- Christmas, by Congress: Members mull a 15-cent tax on trees
- U.S. unemployment falls to five-year low of 7 percent; 203K jobs added
- World mourns Nelson Mandela and celebrates his life; burial set for Dec. 15
- Bill O’Reilly reminds: Nelson Mandela ‘was a communist’
- John Boehner says GOP should support gay candidates: ‘I do’
- Grass-Whopper: Pan-fried cricket burgers go over big in New York City
- CDC sees measles spike and ‘failure to vaccinate’
- Ex-Secret Service agent seeking Md. seat: Everyone’s a ‘de facto criminal’ now
- New prosthetic hand technology lets amputees feel again
- Child killed, 4 injured in Idaho elementary school bus crash
New Year's Day
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New Kids on the Block and Backstreet Boys are bringing their '90s boy-band magic to Dick Clark's annual New Year's Eve TV special.
Staving off the largest tax increase in history, lawmakers Friday morning passed President Obama's tax-cut deal with Republicans through the House after fending off a last-minute effort to increase the estate tax beyond what was proposed.
Senate Democrats conceded defeat Thursday and pulled their $1.1 trillion spending bill loaded with earmarks from the chamber floor, stymied by Republicans who unified to block the massive bill in the final days of a contentious session of Congress.
A Russian judge on Wednesday postponed the long-awaited verdict in the second trial of jailed oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky, a case that has come to define Russia under Vladimir Putin.
Ladies of the prestigious Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra modeled chic new concert attire Wednesday _ pinstriped pants and a long black blazer over a white blouse and gray gilet.
For four years, Penn State offensive lineman Stefen Wisniewski has been asked questions about his coach's future. When will he step down? When will his last game be? The list goes on.
You know it's New Year's Eve when the Snooki drops _ or at least you will this year.
In a holiday television tradition that has taken its place alongside Charlie Brown, Rudolph and the Grinch, the world's automakers are flooding the airwaves once again with commercials urging a high-dollar gift splurge from husband to wife — a shiny new car topped by a huge red bow on Christmas morning.
Michigan athletic director Dave Brandon says he is very comfortable waiting until after the bowl season to evaluate his coaches.