Stories for December 1, 2012
For more than four decades, the Voting Rights Act never lost a court decision as it cut a path for minorities' increased participation in elections.
Miss America's walk might look effortless, but her road to success probably cost more than you think.
Sen. Carl Levin, the Michigan Democrat who chairs the Senate Armed Services Committee, was clearly frustrated with the tactics some of his colleagues were using to gum up the legislative process.
A Kansas City Chiefs player shot and killed himself at Arrowhead Stadium early Saturday morning after fatally shooting his girlfriend.
A Kansas City Chiefs player has reportedly shot and killed himself at a training facility near Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. A second shooting of a young woman may also be related. The AP reports:
The bows are tied, the garlands hung, and the White House is aglow for the holidays. Volunteers from all over the country handled the decorations with care, and on Wednesday first lady Michelle Obama showed off their efforts to military families. This year's theme is "Joy to All."
Sailors, veterans and their families are saying goodbye in Norfolk, Va., on Saturday to the USS Enterprise, which was the largest ship in the world and the first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier when it was commissioned in 1961.