"Frankly, we've done a pretty good job on some big pieces of business, which then allows me also to focus on some issues that we might have been working on quietly," Obama told NPR.
A dragonfly with a 2-foot wingspan? A sloth the size of an elephant? Skunk Bear's latest video introduces the enormous, ancient relatives of modern animals — all in rhyming verse. Of course.
Medicare Advantage health plans are privately run, but reimbursed by Medicare. A Texas lawsuit claims that, to inflate charges, 30 Advantage plans in 15 states exaggerated how sick patients were.
Little House on the Prairie star Melissa Gilbert is running for a congressional seat in Michigan. She's the latest in a long line of celebrities with political aspirations.
As NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and star quarterback Tom Brady head to court over "deflategate," commentator Frank Deford says it's time for Goodell to be replaced in the league's front office.
Clinton directed her staff to turn over the private email server she used as secretary of state after questions were raised about possible classified information in emails sent from the server.
Hillary Clinton, who is a Democratic presidential candidate, will also turn over a USB drive holding copies of the 30,000 emails she has turned over to the State Department.
A federal judge isn't swayed by concerns that voters could be pressured to cast ballots for certain candidates and post the proof on social media. He says the law violates guarantees of free speech.
In an effort to meet EPA regulations, conserve water and prevent algae growth in the Los Angeles Reservoir, officials are using 96 million plastic balls to cover the water's surface.
The candidate has created a "menstruation moment" with his apparent implication (later denied) that a Fox News anchor who asked tough questions was having her period.
Despite other gains, New Orleans' murder rate, which hit a 40-year low last year, is on the rise again and remains nearly quadruple that of other cities its size. Residents say police need to do more.
Four years ago, the Texas governor was sitting atop the GOP presidential polls. Now, his campaign has run out of money, and he's struggling to survive. But loyalists say there's still a path forward.
Larry Lessig wants to crowdsource $1 million for his White House bid, which he says he would use to bring attention to political money and "fix this rigged system."
China lowered the value of the yuan, and that sent all sorts of prices lower. So you may soon be paying less for gas, food and lumber. But there are downsides too: U.S. stocks fell hard.