Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, a survivor of the weekend shooting of 20 at a Tuscon political event, is breathing without the support of a respirator, and is responding to verbal commands.
President Barack Obama traded one Chicagoan for another as the White House chief of staff Thursday, selecting mayoral brother William Daley and a background deep in business and political experience to succeed mayoral contender Rahm Emanuel.
Tom DeLay, former U.S. House Majority leader and a Houston Congressman, was sentenced to three years imprisonment today for misappropriation of campaign funds.
Winter storms are battering much of the south today, with the National Weather Service issuing severe winter storm warnings for parts of Texas, Oklahoma, Georgia, Alabama and the Carolinas.
The prestigious Car of the Year award for North America has been bestowed on the Chevrolet Volt, a gas/electric hybrid that can go up to 50 miles without using any gasoline.
Last year was rough for Ray's Waldwick Pizza. The walk-in refrigerator broke down and so did the air conditioner. Sales had declined.