The Obama administration should pay attention to 'self-restraint, tone, and discretion,' said Zbigniew Brzezinski, who served as national security adviser under President Carter.
Blacks and Hispanics seem more likely than whites to use cellphones instead of home computers to get Internet access, a new report finds. Can that help them narrow the digital divide?
To the cheers of team members and fans packing his courtroom, a Miami judge blocks a decision by a state athletic association that would have kept Florida's top-ranked team from the playoffs.
Egypt's street revolution represents a threat to the US and the capitalist system, some tea party icons say, while in the GOP establishment others see it as the spread of freedom to the Arab world.
Keith Olbermann's move from MSNBC to Current TV, co-founded by Al Gore, makes sense for both parties in the short term. It gives the tiny channel a boost and Olbermann a temporary home.
As former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld says in his new memoir, "Known and Unknown," he is not one for wrestling with remorse. “Never much of a handwringer,” he writes. When Mr. Rumsfeld does share moments of decisionmaking doubt, he tends to emphasize the role that “others” played in leading him or the American public astray. Throughout the memoir, Rumsfeld is not averse to settling some old scores. Here are five mistakes that Rumsfeld acknowledges having made, and the people he wishes would get blamed right along with him.
The punch bowl analogy is one that often gets mentioned when a Fed chief appears before Congress. Translation: The Federal Reserve thinks the economic recovery remains fragile.
Employers pay state and federal taxes to cover all those unemployment checks. But with unemployment at 9 percent, those taxes aren't enough, leaving some states in dire straits.
Sen. Jim Webb (D) of Virginia won't seek reelection next year. But Virginia's Democratic bench isn't very deep.
Gov. Jerry Brown canceled the sale of 11 state-owned buildings for $1.2 billion, saying the deal arranged under Schwarzenegger didn't make sense and would cost California more in the long run.
Some tea party lawmakers in the House helped to vote down Patriot Act provisions on Tuesday, out of concerns about civil liberties. Surprised, liberals applaud.
The commissioner of US Customs and Border Protection sought to counter the widespread perception that security is deteriorating along the US-Mexico border with reams of data.
A huge sinkhole opened up beneath a Houston Public Works dump truck Wednesday, sending the back of the vehicle plunging into the earth.
President Obama is trying to balance transition and stability in Egypt, but events in Cairo may make that impossible.
Republican Sens. Richard Lugar of Indiana and Orrin Hatch of Utah could face tea party challenges in their 2012 primaries. But while Hatch is embracing the tea party, Lugar is fighting it.
Arctic air pushes unusually far south, bringing 10 to 20 inches of snow and three-foot drifts to Oklahoma, Arkansas, Kansas, and even parts of Texas.
A handful of cities are targeting obesity and hunger by putting a 'food czar' in charge of food-related policy – from getting greens in local markets to coordinating inner city microfarms.
Several tea party freshmen in the House were part of a successful bid to defeat an extension of the Patriot Act. It shows how the tea party could challenge GOP unity on issues beyond the budget – from civil liberties to free trade.
As First Lady Michelle Obama publicizes her chosen issue, childhood obesity, she keeps dropping in humanizing details about her husband. Yes, he has gray hair. And boring fashion sense.
Reviews describe the new ‘Spider-Man’ show on Broadway as ‘a teetering colossus’ and as dull and silly. But ticket sales are brisk.