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House mixes messages on Libya

House mixes messages on Libya

The House is sending mixed signals on President Barack Obama‘s military action against Libya, voting to prohibit weapons and training to rebels looking to oust Moammar Gadhafi but stopping short…

Obama plans new rules on gun safety

Obama plans new rules on gun safety

Six months after Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was shot, the White House is preparing to propose some new steps on gun safety, though they’re likely to fall short of the bold…

Obama hosts debt talks

Obama hosts debt talks

President Barack Obama is having friend and foe alike come to the White House to talk about cutting the budget deficit, with less than four weeks to avert a first-ever…

Medicaid makes difference

Signing up for Medicaid could improve your overall health and financial security, says a surprising new study that offers clues on how President Barack Obama‘s health care overhaul might affect…

FBI joins Arlington probe

FBI joins Arlington probe

The FBI has joined Army agents investigating possible criminal practices at Arlington National Cemetery that may have surrounded the burial of eight sets of cremated human remains found in urns…

Obama wins one on Libya

Obama wins one on Libya

In a victory for President Barack Obama, a Senate panel voted Tuesday to approve U.S. participation in the military campaign against Libya and Moammar Gadhafi‘s forces. The 14-5 vote in…

More flubs from Bachmann

More flubs from Bachmann

Michele Bachmann’s claim that she has “never gotten a penny” from a family farm that’s been subsidized by the government is at odds with her financial disclosure statements. They show…

Blogo convicted of corruption

Blogo convicted of corruption

Rod Blagojevich, who won two terms as Illinois governor before scandal made him a national punch line, was convicted Monday of a wide range of corruption charges, including trying to…

Supremes look at TV nudes

The Supreme Court has added a couple of high-profile constitutional challenges to its lineup of cases for next term: One looking at governmental regulation of television content and the other…

Bachmann plunges into race

Bachmann plunges into race

Michele Bachmann, a Minnesota congresswoman with deep tea party appeal, was ready Monday to officially plow into the Republican presidential primary with a conservative and often freewheeling message honed to…