When it comes time to rebuild Libya after Qaddafi, the US will be looking for its share of contracts. Despite its backseat role in the NATO campaign, the US can expect a good spot on the friends list.
The California Senate passed its version of the Dream Act this week, setting itself up as a leader among states addressing illegal immigration with greater sympathy.
Poet Maya Angelou says a truncated quote on the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial makes the civil rights icon seem like an 'arrogant twit.' Public art is always controversial, and this is no exception.
Hurricane Irene knocked out power to some 6.7 million people in 13 states and Washington, D.C. Some states have moved faster than others to restore power, for a variety of reasons.
Whether it's Labor Day, the new elections season, or a reflection of Americans' priorities, everyone has a jobs proposal: from Obama and Boehner to Huntsman and Romney, the list goes on.
Choosing the night of a GOP debate for Obama's address to Congress on jobs was either petty or incompetent. Boehner's refusal was unprecedented. Were voters expecting better?
Tropical storm Katia now a hurricane: The National Hurricane Center in Miami cautioned the public — still recovering along parts of the East Coast from Irene — not to stress over the storm.
Guilty plea entered in US court in Boston in the case of a former Internet company employee who provided trade secrets to an undercover FBI agent posing as an Israeli intelligence officer.
Funding for road projects and the gasoline tax expire on Sept. 30, leaving Congress not much time to act when lawmakers return from vacation. Obama says 1 million jobs are at stake.
ATF acting head Ken Melson stepped down Tuesday amid a probe into the ill-fated Fast and Furious gun tracing program. But Congressional investigators believe there's more blame to go around.
With presidential hopeful Rick Perry now leading polls of GOP voters by double digits, Mitt Romney is having to pivot toward the tea party, which is not his natural constituency.
As Jon Huntsman struggles to emerge from the shadows of Mitt Romney and Rick Perry with an economic speech in New Hampshire, voters will be given more than the usual amount of detail on his proposals.
NATO's mandate in Libya is to protect civilians, and with rebels now promising to attack cities loyal to Qaddafi, the alliance could be called on to protect civilians there. It is one complication that has NATO pressing for a peaceful resolution to the crisis.
US Open: Serena Williams wasn't on the court very long Tuesday night. Neither was Caroline Wozniacki as the US Open continues on Wednesday.
Cabinet officers ride massive Chevy Suburbans, but Labor Secretary Hilda Solis chose a smaller, more fuel-efficient model as more in tune with the new direction of American labor.
Gifted students in US public schools can be overlooked and unappreciated. Parents, looking for better options, have begun to find some.
High-potential students in Hartford, Connecticut show real promise when presented with educational opportunities at a recently opened academy.
An act before Congress, designed to help gifted students, could help when it comes to learning math.
A Nevada public academy is making new inroads on working with gifted students and getting the most out of them.