After nine weeks of intense, often personal campaigning, Georgia's primary runoff election is now over. In the biggest race, businessman David Perdue defeated 1st District congressman Jack Kingston for the republican nomination for U.S. Senate. While Kingston did well in southern and coastal counties, Perdue prevailed in the Atlanta suburbs and North Georgia.
South Portland, Maine, has blocked crude oil from being loaded onto ships at its port. Environmentalists are cheering, but the Portland Montreal Pipeline Corp. says the ban won't hold up in court.
The vice president has been traveling the country to learn about the best ways to train workers. He announced the results Tuesday as the president signed a workforce training bill into law.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon were in Israel meeting with leaders, attempting to broker a cease-fire.
The recall applies to "certain lots of whole peaches (white and yellow), nectarines (white and yellow), plums and pluots" from a California packing company, the FDA says.
If Democrats lose control of the Senate this fall, it likely won't be for lack of campaign money. The prominent female candidates in particular have healthy campaign accounts.
In its first national day of mourning in more than half a century, the Netherlands came to a standstill as two planes carrying the remains of some victims landed in Eindhoven.
A significant percentage of obese kids think their weight is just fine. But do they need to know the truth to get healthier?