Jan 12, 2012 7:19AM ET
Political attacks on Mitt Romney and his old day job have divided the normally pro-business Republican Party and are giving most Americans their first look at the mysterious world of private equity.
Jan 12, 2012 5:55AM ET
Mississippi's attorney general has convinced a state judge to block 203 pardons handed out by Governor Haley Barbour on his last day in office, even though some of those violent criminals had already been released from jail.
Jan 11, 2012 8:30AM ET
A summary of the best reads found behind the paywall of The New York Times.
Jan 11, 2012 7:37AM ET
Mitt Romney's big victory in New Hampshire was decisive, but expected, which means it will take another 10 days — and another vote in South Carolina — before any more Republican contenders are driven from the race.
Jan 11, 2012 6:35AM ET
An Iranian scientist was killed in a bomb blast on Wednesday, suggesting that Western forces may be dismantling the country's nuclear program from within.
Jan 10, 2012 7:28AM ET
Jan 10, 2012 6:12AM ET
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad delivered a defiant televised address on Tuesday saying that he will not step down and will not institute new democratic reforms, insisting that unrest in his country is the work of a foreign conspiracy.
Jan 10, 2012 5:17AM ET
New Jersey State Assemblyman Alex DeCroce collapsed and died in the Statehouse late on Monday night, just hours before lawmakers were set to begin the new legislative year.
Jan 10, 2012 4:52AM ET
Jon Huntsman jumps out to an early lead in the New Hampshire primary (2 votes!), but got more bad news when his application for the Arizona ballot was rejected.
Jan 9, 2012 8:50AM ET
Jan 9, 2012 7:56AM ET
Newt Gingrich may not be able to win the Republican presidential nomination, but with the help of a wealthy casino magnate with powerful allies around globe, he's going to do everything he can to make sure Mitt Romney doesn't either.
Jan 9, 2012 5:46AM ET
Last-minute polls show Jon Huntsman finally starting to make an impact on the New Hampshire primary, but is it too little too late?
Jan 9, 2012 5:29AM ET
Amir Hekmati, an American citizen who was accused by Iran of being a spy for the CIA, has been sentenced to death by that country's Revolutionary Court.
Jan 6, 2012 9:02AM ET
Jan 6, 2012 7:43AM ET
The reunited Van Halen — with, yes, original singer David Lee Roth — gave a giant dose of '80s nostalgia to long-time fans and music critics at an invite only club show on Thursday night.
Jan 6, 2012 7:05AM ET
Iran promises more military action in the Strait of Hormuz, western nations try turn up the economic and regular Iranians prepare for the real possibility of war.
Jan 6, 2012 5:23AM ET
A Iowa caucus goer claims the Republican Party's vote totals were off by 20 votes in favor of Mitt Romney, a error that if fixed would be enough to swing the final tally to Rick Santorum.
Jan 5, 2012 8:46AM ET
Jan 5, 2012 7:15AM ET
A 15-year-old girl who ran away from home in 2010 was mistakenly deported to Colombia, despite being an American citizen who doesn't speak Spanish.
Jan 5, 2012 6:13AM ET
Rick Santorum raised more than $1 million in the day after the Iowa caucus and has brought in more cash via online donations in last week then he did in the previous six months combined.
Jan 5, 2012 5:33AM ET
A series of bombings struck across Baghdad on Thursday morning, killing 24 people in the latest round of sectarian violence since the departure of American soldiers.
Jan 4, 2012 8:27AM ET
Jan 4, 2012 7:12AM ET
The best TV moment from last night's coverage of the Iowa caucus was a late night phone appearance by two ladies who were dragooned into service to count votes for CNN in the middle of the night.
Jan 4, 2012 6:03AM ET
The last Republican nominee is set to weigh in on the next one as John McCain will reportedly back Mitt Romney during an appearance in New Hampshire today.
Jan 4, 2012 5:40AM ET
Rick Perry has returned to Texas to "reassess" his presidential campaign in the wake of a fifth-place finish in the Iowa Caucus.
Jan 3, 2012 8:44AM ET
Jan 3, 2012 7:46AM ET
John Hammergren, the CEO of health-care giant McKesson Corp., made $46 million last year thanks to one of the most generous executive pay packages in his, or any other business.
Jan 3, 2012 6:45AM ET
As we head into the final hours before the Iowa caucus, the focus turns to that most elusive and stubborn group — the undecided voter.
Jan 3, 2012 5:45AM ET
Police arrested a German national they suspect was responsible for the string of arson across the Los Angeles area over the weekend, who may have been upset with the government over his mother's pending deportation.
Jan 2, 2012 8:34AM ET