Posted: 12/02/2009 - Lawmakers will use two days of high-profile hearings on the war, beginning Wednesday, to express their misgivings about President Obama's Afghanistan Plan, which calls for a quick infusion of troops through July 2011, when the U.S. will begin to withdraw its forces.
Posted: 12/01/2009 - General Motors' CEO Frederick "Fritz" Henderson will step down after eight turbulent months as head of the largest U.S. automaker, people familiar with the matter say.
Posted: 12/01/2009 - The man who got into a White House dinner without an invitation denied Tuesday that he and his wife were gatecrashers.
Updated: 12/01/2009 - Sheriff's spokesman says Seattle police have fatally shot suspect in officer shooting.
Posted: 11/30/2009 - Police say charges will be filed against several bouncers at an Atlantic City, N.J., nightclub co-owned by hip-hop star Jay Z following the videotaped beating of two club patrons early Saturday.
Posted: 11/30/2009 - Senate Democrats face deep divisions within their ranks as they begin debate Monday on President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, with the recent all-hands-on-deck coalition frayed over abortion and the option of government-run insurance.
Posted: 11/30/2009 - Serena Williams was fined a record $82,500 for her U.S. Open tirade and could be suspended from that tournament if she has another "major offense" at any Grand Slam in the next two years.
Posted: 11/30/2009 - A motorized bar stool that got an Ohio man arrested for drunken driving goes up for auction this week on eBay.
Posted: 11/30/2009 - Chelsea Clinton, the 29-year old daughter of former President Bill Clinton and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, has become engaged to her longtime boyfriend, investment banker Marc Mezvinsky.
Posted: 11/30/2009 - Residents of a Jacksonville, Fla., neighborhood were shocked when a neighbor was found dead in her home in October, surrounded by six feet of garbage.
Posted: 11/29/2009 - For the third time since his arrest in 2003, a court will hold a competency hearing for the man harged in the 2002 abduction of Elizabeth Smart.
Posted: 11/29/2009 - Turning on their TVs during the long holiday weekend, Iraqis have been greeted by a familiar if unexpected face from their brutal past: Saddam Hussein.
Posted: 11/29/2009 - A 12-hour manhunt ended Sunday with the arrest of a man wanted for questioning in a shooting that left three dead and one wounded in eastern Kansas.
Updated: 11/29/2009 - Tiger Woods canceled yet another meeting with state troopers but, for the first time, talked about his car crash on his Web site, saying it was his fault, that his wife acted courageously and that remaining details were private.
Updated: 11/30/2009 - A heavily armed SWAT team stormed a Seattle home Monday where they thought they had cornered the suspect in the slaying of four police officers at a coffee shop, only to find out that he was not in the house and still on the loose.
Updated: 11/27/2009 - Space shuttle Atlantis and its seven astronauts returned to Earth with a smooth touchdown Friday to end an 11-day flight that resupplied the International Space Station.
Posted: 11/27/2009 - Black Friday underway across the nation, as shoppers are already crowding stores and malls in the wee hours, some after spending the night waiting in line, to grab early morning deals and hard-to-find items.
Updated: 11/27/2009 - Giant balloons, floats, marching bands and clowns with confetti brought smiles to hundreds of thousands of revelers eager to catch a glimpse of a parade as steeped in Thanksgiving Day tradition as turkey and pumpkin pie.
Posted: 11/25/2009 - The Obama family is passing out turkeys, stuffing and other Thanksgiving favorites to people at a food pantry organization.
Posted: 11/25/2009 - China has detected eight cases of swine flu mutation, a health official said Wednesday, amid longstanding concerns among scientists that the virus could change into a more dangerous form.
Updated: 11/26/2009 - Got a Toyota? There may be good news stemming from some past troubles. Toyota Motor Corp. will replace gas pedals on 3.8 million recalled vehicles in the United States to address problems with sudden acceleration or the pedal becoming stuck in the floor mat.
Posted: 11/24/2009 - The Federal Reserve expects the unfolding recovery will be gradual, as modest growth keeps the nation's unemployment rate elevated over the next several years, according to a new forecast.