Pope Benedict XVI just announced that he will resign Feb. 28.

Embattled Sen. Bob Menendez contacted DHS officials last month on behalf of controversial donor Dr. Salomon Melgen’s Dominican port security contract.

President Obama is set to push for nuclear arms cuts during Tuesday’s State of the Union address.

The Paterno family has released a critique of the Freeh Report that defends Joe Paterno.

Syrian rebels advance on Damascus, pulling Syria’s capital into the civil war for the first time since fighting began.

Steven Seagal, ultimate take-down-er of bad guys, entered the political realm by defending Sheriff Arpaio’s training exercises.

Sen. Lindsey Graham vows to block Brennan and Hagel votes until he gets more answers about Benghazi.