Odd politics as Obama, Christie tour storm damage
Here’s an image few expected to see six days before Election Day: President Obama and New Jersey’s Chris Christie — a Republican and ardent Romney supporter — walking together in a show of unity.
Governors punt on health care until after election
Millions of uninsured Americans may have to wait until after Election Day to find out if and how they can get coverage through President Barack Obama’s signature health care law.
Ousted Patriarch Behind Locked Doors in Jerusalem
Six years ago, Irineos was the patriarch of the Greek Orthodox Church of Jerusalem with 100,000 followers. Today, he sits behind locked doors in the Old City, claiming to be jailed by his successor.
Bomb rocks Jerusalem bus stop, killing woman
A bomb struck a crowded bus stop in central Jerusalem Wednesday, killing one and wounding more than 20 others in what authorities said was the first major Palestinian militant attack in the city in several years.
Pressure mounting on RomneyLess than 36 hours separate Romney from what is supposed to be his campaign coup de grâce: the New Hampshire primary. But with pitfalls presenting themselves in every direction, the pressure on the front-runner is rapidly intensifying.
UN Ambassador Rice: Libya attack was spontaneous
A deadly assault on a U.S. Consulate in Libya was a spontaneous reaction to an anti-Muslim video, the U.N. ambassador said Sunday, even as Libya’s president insisted attackers spent months carefully choosing their date — the anniversary of 9/11.
Candidates forge path around Citizens United It’s been two years since the Supreme Court decision that candidates from both parties say has robbed them of control of their own races. But in one closely watched contest, two rivals have banded together to take back control.
White House Campaign stop: Israel
For Republicans considering taking the presidential plunge, a conspicuous jaunt to the Jewish state boosts foreign policy credentials, shores up Jewish and Christian support, and appeals to the conservative base in one fell swoop.
House moves to quash Obama coal rule ahead of election
House Republicans voted to cramp President Obama’s environmental policies in favor of increased coal production, delivering a parting jab on a key campaign issue before returning home for the final weeks of the election.
'Jersey Shore' cast: 4th season most dramatic yet
It was a mix of chaos and cross-talk, lipstick and hairspray Thursday as the cast of MTV’s “Jersey Shore” converged on the Seaside Heights house that has become synonymous with beachside debauchery.
Israel's religious gays battle for acceptance
A once unimaginable movement is emerging from within Israel’s insular Orthodox Jewish community: homosexuals demanding to be accepted and embraced, no matter what the Bible says.
Tough choices for law schools amid jobs crisis
A few months after finishing college, Angela Achen sat in a hospital waiting room and took stock of her assets: A degree in art history, a knack for women’s studies and almost no marketable job skills.