Posted: 08/07/2012 - Partisan legal showdowns in battleground states over a spate of new voting laws could turn the 2012 elections into a repeat of the 2000 presidential vote recount saga, political experts say.
Posted: 08/07/2012 - It's no secret that exercise helps fight obesity. And now there's research suggesting that working up a sweat can help keep the pounds off even if you're saddled with what some call the "obesity gene."
Posted: 08/07/2012 - Exercise doesn't only change your body's appearance, it can change your core - right down to your DNA.
Posted: 08/07/2012 - Men who lift weights may have more to gain than bigger biceps: A new study finds pumping iron may protect men against Type 2 diabetes.
Updated: 08/07/2012 - Cigarette sales may be down, but another rising trend in tobacco use has the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention concerned.
Posted: 08/07/2012 - Finally some good news about cholesterol and kids: A big government study shows that in the past decade, the proportion of children who have high cholesterol has fallen.
Updated: 08/07/2012 - Gas prices continued their slow but steady march higher Tuesday, surpassing a nationwide average of $3.63 cents a gallon on the back of refinery problems in the United States and higher crude oil prices globally.
Posted: 08/07/2012 - A drug that many hoped would be an effective treatment for Alzheimer's disease has not lead to significant improvements for those with the disease, leading the manufacturers to halt development and further studies of its intravenous use.
Posted: 08/07/2012 - The 2012 London Olympics may be flush with royal titles, but it's relatively empty of star power.
Posted: 08/07/2012 - Hundreds of white supremacist groups are active in the United States today and are experiencing a kind of resurgence, experts say.
Posted: 08/07/2012 - Ohio police say a man brought a gun, ammunition and several knives to a showing of the latest Batman movie so he could protect himself, not because he had sinister intentions.
Posted: 08/07/2012 - More than a million people, U.S. officials estimate, could benefit from the Obama administration's deferred deportation program aimed at illegal immigrants younger than 30 who came to the United States before the age of 16.
Posted: 08/07/2012 - Two gunmen wearing Afghan National Army uniforms turned their weapons on NATO troops Tuesday, killing a service member and wounding two others, U.S. and coalition officials said.
Updated: 08/07/2012 - Marvin Hamlisch, who composed the scores for dozens of movies including "The Sting" and won a Tony for "A Chorus Line," has died in Los Angeles at 68.
Updated: 08/07/2012 - Indiana lawmakers presented their decision to offer an additional $6 million to victims of a deadly stage collapse at last year's state fair as a way to help those who weren't adequately compensated by its first settlement. But buried in the legislation was a clause protecting the state from having to pay even more.
Posted: 08/06/2012 - Since the recession, small businesses trying to get bank loans have faced tougher credit standards -- and little has changed.
Posted: 08/06/2012 - NASA's rover Curiosity successfully carried out a highly challenging landing on Mars early Monday, transmitting images back to Earth after traveling hundreds of millions of miles through space to explore the red planet.
Posted: 08/06/2012 - When it comes to pedestrian fatalities in the United States, the chances of being injured or dying when crossing roads at non-intersections increase significantly, according to just released government statistics.
Posted: 08/06/2012 - President Barack Obama's re-election effort raised $75 million last month, his campaign announced Monday on Twitter.
Posted: 08/06/2012 - President Barack Obama's re-election campaign hit Mitt Romney over his position on abortion and contraception in a new ad this weekend, framing the Republican's stance as old-fashioned.
Posted: 08/06/2012 - Andrew Young, the former aide to one-time presidential candidate John Edwards, will not face contempt charges, a special prosecutor appointed to the investigation confirmed to CNN on Monday.