Tax forms won't be showing up in your mailbox this winter. The Internal Revenue Service has decided not to mail tax forms to taxpayers.
9,400-year-old dog: Researchers are saying they have found a bone fragment from what they are calling the earliest confirmed domesticated dog in the Americas.
Pre-existing conditions and small business owners feature the White House's weapon of choice in the fight against health care reform repeal efforts: webcasts.
Tiger Woods has made it official. The Farmers Insurance Open in San Diego, beginning next Thursday, will be the first 2011 tournament for Tiger Woods.
Australian Open 2011 is underway down under. Venus Williams, the ladies 4th seed, and Roger Federer, the men's defending champion, each had tough matches on Wednesday. But the pair did advance.
As Republicans move to vote Wednesday to undo Obama's health-care reform bill, Democrats are posing a question to new House members: What would repeal mean to their constituents?
The gun of a Gardena High School student apparently went off accidentally, seriously injuring two, police said Tuesday. But Gardena High School checks students with security wands.
Former President Bill Clinton visits Chicago to support Rahm Emanuel's bid for mayor.
This interview with Kennedy aide and Peace Corps founder Sargent Shriver, which ran on the front page of the Monitor on May 6, 1963, offers a look at the Corps just two years after its founding, at a time when it had just over 4,000 volunteers. Since then, some 200,000 Americans have served with the Corps, which will turn 50 this year.
Mohammed al-Adahi, a Guantánamo detainee, has been held without charge since 2002. A US judge ordered his release, but an appeals court reversed that, and the Supreme Court declined the case.
Love her or hate her, GOP leaders can't stop talking about the former Alaska governor – even if they want to.
Sen. Richard Lugar notes that the GOP's renewed focus on the deficit – and the huge costs of the Afghanistan war – mean that many conservatives are starting to question the endeavor.
Hu Jintao will be the guest of President Obama this week for what some US-China experts are calling the most important US visit by a Chinese leader since Deng Xiaoping’s groundbreaking trip in 1979. The intrigue then was around the opening-up of the communist giant. But some three decades later the focus is very different, as China becomes an increasingly active and self-confident player both in the international economy and on the global diplomatic stage. Here are seven key questions pertaining to US-China relations in light of President Hu's visit:
The tea party plans to oppose Senator Richard Lugar in the 2012 Republican primary election – his first primary challenge since 1976.
Democrat Kent Conrad, a four-term incumbent from North Dakota, says he will not seek reelection in 2012, giving Republicans their first big chance to pick up a Senate seat in the next election.
Opponents of the gay marriage law had sought to take the issue to D.C. voters in a referendum. But the refusal of the Supreme Court to hear the case effectively puts an end to the referendum.
Screening for all air cargo shipped to the US via commercial passenger planes must be in place by the end of 2011, under a TSA proposal. The Yemen bomb plot led TSA to accelerate its timetable.
A wintry mix of snow turning to slush and freezing rain hit New York and Boston Tuesday, and one meteorologist says a line of snow storms is set to hit the Northeast from now to February.
Hanging over Chinese President Hu Jintao’s state visit in Washington this week: Does he control the People's Liberation Army?
The Republican leadership is planning only one day of debate on health care reform repeal, but some House GOP lawmakers insist that the vote is not just a symbol.