- BREAKING: Obama In Afghanistan To Sign 'Strategic Partnership' Agreement With Karzai
May 01 2012 3:36 PM
President Barack Obama will address the nation at 7:30 p.m. EDT to announce an agreement with Afghan President Hamid Karzai on the role of U.S. troops in Afghanistan.
- Texas Gets Judge's OK To Defund Planned Parenthood After Hit With Injunction
May 01 2012 3:01 PM
On the same day a federal judge blocked Texas from removing Planned Parenthood from a state program for advocating abortion services, an appeals judge allowed the state to move forward.
- Judge Rejects Dominique Strauss-Kahn's Absolute Immunity Claim In Civil Suit [READ DECISION]
May 01 2012 1:14 PM
Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former International Monetary Fund chief who faced sexual assault charges, failed to convince a New York judge that he has immunity from the civil suit against him from his accuser, Nafissatou Diallo.
- Betty White Makes Her Pick For Los Angeles-Area House Seat [VIDEO]
May 01 2012 11:16 AM
The 90-year-old Golden Girls actress endorsed California Rep. Howard Berman in his reelection fight against fellow Democrat, Rep. Brad Sherman.
- Texas Must Fund Planned Parenthood: US Judge
April 30 2012 6:30 PM
A federal judge Monday blocked a Texas law that booted Planned Parenthood from receiving state funding under a women's health program.
- Bill Clinton, Big Dog On The Campaign Trail, Gives Lift To Obama
April 30 2012 1:31 PM
Campaigning for President Barack Obama, former President Bill Clinton said the Obama administration was beating the clock on the U.S. economic recovery, and he rebuked Mitt Romney for pushing Bush-era policies on steroids.
- Justice Sotomayor Shows Concern For 'Ordinary People' In Supreme Court's Arizona Immigration Law Case
April 27 2012 3:22 PM
The first Hispanic on the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday on an Arizona immigration law critics say will lead to racial profiling of Latinos. She didn't lose the plainspoken, blunt tone she is known for.
- 'Enhanced Interrogation Techniques' Ineffective, Senate Investigation Finds
April 27 2012 11:44 AM
Reuters reported Friday a U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee investigation has concluded there is little evidence the CIA's torture methods produced counter-terrorism successes.
- Supreme Court Ruling On Arizona Immigration Law Would Not Be End Of Legal Battle
April 26 2012 4:09 PM
If the U.S. Supreme Court upholds part of the Arizona immigration enforcement law, it can still be struck down through lawsuits claiming civil rights violations after the law goes into effect.
- Supreme Court Liberals Raise Civil Rights Concerns Over Arizona Immigration Law
April 25 2012 7:52 PM
Liberal Justices Sonia Sotomayor and Stephen Breyer Wednesday were concerned with how Arizona's immigration enforcement law would operate on the ground.
- Obama Attorney?s Challenge to Arizona Immigration Law Baffles Justices
April 25 2012 6:27 PM
The U.S. Supreme Court Wednesday showed support for a key component of Arizona's immigration law that requires local police to check the immigration status of those suspected of being in the country illegally.
- Moody's Warns That Supreme Court Ruling Against Health Care Mandate Would Crush Hospitals
April 24 2012 4:53 PM
Hospitals would be crushed from the cost of caring for uninsured Americans if the U.S. Supreme Court overturns the health care reform mandate, which requires that most people obtain coverage, Moody's Investor Service said.
- If Supreme Court Won't Stop Arizona's Immigration Law, Congress Will: Sen. Chuck Schumer
April 24 2012 3:07 PM
Sen. Chuck Schumer said if the U.S. Supreme Court upholds the Arizona immigration law known as S.B. 1070, he will introduce a bill to let Congress block it.
- John Edwards Trial Begins; Ex-Senator Could Face 30 Years
April 23 2012 3:37 PM
John Edwards, a two-time White House aspirant, went on trial Monday on charges of soliciting money to cover up an affair in order to save his presidential campaign.
- Supreme Court Health Care Foes To Face Off On Immigration
April 23 2012 1:35 PM
Solicitor General Donald Verrilli and top Republican lawyer Paul Clement will battle at the U.S. Supreme Court again this week when the justices hear a case over Arizona's strict immigration law.
- Mitt Romney Becomes GOP Standard-Bearer, With Speech Ripping Barack Obama
April 20 2012 6:20 PM
Mitt Romney, the newly minted presumptive GOP presidential nominee, sought to rally Republican Party officials around his campaign Friday with a speech tearing into President Barack Obama and his economic record.
- SEC Accuses British Twins Of Running 'Stock Picking Robot' Scam
April 20 2012 12:50 PM
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission accused two 20-year-old British twins of getting investors to pay for stock tips produced from phony robot software.
- Pelosi Slams GOP's 'Newfound Support' Of Supreme Court Power
April 19 2012 5:58 PM
It is interesting now to see Republicans' newfound support of judicial review after the passage of health reform under a Democratic president, said U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi.
- Marco Rubio Pushes Republican DREAM Act Amid Romney's Latino Outreach
April 19 2012 2:29 PM
Sen. Marco Rubio said Thursday his proposal for a Republican version of the Democrats' DREAM Act for some immigrants would avoid criticism from conservatives opposed to amnesty.
- Janet Jackson's 'Wardrobe Malfunction' May Head To Supreme Court
April 18 2012 4:06 PM
The Obama administration's Supreme Court attorney asked the justices to review the Federal Communications Commission's $550,000 fine against CBS for airing the infamous Janet Jackson wardrobe malfunction during the 2004 Super Bowl.