Women in the African nation of Togo are calling for a sex strike until the president resigns.
The Australian state of Tasmania is considering a ban on cigarette sales to anyone born after the year 2000 in an attempt to create a smoking-free generation.
A Taiwanese minister has caused widespread debate on hygiene by suggesting that men should sit down while urinating instead of standing up.
A senior Iranian lawmaker has said Iran is ready to transfer its know-how and experience in nuclear technology to Egypt.
Weapons sales by the United States tripled in 2011 to a record high.
The leader of the plot to assassinate Barack Obama served as a page at the 2008 Republican National Convention in Minnesota.
Mitt Romney says that he might bank exclusively in the United States if elected president.
Donald Trump was bumped from the lineup at the Republican National Convention after planners had to rearrange the schedule when the first day of the convention was canceled due to Tropical Storm Isaac.
A New York state senator said that she expects to be arrested in the state’s continuing investigation into the use of pork-barrel grants by legislators.
A new scientific paper suggests political conservatives more likely than liberals to bend reality to their beliefs.
New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver quietly settled at least one sexual harassment accusation against a Brooklyn assemblyman before censuring him for sexually harassing two other female employees.
California’s delegation to the Republican National Convention was planning to counteract any uprising by Ron Paul supporters on the convention floor.
Senate candidate and former Hawaii Gov. Linda Lingle has her own cable channel for 24-hour political advertisements.
Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has his sights on a 2016 presidential race.
Had Chris Christie joined Mitt Romney’s ticket, he would have had to resign as governor.
At least four of every five dollars spent on radio, TV and Internet ads since mid-April to put Romney in the White House have come from somewhere other than the Romney campaign.
Tampa strippers are unhappy the Republican convention-goers are not visiting them more often.
Camden, N.J., consistently ranked among the 10 most dangerous cities in the U.S., is losing its police department in an attempt to shave millions of dollars from its budget.
Neil Armstrong was a great hoax actor.
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell: A rape exception is a detail to be decided later.