• President Barack Obama

    Obama Praises Court Decision with health care law

    Declaring that the highest court in the land has now spoken, President Barack Obama vowed to press ahead with implementing the sweeping health care reform law whose constitutionality the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed on Thursday.
  • Azerbaijan

    Azerbaijan - A Repressive, Corrupt Country That The West Loves

    With all of its contradictions, Azerbaijan is a complex country to fully figure out: Its tangled friendships and autocratic policies are often puzzling as are its relations with the West. But its obsession with oil is as undiluted and unwavering as anything the country has ever done.
  • Yoweri Museveni, President of Uganda

    Oil, Corruption, And A 26-Year Regime: Uganda

    Hailed as an African reformer, Yoweri Museveni has now become an autocrat who bends the rules to stay in power and hands favors to his family. Nothing new for Africa, unfortunately -- but the exact opposite of what he himself once pledged.
  • Steve Doocy Offers No Apology For Misquoting Obama

    Steve Doocy, a Fox News commentator and co-anchor of the hit morning show FOX & Friends, is in hot water for misquoting President Barack Obama during a televised interview with Mitt Romney.
  • $1 Felony: Will Charges Be Dropped In Mark Abaire Soda Theft Case?

    Will charges be dropped in Mark Abaire's $1 felony case in which he is accused of stealing $1 worth of soda from a Florida McDonald's and now faces up to five years in prison if convicted of the charges?
  • Michelle Obama Prom Photo: First Lady Shows Off Leg

    Michelle Obama may be on the top of every fitness magazine's toned arm list, but back during her senior prom years before becoming First Lady, it was all about her gams. On Monday's episode of Ellen DeGeneres, Michelle Obama showed viewers via video chat her senior prom photo, where she donned an Angelina Jolie-style dress with a high slit that showed off her leg.
  • New York's Ground Zero workers reach deal on claims

    Thousands of workers who suffered health problems after the September 11 attacks in 2001 have reached a settlement worth up to $657.5 million with an insurer representing the city of New York, city officials and lawyers said on Thursday.
  • Tsunami alert in Chile following major 7.2 aftershock

    A tsunami alert has been announced Thursday for Chile's fourth and tenth regions following a magnitude 7.2 aftershock this morning.
  • Chile hit with 7.2 magnitude aftershock

    A 7.2 magnitude aftershock struck near Chile's capital Santiago on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
  • Tax soda, pizza to cut obesity, researchers say

    U.S. researchers estimate that an 18 percent tax on pizza and soda can push down U.S. adults' calorie intake enough to lower their average weight by 5 pounds (2 kg) per year.
  • After huge Chile quake, big aftershocks

    Chile's huge earthquake on Saturday morning was followed by big aftershocks.
  • Hawaii evacuating 100,000 residents

    Hawaiian authorities sounded alarms across the island on early Saturday morning, and are evacuating 100,000 residents and tourists.
  • Hawaii civil defense outlines tsunami preparation steps

    The Civil Defense in Hawaii has urged all residents to prepare for a possible tsunami on Saturday, following a massive 8.8 magnitude earthquake off Chile which sent waves across the Pacific Ocean.
  • Hawaii under tsunami warning following Chile earthquake

    Hawaii announced a tsunami warning on Saturday , after a massive earthquake off Chile sent waves across the Pacific Ocean.
  • Tsunami alert lifted after strong quake off Japan

    A Tsunami warning was cancelled early Saturday after a strong 7.0 earthquake hit off the coast of southern Japan.
  • New York snow storm shuts down power, schools

    A second major snow storm struck the Northeast, leaving at least 700,000 homes and businesses without power, and all New York City public schools closed for the day.
  • Dubai Mall partly evacuated after aquarium leak

    Dubai Mall, one of the world's largest shopping centers and a symbol of Dubai's grandeur, was partly closed on Thursday after an aquarium containing thousands of fish and other sea animals started leaking, police and witnesses said.
  • Love hormone may help autism symptoms

    A hormone thought to encourage bonding between mothers and their babies may foster social behavior in some adults with autism, French researchers said on Monday.
  • Brussels train crash leaves 18 dead and 125 injured

    Two Belgian trains, carrying a combined 300 passengers, were involved in a head-on collision today.
  • Study shows why it is so scary to lose money

    People are afraid to lose money and an unusual study released on Monday explains why -- the brain's fear center controls the response to a gamble.