Taxing for Your Health Like It's 1986

Democrats seek to create new taxes to fund health bill — taxing millionaire families as much as 45 percent

Israeli Warships in Suez Canal a Signal to Iran?

Two Israeli warships reportedly sailed through the Suez Canal on Tuesday, ten days after a submarine believed to be nuclear-armed made the crossing.

Police Shoot, Kill Armed Man Near U.S. Capitol

A police chase near the U.S. Capitol ended in a chaotic scene Wednesday evening with police shooting and killing a fleeing man after he pulled a gun on officers.

NASCAR: Driver Mayfield Again Tests Positive for Meth

NASCAR is calling for a federal judge to reinstate Jeremy Mayfield's drug suspension after it says the driver has again tested positive for methamphetamine.

Iraqi Offer of $$$ for Mixed Couples Bears Fruit

The Iraqi government is offering Sunnis and Shiites nearly $2,000 to marry, part of an attempt to heal the bloody sectarian divide that has riven the country in recent years.

Obama: 'Buck Up' Congress

President pressures Congress to pass $1 trillion-plus health care overhaul before August recess | COVERAGE

Space Shuttle Endeavour Blasts Off After Month of Delays

Space shuttle Endeavour and seven astronauts are on their way to the international space station after more than a month's delay.

Palestinian President Shuts Al-Jazeera After Arafat Slur

The Arabic news channel Al-Jazeera was forced today to suspend its operations in the West Bank, one day after a guest on the station accused the Palestinian President of playing a role in Yassir Arafat’s death.

Stanford Victims to be Heard

HOUSTON (AP) - Individuals who believe they are victims of an alleged $7 billion fraud that prosecutors say was perpetrated by Texas financier R.

Unemployment Rate

WARREN, Mich. (AP) - As the unemployment rate continues to rise, President Barack Obama traveled to Michigan to propose a $12 billion program to invest in the nation's two-year colleges.