| Nov 6, 2014
| 9:39 PM
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett suggested Thursday that former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno should have kept his job in 2011 amid the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.
"They probably shouldn't have fired him, they probably should've...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 12:00 PM
It is a tough campaign season for a lot of incumbents this year, with a grumpy electorate and Congress having few achievements to tout, but New York Rep. Michael Grimm would seem to be in a particular jam.
The record of the Republican from Staten...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 3:29 PM
Virginia is taking additional steps to strengthen the level of preparedness for the Ebola virus by mobilizing a statewide unified command group, which will be responsible for coordinating resources and personnel, Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced Friday in a...
| Oct 18, 2014
Before American astronauts go to Mars, they first have to grapple with an asteroid.
NASA plans to launch a robotic mission in a few years to capture a small asteroid, haul it home and redirect it into a stable orbit around the moon. Then...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 4:01 AM
Wisconsin Republican Governor Scott Walker has won re-election, Reuters/Ipsos projected on Tuesday, prevailing in a tough fight against Democratic challenger Mary Burke.
Walker, 47, a conservative Tea Party favorite considered to have presidential...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 3:34 PM
The key to providing access to quality health care for those with a mental illness lies in the expansion of Medicaid, Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam said Thursday to a crowd of 500 at the 25th annual Thanksgiving banquet of Hampton-Newport News Community Services...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 6:32 PM
A nurse who treated Ebola patients in West Africa and publicly fought quarantine orders in New Jersey and Maine after returning to the United States last month has decided to move away from her home state, a newspaper in Maine reported.
Kaci Hickox and...
| Nov 9, 2014
| 11:06 AM
Former Republican President George W. Bush said in an interview that aired Sunday that there was a "50-50" chance his younger brother, Jeb, would run for president in 2016.
"He's wrestling with the decision," the former president said on CBS' "Face...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 5:04 PM
Travelers to Maryland from three West African countries where Ebola continues to spread could be quarantined at home or barred from public transit, depending on their risk of exposure to the deadly virus, under guidelines Gov. Martin O'Malley announced...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 3:57 PM
One usually surefire way to gauge the political climate on election night is to follow the clock of poll closings across the nation, east to west.
But this is no normal midterm. Several races are expected to be razor-close to the very end, and some...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 11:08 PM
A nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone but has tested negative for the virus went for a bike ride on Thursday, defying Maine's order that she be quarantined in her home and setting up a legal collision with Governor Paul LePage.