Schools of small fish are capable of crossing an electrical barrier designed to keep Asian carp from using the Chicago ship canal to enter the Great Lakes, according to a new research report from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Snow showers likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 24. West-northwest wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. New snow accumulation of less than 1 inch possible.
Thanks to the fiasco that followed the launch of President Barack Obama's health care law, Democrats are bracing for hard-fought Senate races in states they had hoped to win with ease just two months ago.
The commander of NATO forces in eastern Afghanistan spent Christmas Eve visiting U.S. troops Tuesday at bases across the mountainous region to bring them holiday greetings and gifts for a few lucky soldiers.
A man serving a life sentence for a fatal fight outside a Detroit bar may get an extraordinary opportunity to return to court after nearly 35 years and win his freedom by pleading guilty to a lesser charge.