President Barack Obama intends to nominate Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., as ambassador to China, Democratic officials said Wednesday, turning to a lawmaker well-versed in trade issues to fill one of the nation's most sensitive diplomatic posts. If confirmed by the Senate, Baucus would replace Ambassador Gary Locke, who announced last ...
Here's the latest news for Wednesday, Dec. 18th: Mega Millions winner from Georgia identified; Harvard bomb hoax suspect in court; Diplomat's arrest sparks outrage in India; Festive penguins parade in South Korea.
The Federal Reserve has decided to reduce its stimulus for the U.S. economy because the job market has shown steady improvement. (Dec. 18)
NASA has ordered up a series of urgent spacewalks to fix a broken cooling line at the International Space Station, a massive repair job that could stretch to Christmas Day. Two American astronauts will make the two to three spacewalks. (Dec...
Congress is sending President Barack Obama bipartisan legislation scaling back across-the-board spending cuts on programs ranging from the Pentagon to the national park system. The final vote on the measure was 64-36 today in the Senate. (D...
With the awards circuit completed, Coach Gus Malzahn and the No. 2 Auburn Tigers can focus on preparing for the national championship game against No. 1 Florida State. (Dec. 18)
The Federal Reserve has decided to reduce its stimulus for the U.S. economy because the job market has shown steady improvement. The Fed will trim its $85 billion a month in bond purchases by $10 billion starting in January. (Dec. 18)
As Britain gets ready for Prince George's first Christmas, a child psychologist shares some helpful tips for picking out the best Christmas gifts for a young prince or princess. (Dec. 18)
Lottery officials say a Georgia woman has one of the two winning tickets to the $636 million Mega Millions jackpot, the second-largest in U.S. history. (Dec. 18)
President Barack Obama sent Russia a clear message about its treatment of gays and lesbians with who he is _ and isn't _ sending to represent the United States at the Sochi Olympics. (Dec. 18)