Mitch Miller, perhaps best known for his 1960's series Sing Along With Mitch, died Saturday at the age of 99.
BP is expected to finally attempt its so-called static kill to permanently seal the well at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico this week.
The president says the U.S. is sticking to its timeline in Iraq
Hundreds of people have been killed following days of heavy flooding in Pakistan.
Bob Dudley won't officially become the CEO of BP until October. But he's already spearheading the company's efforts in the Gulf of Mexico, after being appointed in June to replace Tony Hayward in that role.
National Incident Commander Thad Allen is in Louisiana this week to discuss the gulf oil spill with local officials.
Arizona is appealing a decision blocking parts of the law.
BP officials say they will reinvent its company that reported a record $17 billion quarterly loss.
Cleanup crews began evacuating the Gulf of Mexico on Friday, as Tropical Storm Bonnie made its way toward the area.
The president signed the bill hours after it was approved by the House.
Crews prepare to evacuate as a major storm approaches.
Forecasters predict storms may be headed toward the blown-out well in the Gulf of Mexico within the next few days -- and National Incident Commander Thad Allen says that may force BP to suspend some of its cleanup efforts in the gulf.
Jose Carreras, who was one of the Three Tenors with Placido Domingo and the late Luciano Pavarotti, will perform at Milan's La Scala opera house this fall.
Elena Kagan is inching closer to a full Senate vote on her nomination to the Supreme Court.
Speaking at the Rose Garden on Monday, President Barack Obama urged Congress to take action on legislation that would extend jobless benefits for millions of Americans.
West Virginia Governor Joe Manchin has picked Carte Goodwin, his former general counsel, to assume the seat of the late U.S. Senator Robert Byrd.
The Vatican has unveiled new rules in response to cases of sexual abuse committed by clergy members.
The Senate has approved the president's financial overhaul bill, in a vote of 60-39.
Federal officials have halted tests on the new containment cap.
Ugandan authorities have arrested four people in connection with two bomb attacks in the country's capital city of Kampala.