President Barack Obama won't be using 'zingers' against Mitt Romney when they clash Wednesday in their first face-to-face debate, a campaign spokeswoman said Sunday. And while beer has featured prominently in recent campaign swings, Obama will be sure to reach out to soda-drinkers, too. "This will be a very large audience," Jen [...]
Lee Boyd Malvo, who was convicted along with John Allen Muhammad in the 2002 D.C. sniper shootings that left 10 dead and three wounded, says he remembers the killings vividly but can't explain why he did what he did. "I was a monster," Malvo told the Washington Post in a recent interview from a Virginia [...]
Paul Ryan says "it would take me too long to go through all the math" involved in the tax plan he and Mitt Romney are proposing. The Republican vice presidential nominee said on "Fox News Sunday" that their plan--a 20 percent across-the-board income tax cut--would focus on deductions and closing tax loopholes for the rich, [...]
Looking to his first face-to-face clash with Mitt Romney, President Barack Obama told a cheering crowd of supporters in Las Vegas on Sunday that his Republican foe was "a good debater" while he himself was "just ok." The Democrat, addressing a crowd of 11,200 packed onto the soccer field of Desert Pines High School, said [...]
A 25-year-old man initially arrested Sunday on an assault charge after Lindsay Lohan claimed he grabbed her in her New York hotel room in an argument over cellphone images was freed hours later and his arrest voided when the charge could not be substantiated, law enforcement officials said.
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa on Sunday called "Carmageddon II," the sequel to last year's shutdown of one of the nation's busiest freeways, a success and thanked drivers for staying off the road and keeping the weekend traffic unusually light.
A weakening tropical storm was speeding out of Japan on Monday after bringing gale-strength winds to Tokyo and injuring dozens of people, causing blackouts and paralyzing traffic to the south and west of the capital.
The killing of an American serviceman in an exchange of fire with allied Afghan soldiers pushed U.S. military deaths in the war to 2,000, a cold reminder of the perils that remain after an 11-year conflict that now garners little public interest at home.
Plans to use an array of powerful air cannons in an undersea seismic study near a Central California nuclear power plant have federal and state officials juggling concerns over marine life with public safety.
As the clock ticks toward the first presidential debate Wednesday, the Romney and Obama camps are maneuvering for position, framing the event to best advantage, hearing (but not necessarily taking) the advice of pundits,
While both Democrats and Republicans have downplayed the importance of the first presidential debate in recent days, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie raised the stakes on Sunday, predicting this week's duel in Denver will be a game changer for Mitt Romney. "Wednesday night's the restart of this campaign," Christie told David Gregory on NBC's "Meet [...]
Vermont man recreates Willie Mays' catch with lawn art Sun,30 Sep 2012 03:52 PM PDT Every September for the last few years, drivers along a stretch of road in northern Vermont are greeted with some unusual lawn art commemorating what many consider to be one of the greatest defensive plays in baseball history: Willie Mays' over-the-shoulder catch in Game 1 of the 1954 World Series. Large wooden cutouts featuring paintings [...] Full Story
OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada, which allowed Guantanamo detainee Omar Khadr to be transferred to a prison in his homeland months earlier than expected, did so after pressure from the United States, Foreign Minister John Baird said on Sunday. Baird declined to comment on reports an angry Washington had insisted on Khadr's quick return after someone in Canada leaked a secret U.S. report on him. Khadr, 26, the youngest prisoner and last Westerner held in the Guantanamo military base, was sent back to Canada on Saturday to finish his sentence. ...