Most ridiculous lawsuits of 2011

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEWS.YAHOO) — We've all heard about crazy lawsuits and 2011 was no exception when it came to the filing of frivolous – even ridiculous – lawsuits. A lawsuit more…

Incandescent bulbs dimming despite GOP efforts

by -NO AUTHOR- -- New light-bulb efficiency standards kicked in Sunday, despite a last-minute Republican move that prohibits the federal government from spending money on enforcement. And while some Republicans have championed more…

Who leaked climate scientists' emails?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- For two years, the mystery has endured: who set out to undercut climate scientists by publishing more than 1,000 of their private e-mails on the Internet? The original more…

Newt: 'I feel Romney-boated'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa (AP) - Struggling to reverse a slide in his standing, Republican presidential contender Newt Gingrich said Sunday he'd been "Romney-boated" in Iowa and suggested his GOP more…

'Person of interest' held in L.A. arson fires

by -NO AUTHOR- -- The “person of interest” being questioned in the spate of L.A. arson fires was driving a blue minivan when he was detained Monday morning, officials say. Little is more…

Ron Paul denies believing CIA behind 9/11

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New York Daily News) As the Iowa campaign moves into its final, frantic days, a slumping Ron Paul came out swinging Sunday to deny charges he believed the more…

Obama remembers family history in Hawaii

by -NO AUTHOR- -- HONOLULU (AP) -- President Barack Obama is spending New Year's Day remembering his family's history in Hawaii. Obama took his wife and daughters to visit his grandfather's grave more…