Hurricane Alex has been downgraded to a tropical storm, but it still leaves flooding threats and damage in its wake.
House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio) stirs controversy by suggesting the retirement age should be raised to 70 to help curb deficit spending on entitlements.
A class-action lawsuit has been filed against Apple and AT&T over issues surrounding the new iPhone 4.
Christopher Hitchens, the provocateur and author who has raised the ire of Christians over the year with his atheism, is cutting short his current book tour because of impending cancer treatments. Hitchens is a long-time smoker.
The most anticipated NBA free agency period in years began today. Of course, the big question is where will LeBron James end up?