October 9, 2013 Some say they like how the House speaker has stiffened his spine in his dealings with the White House and Senate Democrats. Others think he's boxed himself into a corner.
September 25, 2013 The Danish company that makes pentobarbital has refused to supply any more of the drug because the European Union opposes the death penalty.
June 22, 2013 The plane crashed and burned, but no spectators were injured during a low-altitude wing-walking stunt in Dayton, Ohio.
November 5, 2012 The superstorm began its destructive tour of the American mainland in Florida, and that's where the GOP presidential nominee needs to begin his march on election night. Other states in its path included North Carolina, Virginia and New Hampshire, states where Mitt Romney has a strong chance.
November 2, 2012 With the presidential election looking to be very close, the outcome could come down to relatively few votes in a battleground state. That has the political parties, state election offices and lawyers for the campaigns preparing a post-Tuesday strategy.
October 9, 2012 GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney showed his softer side and President Obama got to his points more quickly in Tuesday appearances on the campaign trail. Romney was in Iowa; Obama, in Ohio.