December 10, 2012 After President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner's face-to-face meeting, there's talk about an agreement soon being struck. But every such analysis also comes with many caveats.
December 6, 2012 Prime Minister Julia Gillard helped a radio show plug its "end of the world" special by solemnly saying that the Mayans were right. Oh, those wacky Aussies. See the video.
December 6, 2012 He's one of the most consistently conservative voices in Congress and a favorite of Tea Party activists across the nation. DeMint says he's "not leaving the fight." No organization, he says, is better equipped to push conservative principles than Heritage, a Washington-based think tank.
December 6, 2012 The anti-virus software pioneer is wanted for questioning in a murder. He says he's innocent and is trying to avoid being sent back to Belize, where the murder occurred. Remarkably, he's being allowed to blog from his jail cell.
December 6, 2012 The pace of claims for unemployment insurance has settled back into its pre-Superstorm Sandy range. But on Friday, economists expect to hear that relatively few jobs were added to payrolls in November.
December 6, 2012 The 81-year-old former senator busts some moves (sort of) in a video that tells young people to press their elders for a solutions to the nation's debt and deficit problems.
December 6, 2012 The pregnant duchess, who was being treated for acute morning sickness, nodded yes when asked if she's feeling better. Meanwhile, the Australian DJs who punk'd her hospital are apologizing for impersonating Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Charles.
December 6, 2012 The defense secretary says the U.S. intelligence community has information that raises "serious concerns" because it indicates the Assad regime is prepared to use chemical weapons in his fight against rebel forces.
December 6, 2012 More demonstrations — and likely more clashes — are expected, even as President Mohammed Morsi called for a Saturday meeting with opposition groups.
December 5, 2012 A nurse who certainly didn't seem suspicious rather cheerfully told the faux queen (and a fake Prince Charles) that the pregnant duchess is doing better. Kate is being treated for severe morning sickness. The hospital is apologizing for sharing the information.
December 5, 2012 Hoping to convince animal lovers that rescue dogs are as smart as any other pets, New Zealand's SPCA has been teaching three canines to do a bit of driving. See the video evidence.
December 5, 2012 Watch as the westbound side of the Blanchette Bridge connecting St. Louis and St. Charles goes down. The demolition is part of a $63 million rehabilitation project.
December 5, 2012 Banks have been under increasing pressure to cut costs and eliminate redundancies. The cuts will eliminate about 4 percent of Citi's workforce.
December 5, 2012 The horrifying image of a man's final moments before being hit by a subway train has sparked controversy. The Post has been criticized for publishing it. The photographer has been criticized for taking it. He's now talking about the effort he says he made to reach the victim.