Obama out-raised Mitt Romney in direct donations in June, bringing in $46 million for the month compared to $33 million for his Republican challenger.
The Constitution Party is getting on the ballot in numerous states, increasing fears from Republicans that they might steal votes from Mitt Romney.
Following the Colorado shooting, Barack Obama and Mitt Romney announced they will suspend their ad efforts in Colorado, and super PACs are planning to join them.
Another California city teeters on the edge of bankruptcy.
New Mexico is running out of English voter registration cards.
The head of the California parks system resigned after officials learned the department has been sitting on nearly $54 million in surplus money for as long as 12 years.
Things are getting scary in Spain as the interest rate for 10-year bonds climbs to 7%.
The World Wildlife Fund’s branch in Spain has ousted King Juan Carlos as its honorary president — a title he’d held since 1968 — after deciding his recent elephant hunting safari was incompatible with its goal of conserving endangered species.
Israel is preparing for a possible military intervention in Syria in case the Syrian government hands missiles or chemical weapons to Hezbollah in Lebanon.
An Egyptian news TV station, run by Islamic fundamentalists, will feature only women wearing veils and dressed in black. (The pictures are worth the look.)
The Obama administration has warned that a recent two-month maritime standoff between China and the Philippines has raised the risk of accidental war in the South China Sea.
California prosecutors say a former Arizona legislator who went to prison in a 1990 corruption scandal used his son’s identity to get a California ID card and real estate license so he could work as a broker and teach a real estate class.
An arrest warrant was issued for the husband of Nebraska state Sen. Abbie Cornett when he failed to appear in court on a misdemeanor charge of soliciting a prostitute.
Barack Obama wears David Beckham’s tight-fitting boxers.
Colorado Rep. Ed Perlmutter calls the Colorado shooter “a psychotic son of a bitch.”