Rory McIlroy ended the year with a flourish, marking a second half of the year that left him the undoubted No. 1-ranked player in the world.
Swimmer Michael Phelps redefined Olympian heights in 2012 but cyclist Lance Armstrong underwent an even greater fall from the pantheon of his sport.
Marco Rubio is the choice of Republicans and Hillary Clinton the choice for Democrats as 2016 presidential candidates, a Public Policy Polling poll indicates.
Lawmakers say they would probe why Obama administration talking points didn't at first reflect CIA findings that terrorists attacked the U.S. mission in Libya.
UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012.
There were no surprises Tuesday in Utah where Mitt Romney carried the state's six electoral votes and Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, was elected to a seventh term.
Vice President Joe Biden visits Colorado and Nevada and Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan is in Ohio Wednesday, their offices said.
President Barack Obama said Wednesday Mitt Romney's reaction to attacks on State Department posts in Africa shows "a tendency to shoot first and aim later."
The following is Mitt Romney's acceptance speech delivered Thursday at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla.:
The United States is at a crossroads in 2012 and must tell the world where it stands, former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice told Republicans in Tampa, Fla.