Congress

Obama calls retiring Giffords an 'inspiration'

President Barack Obama is praising Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords as an "inspiration"…

Obama outlines plan to bolster tourism

President Barack Obama is citing his work to bolster tourism in the…

Paul says his campaign's momentum will continue

Brushing off his poor last place finish in the South Carolina primary…

Santorum says he's pressing on to Florida

Vowing to go forward, Republican Rick Santorum cast his disappointing third-place finish…

South Carolina GOP primary races to dramatic close

Republicans Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich are not ceding one inch of…

US to keep 11 aircraft carriers to show sea power

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta says the U.S. is committed to maintaining a…

Danes wins pudding pot from Harvard drama group

Golden Globe winner Claire Danes will be picking up a pudding pot…

Ex-New England Conservatory conductor apologizes

The director and conductor of the nation's oldest independent music school is…

Multistate personhood push kindles abortion debate

In poll after poll, Americans say the economy is the paramount issue…

Wealthy hit the skids in Sundance doc 'Versailles'

Lauren Greenfield's Sundance Film Festival entry "The Queen of Versailles" tells the…

Obama pitches tourism, campaign on East coast

From the Magic Kingdom to the Apollo Theater, President Barack Obama on…

Courtesy photoFruit-flavored: A U.S. customs agent discovered deer skulls hidden in bags of fruit peels.

Animal skulls discovered being smuggled through SFO

An unusual — and illegal — shipment of six animal skulls was…

Courtesy photoFruit-flavored: A U.S. customs agent discovered deer skulls hidden in bags of fruit peels.

Giffords at vigil to honor those killed 1 year ago

U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is attending a candlelight vigil in Tucson to…

Hundreds gather at service to recall Tucson attack

Hundreds of people gathered at the University of Arizona for speeches in…

Dual debates a chance to throw Romney off stride

Republican rivals for the presidential nomination have a chance to knock front-runner…

AP file photoGabrielle Giffords

Injured Congresswoman will soon face decision about future

The signals are strong. One year after being shot in the head,…

AP file photoGabrielle Giffords

Romney sidesteps tax dispute; Gingrich dives in

Mitt Romney refused to be pinned down Wednesday on how Congress should…

Criticism of NBA squashing Paul trade pouring in

NBA teams went back to work Friday, which for Chris Paul meant…

Welcome back! A wild NBA day of personnel moves

The NBA's amnesty era is under way. Taking advantage of the league's…

Blagojevich tells judge he's sorry for crimes

In a last plea for mercy, Rod Blagojevich tried a tactic he…