Rep. Jesse L. Jackson Jr., who largely has avoided the public eye of late, said in a rare interview Saturday that he is a public servant, not a perfect one, and didn't rule out a future run at higher office.
November 1621: Governor Obama of Plymouth Colony prepares for the first Thanksgiving with his scribe, the boy Robert.
Jurors in the corruption trial of former Illinois Gov. Rod R. Blagojevich have reached agreement on just two of 24 counts against him, and haven't even begun discussing 11 of the counts.
Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Monday that tough economic times require that he shutter a major command that employs some 5,000 people around Norfolk, Va., and begin to eliminate other jobs throughout the military.