Posted: 5:39 AM The political Mommy Wars seem to have given way this week, at least temporarily, to the Doggy Wars, with an effort by supporters of both Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama to gain points with the Doggy Vote. That's dog owners, not the dogs themselves — at least for now.
Posted: 4:57 AM For the first time since the Super Tuesday primaries, voters are getting a look at just how much money presidential candidates and their supporters have been raking in. And whether big-dollar donors are heeding President Barack Obama's belated call for supporting an independent political action committee.
Posted: 6:43 PM A lawyer for former independent presidential candidate Ralph Nader says the consumer advocate wants a Maine jury to hear his lawsuit from the 2004 election now that it's been reinstated by the state's high court.
Posted: 5:46 PM Sixteen men and women have pleaded not guilty in beard- and hair-cutting attacks against fellow Amish in Ohio.
Posted: 5:43 PM Many supporters of the Susan G. Komen breast cancer charity have abandoned the group's events after it decided to stop making grants to Planned Parenthood and then reversed that decision.
Posted: 5:39 PM Bill Clinton says President Barack Obama should not "waste a minute" trying to pass gun-control legislation because the issue is partly cultural, and Obama is from an urban area.
Posted: 5:36 PM President Barack Obama is hauling in about $1 million for his campaign and for Democratic Party groups.
Posted: 5:33 PM A U.S. defense official says an American military helicopter has crashed in southwestern Afghanistan with four U.S. troops aboard.
Posted: 5:26 PM After spending a week in a jail cell by himself, the neighborhood watch volunteer accused of murdering Trayvon Martin stands a good chance of being granted bail despite the charge's severity, according to legal experts.
Posted: 5:19 PM The boss of a truck driver caught with 268,000 rounds of ammunition in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, says his employee took a wrong turn on his way to deliver what he says was legal cargo bound for an Arizona dealer.
Posted: 5:13 PM A trio of scandals that have blown up almost simultaneously have given Republicans an opportunity to question President Barack Obama's leadership.
Posted: 5:10 PM Top Pentagon leaders are telling Congress the military will be ready if called on to intervene in Syria, but they're setting a high threshold for making such a decision.
Posted: 5:00 PM An Oklahoma judge says prosecutors can seek the death penalty against a former Marine charged with killing four people, including a prostitute featured on HBO's "Cathouse" series.
Posted: 4:58 PM Last year was the worst year for measles in the U.S. in 15 years.
Posted: 4:56 PM Florida Sen. Marco Rubio says he does not want to be vice president now and possibly never. But then he referred to himself as ... vice president.
Posted: 4:48 PM President Barack Obama is honoring the University of Alabama football team for winning the BCS championship in January.
Posted: 4:44 PM A New York City jury is expected to see video of a British man convicted in an aborted shoe-bomb plot.
Posted: 4:39 PM Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney has visited a factory in suburban Cleveland that closed in 2008 when George W. Bush was still in the White House, and blamed President Barack Obama for failing to reopen it in more than three years in office.
Posted: 4:35 PM Authorities say personal information was stolen from more than 228,000 Medicaid patients in South Carolina.
Posted: 4:32 PM The White House says President Barack Obama wasn't talking about Republican Mitt Romney when the president said he "wasn't born with a silver spoon in my mouth."
Posted: 4:26 PM U.S. stocks are closing slightly lower as investors weigh stronger corporate earnings against disappointing economic reports.
Posted: 4:16 PM Lawyers for American Honda Motor company are trying to overturn a highly publicized small-claims court award to a woman who sued over the poor fuel mileage of her hybrid Honda Civic.