Ann Romney Discusses Husband Mitt, Their Vision For America During Rousing Republican National Convention SpeechAnn Romney, the wife of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, spoke Tuesday night about her husband, and their shared vision for the future of America during a personal, candid speech at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla.
- China estimates a total national investment of 372 billion USD to be spent in the next three and a half years on improving energy efficiency, strengthening pollution control and expanding recycling economy.
- As Hurricane Isaac makes its way onto the Louisiana coast and into New Orleans, President Barack Obama will reportedly make a live statement from the White House at 10 a.m. The address will broadcasted on all major TV news networks as well as live streamed via the White House website.
- A sign in front of Steven Showers' California home has made his home the topic of neighborly outrage. The 14-foot tall buzzing neon obelisk pleads for passersby to "Save the GOP." A relatively unthreatening sentiment, right? Except the rest of the glowing red and green text labels Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney a "racist."
- On the eve of his formal elevation as the Republican party's presidential candidate, Mitt Romney acknowledged that a steady barrage of criticism from the Obama campaign has taken its toll.
- Mitt Romney's official coronation as the Republican Party's presidential nominee will be delayed by Mother Nature, and it could be an obstacle for the big-picture goal of the Republican National Convention.
- Lubbock County Judge Tom Head became the talk of the Internet on Thursday, warning of a civil war if President Barack Obama is re-elected. But he isn't the only Texas official to have made an outrageous statement. President George W. Bush and Rick Perry are loaded with some of their own.
- Fox News revealed the name of a SEAL Team 6 member who had written a book about the killing of Osama bin Laden. "No Easy Day" was written under the pseudonym Mark Owen to protect the retired SEAL and his family.
- Using a model that incorporates state-level economic data, political scientists predict that Mitt Romney will notch a resounding 300 electoral votes -- far more than the 270 needed -- while capturing 52.9 percent of the popular vote.
- Puerto Ricans decide its future in November, weighing options that include remaining a U.S. territory or becoming a state. While some say Puerto Rican statehood is bad business for the U.S. others say the nation might be looking at the next swing state.
- Partnering with Rock The Vote, the developers of the smash-hit mobile game “Infinity Blade” have created “Vote!!!” which encourages players to choose either President Obama or rival candidate Mitt Romney and duke it out for the White House.
- Meles Zenawi's death has great implications not only for Ethiopia, but for Western diplomacy across the African continent.
- The only good thing to come out of Todd Akin's idiotic "legitimate rape" comments is a slew of great opinion pieces on the topic. Here's a guide to the best stories about this ongoing controversy.
- The themes of the Republican National Convention next week will be focusing on some of the economic and social problems Americans are facing under a Democratic White House.
- ABC has announced that it is matching "Jimmy Kimmel Live" up against NBC's Jay Leno and CBS's David Letterman. Kimmel will jump to the big stage, moving to 11:35 p.m. where he will be smack in the middle of the late-night lineup.
- While some may see the made-for-television national political conventions as a colossal waste of time and money, analysts have been busy crunching numbers to figure out which way these carefully choreographed productions will impact the stock market.
- The White House today said that the US would spring to action in Syria if Assad uses chemical weapons.
- Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney's newly appointed running mate, Paul Ryan, has become as well known for his six pack as for his political stances.
- Netanyahu is paying a visit to the U.N. General Assembly in New York next month where he will likely bump into U.S. President Barack Obama, or at least expect him to issue strong rebukes against Iran in his speech to the world.