An alleged rape case involving high school football players is dividing the small community of Steubenville, Ohio.
Rumors, allegations of cover ups and a strong social media presence have made it difficult to sort fact from fiction in the case that attracted national attention after it was reported by the New York Times in mid-December.
A nomination battle is brewing on Capitol Hill after multiple reports that Chuck Hagel, the former Republican Senator and Vietnam combat veteran, is expected to be nominated as Secretary of Defense by President Obama.
According to the Los Angeles Times, the announcement could come as early as Monday even though White House officials said Friday afternoon that the president hadn’t yet formally offered the job to Hagel.
US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is worried about more than just the looming 'fiscal cliff' deadline.
He also has the entire US agricultural industry to worry about. If Congress does not sign a new farm bill by January 1, the price of milk could double and send a ripple effect throughout the entire economy.