| Apr 4, 2012
| 3:42 AM
Mitt Romney easily won the Maryland Republican presidential primary on Tuesday, getting an added lift from a blue state where voter turnout was light.
Complete, but unofficial, statewide returns showed Romney gaining 49 percent of the vote, compared with...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 9:33 AM
The fastest growing "religious" group in America is made up of people with no religion at all, according to a Pew survey showing that one in five Americans is not affiliated with any religion.
The number of these Americans has grown by 25% just in the...
| May 15, 2012
| 10:09 AM
PARIS -- François Hollande became the president of France on Tuesday and promptly flew toward Germany to discuss the European debt crisis with his German counterpart -- but lightning struck his plane and prompted a return to Paris, CNN affiliate BFM-TV...
| May 13, 2012
| 4:09 PM
COLUMBIA, S.C.(Reuters) - Mack McDowell likes to spend time at the local knife and gun show "drooling over firearms," as he puts it. Retired after 30 years in the U.S. Army, he has lined his study with books on war, framed battalion patches from his tours...
| May 25, 2012
| 4:21 AM
N.J. man arrested in disappearance of 6-year-old Etan Patz; NYC boy has been missing since 1979
NEW YORK (AP) — The timing couldn't have been more symbolic: On the eve of National Missing Children's Day, police said they'd at last cracked the...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 4:17 AM
MILWAUKEE -- Wisconsin's Republican governor, Scott Walker, handily defeated an effort by labor unions and Democratic activists to end his tenure early, surviving a recall contest that capped more than a year of political turmoil and deep division in...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 7:04 PM
Wisconsin’s embattled Republican governor, Scott Walker, has defeated an effort by labor unions and Democratic activists to end his tenure early, according to early results and exit polls.
The state has been a center of political controversy for...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 9:36 PM
Gov. Scott Walker beat back a fierce recall effort Tuesday, ending a bitter campaign and gaining the upper hand in an ideological struggle over budget slashing and union power in Wisconsin.
Democratic challenger Tom Barrett conceded the race shortly...
| Jun 7, 2012
There may be no more appropriate metaphor for the impact of Wisconsin's combustible recall election for governor than what happened to Democratic challenger Tom Barrett moments after he publicly conceded defeat to Republican incumbent Scott Walker....
| Jun 8, 2012
Any way you slice it, the refusal of Wisconsin voters to recall Republican Gov. Scott Walker for limiting the collective-bargaining rights of unionized public-sector employees was a blow not only to organized labor but to the Democratic Party as a whole....
| Jun 8, 2012
| 9:45 PM
WASHINGTON -- Any way you slice it, the refusal of Wisconsin voters to recall Republican Gov. Scott Walker for limiting the collective-bargaining rights of unionized public-sector employees was a blow not only to organized labor but to the Democratic...