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Governor’s race debate turns testy in Michigan

Governor’s race debate turns testy in Michigan

Republican Gov. Rick Snyder appealed for a second term during a debate Sunday by pointing to Michigan’s economic turnaround and Detroit’s progress toward emerging from bankruptcy, while Democratic challenger Mark…

Mechanical problem blamed for fatal hayride crash

Mechanical problem blamed for fatal hayride crash

A mechanical problem caused a Jeep towing a wagon full of passengers to careen down a steep hill and slam into a tree during a Halloween-themed hayride in the woods,…

Obama wraps up California campaign fundraising trip

Obama wraps up California campaign fundraising trip

President Barack Obama on Saturday wrapped up a week that saw him raise campaign money for Democrats on both coasts. Obama attended a “round table” discussion at the home of…

Second case of Ebola surfaces in America

Second case of Ebola surfaces in America

A Texas health care worker who was in full protective gear when they provided hospital care for an Ebola patient who later died has tested positive for the virus and…

Protests over fatal police shootings expand in St. Louis

Protests over fatal police shootings expand in St. Louis

Tense but peaceful protests over Michael Brown’s death and other fatal police shootings in Missouri and elsewhere stretched across the St. Louis region Friday as organizers urged hundreds of participants…

More legal battles continue over gay marriage

More legal battles continue over gay marriage

Minutes after a federal judge in Asheville struck down North Carolina’s ban on same-sex marriages, Amy Cantrell and Lauren White rushed out of a county office with their newly printed…

Details reveal White House’s Whitewater defense

Details reveal White House’s Whitewater defense

The White House made a public push to defend President Bill Clinton during a series of investigations related to the Whitewater real estate deal to his affair with intern Monica…

More fallout from John Walsh’s plagiarism?

More fallout from John Walsh’s plagiarism?

Sen. John Walsh’s name has been removed from the U.S. Army War College’s academic rolls and grinded from a plaque listing the members of the graduating class of 2007 after…

Judge puts a stop to voter ID laws in Texas, Wisconsin

Judge puts a stop to voter ID laws in Texas, Wisconsin

A federal judge likened Texas’ strict voter ID requirement to a poll tax deliberately meant to suppress minority voter turnout and struck it down less than a month before Election…

More protests in St. Louis over police shooting of young black

More protests in St. Louis over police shooting of young black

Protesters angered by the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by police faced off with officers in south St. Louis for a second night as accusations of racial profiling prompted…