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U.S. foils new ‘underwear bomb’ plot by Al-Qaeda

U.S. foils new ‘underwear bomb’ plot by Al-Qaeda

The United States has foiled a plot by Al-Qaeda‘s branch in Yemen to blow up a US-bound passenger jet with a new take on the “underwear bomb” near the first…

McCain: 2012 GOP primary ‘the nastiest’ ever

McCain: 2012 GOP primary ‘the nastiest’ ever

The Republican campaign to choose a candidate to take on President Barack Obama in November is “the nastiest” ever, presidential campaign veteran John McCain said Sunday. McCain should know —…

Romney appears to have momentum going into Super Tuesday

Romney appears to have momentum going into Super Tuesday

Mitt Romney gained momentum on the eve of Super Tuesday as he sought a victory in Ohio that could potentially land a knockout blow on rival Rick Santorum in the…

Santorum tops Romney in latest nationwide poll

Santorum tops Romney in latest nationwide poll

White House hopeful Rick Santorum has opened an eight-point lead over presumptive frontrunner Mitt Romney among likely Republican voters nationwide, a new poll showed Sunday. Thirty-six percent of those surveyed…

Republicans cry ‘class warfare’ over Obama tax plan

Republicans cry ‘class warfare’ over Obama tax plan

Leading Republicans on Sunday spurned as “class warfare” an administration proposal dubbed “the Buffett rule” that would ensure millionaires are taxed at the same rate as the middle class. President…

CIA opens New York probe

CIA opens New York probe

The CIA has opened an internal investigation into whether the agency broke a ban against domestic spying in its work with New York City police, top officials said Tuesday. Newly…

Obama: Americans reject tea party ideas

Obama: Americans reject tea party ideas

President Barack Obama said the “vast majority” of Americans reject the ideas of archconservative Tea Party movement, in an interview broadcast Monday. “We’ve always had a anti-federal government bent in…

Tears unite Americans remembering 9/11

Tears unite Americans remembering 9/11

Tears flowed and bells tolled at Ground Zero as Americans marked the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks in a rare moment of unity for a country still shaken by…

Pilot was ready to ram plane

Pilot was ready to ram plane

An F-16 pilot who scrambled on 9/11 to prevent another attack on the US capital says she was prepared to ram her plane into a hijacked aircraft — as there…

Cheney suggests Hillary Clinton would be a better President than Obama

Cheney suggests Hillary Clinton would be a better President than Obama

Former vice president Dick Cheney Sunday praised Hillary Clinton as one of the more competent members of President Barack Obama‘s administration, saying it would be “interesting to speculate” on how…