The Conservative Political Action Conference -- CPAC for short -- kicked off its three-day conservative conclave with some GOP headliners. But the gathering also shined a spotlight on some of the divides within the Republican Party.
A federal appeals court on Thursday threw out the convictions of a woman sentenced to death in the notorious 1989 killing of her 4-year-old son, ruling that the case was tainted by a detective with a history of lying under oath.
At a time when money is tight at home and with Congress fighting over how much to spend, some argue for a closer look at foreign aid -- especially aid to Egypt, where last September demonstrators stormed the U.S. embassy.
A prominent social media journalist allegedly fed Tribune Company server logins to the Anonymous group of hackers in 2010, and authorities say at least one of the hackers used the information to sabotage part of the Los Angeles Times' website.