February 2, 2013 The vice president says if Iranian leaders are serious and have an agenda for discussion, the U.S. is open to direct negotiations on Iran's nuclear program.
February 2, 2013 The president sparked controversy last week when he told The New Republic he does skeet shooting "all the time." In response, the White House released a picture of Obama shooting skeet last August at Camp David.
February 2, 2013 The U.S. Geological Survey reports the tremor's magnitude was 6.9 and was centered very deep in the earth.
February 2, 2013 It's a tradition that goes back to 1887, and while he's not always correct, the Punxsutawney, Pa., groundhog has a massive following who watch his every move on Groundhog Day.
February 2, 2013 Francois Hollande visits the northern city of Timbuktu six days after French and Malian troops liberate it; he says France is prepared to hand over command of the battle against Islamists in Mali to an African-led military force.
February 2, 2013 In Cairo you can get just about anything delivered at almost any hour of the night. Have the flu? You can order vitamin C and meds from the pharmacy at 2 a.m. One deliveryman has been dodging tear gas and clashes to get Lebanese takeout to people's doors.
February 2, 2013 KAJXA small-town library in Colorado is lending more than just books. Patrons can now check out seeds and farm them. After the crops are harvested, the patrons return the seeds from the best fruits and vegetables so the library can lend them out to others.
February 2, 2013 Though many of the immigrants entering the U.S. are from Mexico, others come from Central America, China, the Philippines and India. And while many do enter the country illegally, as many as 40 percent have simply overstayed their visas.
February 2, 2013 It's been more than three months since Hurricane Sandy crashed ashore, and many family-owned businesses in New York and New Jersey are still struggling to get back on their feet. One of those businesses is Totonno's, where generations of pizza lovers have gone for a slice of American culture.
February 2, 2013 The Superdome has hosted heavyweight fights, papal visits and — after this weekend — seven Super Bowls, an NFL record. But no event looms larger in the stadium's history than Hurricane Katrina, the 2005 storm that turned the stadium into a teeming shelter of last resort and left it nearly ruined.
February 2, 2013 Armed with rocket-propelled grenades and automatic weapons, militants attacked an army camp in Northwestern Pakistan early Saturday.
February 1, 2013 Drug-resistant tuberculosis is on the rise worldwide, but identifying the disease has been difficult and time-consuming. Touted as a "game changer" in the fight against TB, a new tool cuts diagnostic times from weeks to hours and doesn't require a lab.
February 1, 2013 Barney spent all eight years of George W. Bush's presidency in the White House. His owner described him as a "faithful friend" who never talked about politics.
February 1, 2013 The organization's decision to revisit its national ban on openly gay members and leaders next week comes at a time of increased opposition from local scouting groups, a steady decline in membership, and a loss of financial support.