Jul 12, 2012 00:25 EDT
US home foreclosure filings rose in the second quarter for the first time in two years, according to a report released Thursday.
Jul 10, 2012 20:30 EDT
US Vice President Joe Biden lashed out at Republicans, accusing his political rivals of not understanding what makes Americans tick.
Jul 09, 2012 02:11 EDT
Top Democrats have launched a coordinated assault on Mitt Romney's use of offshore tax havens, demanding that he release more tax returns in order to explain himself to the American people.
Jul 07, 2012 09:25 EDT
Wimbledon finalist Andy Murray has a steady girlfriend, doesn't drink alcohol, practices early and relaxes by taking his two pet dogs Maggie and Rusty for long strolls in the Surrey countryside.
Jul 06, 2012 18:27 EDT
Crossroads GPS has purchased a $25 million ad blitz in nine battleground states to attack President Barack Obama's record on jobs and the debt, the advocacy group supporting Republican Mitt Romney said Friday.
Jul 04, 2012 17:54 EDT
Nevada's state attorney general's office has found no wrongdoing by officials in Manny Pacquiao's controversial loss to Tim Bradley on June 9, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported Wednesday.
Jul 02, 2012 23:13 EDT
New York Knicks guard Jeremy Lin has withdrawn from the USA men's select team that will train this month against the 2012 USA basketball men's national team during training camp in Las Vegas.
Jun 25, 2012 13:59 EDT
Las Vegas Sands said Monday it will hold off until September before deciding whether to build a jobs-rich mega casino development in Madrid or Barcelona.
Jun 22, 2012 15:26 EDT
President Barack Obama jabbed Mitt Romney before crucial Latino voters Friday, saying America's immigration gridlock made "no sense" and vowed to keep trying to change it.
Jun 21, 2012 20:00 EDT
A Cook County, Illinois judge on Thursday agreed to consolidate two lawsuits challenging the state's ban on gay marriage. ?A Cook County, Illinois judge on Thursday agreed to consolidate two lawsuits challenging the state's ban on gay marriage. The two separate lawsuits represent more than two dozen gay and lesbian couples who wish to marry in Illinois but are unable because state law defines marriage as a heterosexual union. Nine couples are represented by the ACLU of Illinois in one lawsuit, while Lambda Legal is representing sixteen couples in another. Both suits were filed on the same day. During a brief hearing, Judge Moshe Jacobius agreed to combine the cases, the Chicago Tribune reported. The suits were filed a year after Illinois legalized civil unions for gay couples and two weeks after President Barack Obama endorsed gay marriage. Obama represented Illinois as a senator before winning the White House. Illinois officials, including Cook County state's attorney and the Illinois
Jun 21, 2012 12:05 EDT
Philippine boxing hero Manny Pacquiao said Thursday that a WBO panel ruling that he had won his controversial bout against Timothy Bradley would help restore people's faith in the sport.
Jun 19, 2012 02:30 EDT
The ripples from Timothy Bradley's controversial split-decision victory over Filipino ring icon Manny Pacquiao spread as two US senators called for a national body to govern boxing.
Jun 16, 2012 16:53 EDT
President Barack Obama on Friday suspended the threat of deportation against hundreds of thousands of immigrants who were brought to the United States as minors, delighting crucial Hispanic voters ahead of November's election.
Jun 15, 2012 15:41 EDT
US President Barack Obama suspended the threat of deportation against hundreds of thousands of young illegal immigrants Friday, delighting crucial Hispanic voters ahead of November's election.
Jun 13, 2012 20:00 EDT
A Reno, Nevada wedding chapel owner is promoting gay marriage as a means to save the state's declining wedding industry. ?A Reno, Nevada wedding chapel owner is promoting gay marriage as a means to save the state's declining wedding industry. George Flint, who owns the Chapel of the Bells, told Fox Reno that the state's ban on gay nuptials was hurting business. ?If we had that as a tourist package, of course it would be good for the state, but a lot of people don't think past their moral or religious noses,? he said. Guy Rocha, a former Nevada state Archivist, agreed, telling the Reno Gazette-Journal that marriage equality would revive the struggling industry. ?It doesn't save Nevada from its economic distress, but it helps, and helps with the wedding industry,? he said. Referring to the growing number of states which have legalized such unions, Rocha added: ?That opportunity is fairly rapidly diminishing. If we don't make a move in this decade, it's going to pass us by.? According to
Jun 12, 2012 12:08 EDT
President Barack Obama is seeking to steady his reelection bid after a wobbly week by redrawing the economic choice facing US voters and stuffing millions of dollars into his campaign war chest.
Jun 12, 2012 02:23 EDT
Promoter Bob Arum said he would ask the Nevada attorney general's office "for a full and complete inquiry" into the controversial Timothy Bradley-Manny Pacquiao title fight.
Jun 05, 2012 21:22 EDT
US Senate Republicans blocked a bill that would have made it easier for women to sue their employers to ensure pay equality, a move President Barack Obama called "incredibly disappointing".
May 29, 2012 20:00 EDT
The ACLU of Illinois and Lambda Legal on Wednesday plan to file legal challenges to Illinois' gay marriage ban. The ACLU of Illinois and Lambda Legal on Wednesday plan to file legal challenges to Illinois' gay marriage ban. The two separate lawsuits represent more than two dozen gay and lesbian couples who wish to marry in Illinois but are unable because state law defines marriage a heterosexual union. The move comes one year after Illinois legalized civil unions for gay couples and two weeks after President Barack Obama endorsed gay marriage. Obama represented Illinois as a senator. Lead plaintiffs in the ACLU case, which has 9 couples, are Tanya Lazaro and Elizabeth ?Liz? Matos of Chicago. The couple is raising two daughters, two-year-old Jaiden and newborn Sophia. They have rejected the idea of entering a civil union. ?Our relationship is not about some legal benefits and protections, but about love for one another,? Lazaro, a Chicago Police Department Detective, said in a statement
May 29, 2012 14:22 EDT
Mitt Romney should clinch the Republican presidential nomination on Tuesday by winning the Texas primary, overcoming doubts about his ideological purity to become the party's 2012 flag bearer after a bruising battle.