By a 60-38 vote to avoid a filibuster, the financial regulatory reform bill passed a key hurdle in the Senate today and is on track for final Congressional approval.
BP is scheduled to the test the tightness of a new cap on the sunken Deepwater Horizon oil rig today.
A primary Tea Party spokesman dubbed the NAACP as racist.
The number of U.S. homes taken back by banks through foreclosure hit a record high in the second quarter.
Apple may issue a recall of its iPhone 4 amid mounting criticism.
In a tremendous display of faith, the family of legendary slain Iowa high school football coach Ed Thomas accepted an award at the ESPN-sponsored ESPYs for courage.
Sex ed requirements in Helena, Mont., have created a national stir.
Debate is raging over a proposed mosque near Ground Zero.
Rory McIroy is the early leader at the British Open. Tiger Woods is four strokes off the lead after the first round.