February 12, 2013 Judging from the people invited to sit with the first lady, the subjects the president will focus on include gun violence, the economy and the war in Afghanistan.
February 12, 2013 The nomination of Sen. Chuck Hagel as defense secretary has been the most contested of President Obama's picks so far.
February 12, 2013 The former vice president thinks the current president's national security team is "second rate." Cheney tells CBS that the president's policies are making the nation "vulnerable." But he thinks using drone strikes to kill suspected terrorists is "a good program."
February 12, 2013 The suspects, police say, "had it all wrong." They thought they were firing at rival gang members. Instead, they were shooting at teens who weren't associated with gangs. Hadiya Pendleton's death has gotten national attention. It happened a mile from President Obama's Chicago home.
February 12, 2013 In his State of the Union address Tuesday night, the president is expected to lay out some details about the reduction in troop numbers.
February 12, 2013 Analysts also say North Korea's claim that the device was smaller and lighter than ones it previously tested might be a sign it has moved closer to being able to fit a weapon on to a missile. Leaders around the world are condemning North Korea's actions.
February 11, 2013 The SETI Institute has a list of 12 choices and is collecting votes online. There's also a write-in ballot. Nemo isn't one of the nominees, but write-in candidates are being accepted. Or what about a write-in for Endor? Eyder? Maybe Korva?
February 11, 2013 Commissary privileges, family center programs, dependent I.D. cards, joint duty assignments and space-available travel on military aircraft are among the benefits that will become available.
February 11, 2013 During a firefight in Afghanistan, then-Staff Sgt. Clinton Romesha repeatedly put himself in harm's way. At one point, he played peek-a-boo with a sniper. But afterward, he spoke about the soldiers he wasn't able to save. Today at the White House, he got the highest award for valor in action.
February 11, 2013 The incident happened as Vice President Biden came to neighboring Philadelphia for a roundtable on gun violence.
February 11, 2013 "After having repeatedly examined my conscience before God, I have come to the certainty that my strengths, due to an advanced age, are no longer suited to an adequate exercise of the Petrine ministry," the 85-year-old pontiff says.
February 11, 2013 Also: Manhunt continues for ex-Los Angeles police officer suspected in three murders; Northeast and New England continue to dig out from weekend blizzard; Medal of Honor to be awarded at White House.