Updated: 07/04/2010 - Hot dog!
Updated: 07/04/2010 - Hot dog!
Posted: 07/03/2010 - Vice President Joe Biden is in Baghdad for the Fourth of July weekend with U.S. troops as Iraqi leaders struggle to seat a new government.
Posted: 07/03/2010 - Iranian helicopters scattered flowers into the Persian Gulf waters on Saturday as family members and relatives remembered the 290 passengers killed when a U.S. warship shot down an Iranian airliner 22 years ago.
Posted: 07/01/2010 - Chelsea Clinton plans to tie the knot with fiance Marc Mezvinsky in the upstate New York village of Rhinebeck on July 31.
Posted: 07/01/2010 - The House has approved an $80 billion measure that would fund the war in Afghanistan and revive, at least for now, a few pieces of the faltering Democratic jobs agenda.
Updated: 07/01/2010 - Police in Portland, Ore. have explained why they reopened a nearly 4-year-old sexual assault investigation into Al Gore.
Posted: 07/01/2010 - Federal regulators said Wednesday they have found high levels of the toxic metal cadmium in trinkets that were distributed for free to children at some doctor and dentist offices over the past five years.
Updated: 07/01/2010 - About a quarter of the swine flu vaccine produced for the U.S. public has expired - meaning that a whopping 40 million doses worth about $260 million are being written off as trash.
Posted: 07/01/2010 - Toyota Motor Corp. said Thursday about 270,000 cars sold worldwide, including luxury Lexus sedans, have potentially faulty engines, in the latest quality issue to confront the Japanese automaker after a string of massive recalls.
Posted: 07/01/2010 - BP's massive oil spill became the largest ever in the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday based on the highest of the federal government's estimates, an ominous record that underscores the oil giant's dire need to halt the gusher.
Updated: 07/01/2010 - Nine people charged with operating as Russian spies entrenched in American suburbia awaited bail hearings Thursday, as authorities scoured the Meditteranean island nation of Cyprus for a defendant who posted bail and disappeared.
Posted: 07/01/2010 - Elena Kagan is speeding toward confirmation as the 112th Supreme Court justice.
Posted: 07/01/2010 - Mortgage rates have sunk to the lowest level in more than five decades, but consumers aren't rushing to refinance their loans or buy homes.
Posted: 07/01/2010 - The number of buyers who signed contracts to purchase homes tumbled in May, a sign the housing recovery can't survive without government incentives.
Posted: 07/01/2010 - More than 1.3 million laid-off workers won't get their unemployment benefits reinstated before Congress goes on a weeklong vacation for Independence Day.
Posted: 07/01/2010 - New Hampshire authorities have arrested a California man in the homicides of a New Hampshire family who died in an arson fire in 1989.
Updated: 07/01/2010 - Hurricane Alex ripped off roofs, caused severe flooding and forced thousands of people to flee coastal fishing villages before weakening to a tropical storm over northern Mexico.
Posted: 06/30/2010 - For the third time in as many weeks, Senate Republicans on Wednesday successfully filibustered a bill to continue providing unemployment checks to millions of people.
Posted: 06/30/2010 - Nearly two years after a Wall Street meltdown left the economy reeling, the House on Wednesday passed a massive overhaul of financial regulations that would extend the government's reach from storefront thrifts to the executive suites of Manhattan.
Updated: 06/30/2010 - Police said Wednesday they are reopening an investigation into a Portland massage therapist's allegations that former Vice President Al Gore groped her at an upscale hotel in 2006.
Posted: 06/30/2010 - Authorities found four bodies inside the wreckage of a small plane Wednesday on a rugged hillside in northwestern Montana.
Posted: 06/30/2010 - About 233,000 notebook computers, manufactured in China and the United States by Sony Electronics Inc. of San Diego, Calif., because they can overheat and pose a risk of burns.
Posted: 06/30/2010 - A black Harvard scholar and the white police sergeant who arrested him last July after a confrontation outside his home both missed opportunities to "ratchet down" the situation and end it more calmly, according to a review of the case released Wednesday.
Updated: 06/30/2010 - The Senate on Wednesday unanimously confirmed Gen. David Petraeus as the new commander of the Afghanistan war. The vote was 99-0.
Updated: 06/30/2010 - The Senate on Wednesday unanimously confirmed Gen. David Petraeus as the new commander of the Afghanistan war, and President Barack Obama swiftly issued a statement saying Petraeus had his "full confidence."