Posted: 01/01/2013 - House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, the No. 2 Republican in the House, declared his opposition to the Senate-passed "fiscal cliff" deal today, potentially putting the deal in peril.
Posted: 12/31/2012 - Secretary of State Hillary Clinton remains hospitalized at New York-Presbyterian Hospital in Manhattan on Monday for a blood clot.
Posted: 12/31/2012 - CBS News confirms negotiators have come to an agreement on the so-called "fiscal cliff" - and with less than three hours to spare.
Posted: 12/31/2012 - A 24-year-old Los Angeles man was charged Monday with attempted murder after a homeless woman was set on fire last week as she slept on a suburban bus bench, the district attorney's office said.
Posted: 12/31/2012 - The New York Police Department is assigning thousands of extra patrols in Times Square on New Year's Eve, but they won't all be in plain sight.
Posted: 12/31/2012 - The body of the young man who killed 26 people in the second-largest school shooting in U.S. history has been claimed by his father.
Posted: 12/31/2012 - Bad weather in the northwest may be to blame for a tour bus accident Sunday that killed nine passengers and injured at least 26 others, but police say the investigation is ongoing.
Posted: 12/31/2012 - The FDA on Monday approved a Johnson & Johnson tuberculosis pill called Sirturo for use with older drugs to fight a hard-to-treat strain of tuberculosis that has not responded to other medications.
Posted: 12/31/2012 - Simular to the spectacular ball in New York's Times Square, a large shoe with drag queen Sushi is lowered until the clock strikes midnight.
Posted: 12/31/2012 - President Barack Obama and Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said Monday they are near a deal to avoid wide-ranging tax increases and spending cuts that take effect with the new year, but House leaders say their chamber won't vote Monday.
Updated: 12/31/2012 - Most of the world is counting down to a midnight New Year's celebration while Congress continues to watch the clock and count down to another deadline, despite the efforts of lawmakers to avert the "fiscal cliff."
Posted: 12/31/2012 - As the hours wind down before the so-called "fiscal cliff" deadline, it appears that the fate of the nation's economy is in the hands of two players who have been left out of negotiations until the 11th hour: Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and Vice President Joe Biden.
Updated: 12/30/2012 - Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was hospitalized Sunday after doctors discovered a blood clot.
Posted: 12/30/2012 - Recalling the shooting of 20 first graders as the worst day of his presidency, President Barack Obama on Sunday pledged to put his "full weight" behind a legislative package next year aimed at contaiing gun violence.
Posted: 12/30/2012 - With just two days left, Senate leaders are still struggling to put together a last-minute bipartisan deal ahead of Monday's midnight deadline for the fiscal cliff. Failure could kick the country back into a recession.
Updated: 12/29/2012 - Former President George H.W. Bush was moved from the intensive care unit to a regular patient room.
Posted: 12/29/2012 - A woman is in custody in the death of a man who was shoved in front of a speeding subway train, and she "made statements implicating herself," New York City police said Saturday.
Updated: 12/29/2012 - A passenger airliner careered off the runway at Russia's third-busiest airport while landing on Saturday, broke into pieces and caught fire, killing at least four people.
Posted: 12/29/2012 - Jean Harris, the patrician girls' school headmistress who spent 12 years on prison for the 1980 killing of her longtime lover, "Scarsdale Diet" doctor Herman Tarnower, in a case that rallied feminists and inspired television movies, has died. She was 89.
Posted: 12/29/2012 - The weeklong search for a Las Vegas girl ended Friday afternoon when officials confirmed that a small body found in an undeveloped housing tract belonged to the missing child.
Posted: 12/29/2012 - Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy says the city has logged its 500th homicide of the year.
Posted: 12/28/2012 - A young Indian woman who was gang-raped and severely beaten on a bus in New Delhi died early Saturday at a hospital in Singapore, the hospital said
Posted: 12/28/2012 - In a news conference after a Friday afternoon meeting with Congressional leaders, the President said it was a "good and constructive discussion about how to prevent the tax hike on the middle class."
Posted: 12/28/2012 - Negotiations to steer the country away from the "fiscal cliff" drag on - President Obama is expected to meet with key congressional leaders from both parties Friday afternoon and House Republicans have been told to prepare for a possible session Sunday.