Wednesday's presidential debate, the GOP's Mitt Romney cited ill effects from $716 billion in cuts to Medicare contained in Obama's health-care reform law. Here's a look at what fact-checkers say.
The Monitor's Warren Richey was in Tampa, Fla., last week, cameras in hand, to capture the wacky theater that is a political convention. The GOP convention you saw on TV was the scripted version. There's oh so much more.
At the GOP convention, Mitt Romney needed to unify and fire up his supporters and attract undecided voters. The coming weeks will show if any needed 'bounce' in the polls endures.
Once upon a time, convention week was a chance for the opposing candidate to rest up. That began to change in 2008 – Obama and the Democrats are now running full tilt during the GOP convention.
Looking for in-depth analysis of the Paul Ryan budget plan? D.C. Decoder has compiled a list of excellent sources to help you sort out truth from fiction.
Charlie Crist, the former Republican governor of Florida who broke with his party, endorsed President Barack Obama's bid for reelection.
As in 2008, Republicans scramble to adjust speaking and travel schedules to cope with the hurricane. The vote to formally nominate Mitt Romney shifts to Tuesday – for now. Stay tuned.
Tropical Storm Isaac could become a hurricane by Thursday. Republican National Convention planners have prepped for a hurricane to hit next week in Tampa.