AVOIDING THE FISCAL CLIFF. Washington Deadlock Wars.
28 days left and our politicians play chicken, while Pelosi says she'll try to force a House vote on a Senate-passed bill favored by Democrats to break this deadlock.
EGYPT'S JUDGES ABANDON THE BENCH. Egypt's Supreme Court.
Supreme Constitutional Court has declared an open-ended strike while responding to Morsi's power grab.
SYRIA CONFLICT IS FLARING. Violence Continues.
Assad's warplanes and artillery hit Damascus and its suburbs as rebels try to reach his power base.
FOOTBALL MURDER-SUICIDE. Questions and Pain For KC Chiefs.
A child left orphan and many guys on a team as well as the coaching staff are hurting, KC's linebacker kills partner and himself.
CLIMATE MINISTERS FORGET KYOTO. Increase Limits.
New Zealand defends dropping out of the emissions pact, saying it's not enough.
Meanwhile, the world spewed 3 percent more heat-trapping pollution last year, endangering an international goal on rising temperatures.