The Washington Post picked up six of the highest awards in journalism at a time of struggle in the industry.
Daniel Day-Lewis won the best-actor Academy Award for “There Will Be Blood,” while “No Country for Old Men” was living up to its front-runner status, winning best picture, best adapted screenplay for the Coen brothers and best supporting actor for Javier Bardem.
President Bush, standing before Congress one last time, urged the nation Monday night to persevere against gnawing fears of recession and stay patient with the long, grinding war in Iraq. He pressed Congress to quickly pass a plan to rescue the economy.
Read excerpts from tonight's State of the Union speech by President Bush, scheduled to begin at 8 p.m.
From Mombasa’s sandy shores on the Indian Ocean to the hot tubs of Reykjavik, Iceland, the U.S. primary elections are creating unprecedented interest and excitement in a global audience that normally doesn’t tune in until the general election in November.
Sen. Kit Bond listed a water projects bill as one of his major accomplishments, while Sen. Claire McCaskill said she was most proud of an amendment to create a commission to investigate war contract mismanagement.
Pakistanis in Columbia and across the U.S. mourned Benazir Bhutto and worried that her assassination could destabilize their homeland and threaten the safety of family members living there.
The assassination of former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto has dealt a severe blow to U.S. efforts to restore stability and democracy in a turbulent, nuclear-armed Islamic nation that has been a critical ally in the war on terror.
Pakistan is a nation with a complex history and an uneasy relationship with the world community. Here's some of what you might need to know to understand the circumstances surrounding the attack Thursday on a Benazir Bhutto campaign rally.
Click here for a list of links to other news stories and blogs about the killing of Pakistan's opposition leader.
The first few presidential primary elections or caucuses of 2008 could determine who receives the presidential nomination from each party. Here’s a list of when states are holding their primaries.
Important information on the major presidential candidates from both parties.
ROCHESTER, N.H. — A deranged man wearing what appeared to be a bomb strapped to his chest walked into a Hillary Rodham Clinton campaign office Friday, took several hostages and demanded to speak to the candidate, authorities said
A muslim woman leaves the community center in the Brabrand area of Århus, Denmark, at the end of a meeting over the closing of Nordårdskolen in the Gellerupparken housing community.
In a country where one in four is unemployed and half the population lives in poverty, many rural households are being held together by older women who rely on their government pensions to get by.
We asked: How many titles from the American Film Institute’s original 1998 list of the top 100 American movies can you spot in this article?
This will be the first time since 1879 that the high court has heard a challenge to a method of execution.
WASHINGTON — Gen. David Petraeus told Congress on Monday he envisions the withdrawal of roughly 30,000 U.S. troops by next summer, beginning with a Marine contingent later this month.
It's a nice day at Finger Lake State Park, and Erich Petzall is spending it doing something he enjoys. It might not be your idea of a typical day in the park, but according to Petzall, "There is no better way to spend a perfect day like this than firing guns at a place like this, it's a beautiful place."