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Sarah Palin: A sex-crazed druggie with a thing for black lovers?

Sarah Palin: A sex-crazed druggie with a thing for black lovers?

An upcoming book about Sarah Palin portrays the tea party centerfold as anything but a family values soccer mom. Instead, a searing look at Palin by author Joe McGinniss discovered…

Rick Perry used perks of office to get rich

Rick Perry used perks of office to get rich

When it comes to presidential candidates, Texas Gov. Rick Perry is a man of modest means. Perry’s state salary peaked at $150,000 after two decades as a public official, and…

Political bickering dominates debt panel

Political bickering dominates debt panel

Digging in for a bruising struggle, Republicans on Congress’ powerful deficit-fighting “supercommittee” targeted Social Security and government health care spending Tuesday while Democrats pressed for higher tax revenue as part…

Poverty among Americans at all-time high

Poverty among Americans at all-time high

The ranks of America’s poor swelled to almost 1 in 6 people last year, reaching a new high as long-term unemployment left millions of Americans struggling and out of work.…

Cain tried to conceal gay advisor

Cain tried to conceal gay advisor

Facing concerns from supporters in Iowa, Herman Cain’s presidential campaign tried to conceal the role of a top adviser who had been ousted as leader of a gay pride group…

Poll shows deep divisions on gay marriage

Poll shows deep divisions on gay marriage

Barbara Von Aspern loves her daughter, “thinks the world” of the person her daughter intends to marry and believes the pair should have the same legal rights as anyone else.…

Health insurance mandate ruled unconstitutional

Health insurance mandate ruled unconstitutional

A federal judge in Pennsylvania said the insurance-buying mandate in President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul is unconstitutional, the latest ruling over an issue likely to be taken up by…

Obama’s approval falls in California

Obama’s approval falls in California

Concern about the economy has pushed President Barack Obama‘s approval rating below 50 percent in California, a state assumed to be an easy win for him in next year’s presidential…

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…

Americans feel safe in spite of Congress

Americans feel safe in spite of Congress

Congress may be in the doghouse with the American public, but the broader government — especially the military — gets high marks for keeping the nation safe and secure, a…