politics & society
In the wake of last week's deadly shooting at an Aurora, Colo., theater that left 12 dead and many wounded, firearm sales surged amidst fears of changes in gun control laws.
Mitt Romney is on his first international trip as presumptive Republican presidential nominee. As part of his trip, particularly in London, he's hosting fundraising dinners for Americans living abroad.
Mitt Romney is on tour. On Wednesday he arrived in London, where he'll watch the Olympic opening ceremony Friday before heading to Poland and Israel. The trip could provide a better glimpse into Romney's foreign policy platform.
Federal law enforcement officials based their newest program for fighting crime in U.S. cities on a strategy first used by the military in Iraq and Afganistan: the so-called "surge." They hope to overwhelm violent criminals.
In November, Minnesota voters will decide on a proposed constitutional amendment that reinforces the state's ban on same-sex marriage. The upcoming election has forced many Somali immigrants to come to terms with their beliefs on gay marriage, an issue many consider taboo.
The Republican party's largest financial backer, multi-billionaire Sheldon Adelson, is under federal and state investigation for his business practice in Macau. The investigation puts Mitt Romney in an awkward position.
When it comes to H1-B visas, the visas that are supposed to be reserved for bringing the world's best and brightest to the United States, to do jobs that would otherwise go undone, there may be a problems. Turns out, most of the H1-B visas go to companies that exist to take U.S. jobs and move them overseas.
Mitt Romney on Tuesday named the people who will advise his future running mate, but so far has declined to identify who will occupy the number two spot on the Republican ticket. Speculation is mounting that it could come as early as this week.
While Egypt's government is locked in a power struggle, the people just want government to work for them. New President Mohammed Morsi has invited them to bring their concerns to the government -- and they have.
Mitt Romney's history at Bain Capital has been at the center of the presidential campaign for more than a week. Romney's demand for an apology from President Barack Obama remains unanswered, and the president continues an unwavering attack on Romney's record there.