The expanded use of full body scanners at US airports raises familiar privacy concerns, but also questions about cost and efficiency.
Appearing stiff but sincere, golfing great Tiger Woods apologizes to the world, and his family, for his ‘irresponsible and selfish behavior.’
Dog owners can spend more than $1 million to get results at the Westminster dog show. The returns don't show on a balance sheet.
Republican lawmakers usually back tax cuts for businesses, but the $33 billion price tag of Obama's proposal may deter those who are more worried about runaway deficits.
Christmas displays have been a big part of the culture wars for years, and 2009 is no different. Hot spots include Sonoma County in California, where angel and star ornaments in government buildings caused controversy.
Obama's job approval rating slides to record low 47 percent, Gallup poll finds. Sarah Palin, the 2008 Republican vice-presidential candidate, recovers some of her popularity, CNN poll shows.
Obama has a fair amount of public support for the war in Afghanistan. But given palpable public war weariness after eight years, that could quickly erode if things do not go well.