Toronto's scandal-prone Mayor Rob Ford has withdrawn his re-election bid.
Boehner says "we ought to give the president what he's asking for."
Released court documents tell the story of Yahoo! against the federal government.
Missouri's Republican-led Legislature overruled vetoes by Gov. Jay Nixon to push through measures expanding gun rights and mandating a 72-hour waiting period for women seeking abortions.
Remember the giant hole in the Earth's ozone layer? Scientists say it's shrinking a little, thanks in part to the elimination of CFCs.
President Obama's prime-time speech prompted generally cautious support from the editorial pages of major newspapers across the country this morning.
Russia has begun development of new nuclear weapons.
Young Americans are more likely to have read a book in the past year than their older counterparts, a new study finds.
Secretary of State John Kerry is in Iraq for talks on the crisis with the newly installed government in Baghdad.