Journalists like Juan Williams, fired Wednesday, are laboring under increasing demands to share their personality and opinion while at the same time abiding by traditional ethics rules.
President Obama tried to energize women voters at a town hall meeting Thursday in Seattle. He's also set to campaign for Washington's Patty Murray and California's Barbara Boxer.
G20 nations are in danger of escalating currency wars, as each strives to give its exports a price advantage on the world market. Anxiety rises as finance ministers meet this week.
Voter turnout will be especially important for Democrats in the midterm elections. The higher the overall turnout, the more likely Democrats will benefit. Both parties are appealing energetically to independents and the undecided.
College costs are not only what you pay up front, but also what debt you carry into the future. The class of 2009 graduated with an average of $24,000 in debts from student loans, up 6 percent from the previous year, according to a report Thursday from The Project on Student Debt in Oakland, Calif. But the report also identifies 20 four-year public and private nonprofit colleges where graduates took on the least amount of debt – an average of $3,000 to $8,500.
A disproportionate amount of the 'secret money' being contributed to political campaigns in Election 2010 is going to Republicans, says Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chairman Rep. Chris Van Hollen.
As NPR's Juan Williams learned when he was fired Thursday for comments that were taken to be anti-Muslim, the axe is swift to fall when media personalities speak out on controversial topics. Here is his story and those of five others recently ousted for voicing unpopular views.
Deanna Favre has had to deal with serious issues in her life. Thursday, Deanna Favre was interviewed about some of those on ABC's 'Good Morning America.'
Maryland Rep. Chris Van Hollen led Democrats to a House majority in 2008 and has the same job in 2010, but he won't take a third term as Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee head.
The Pentagon is dependent upon contractors in the Afghanistan war. But many of the security companies are undermining – or even working against –the US war effort.
The contract of Juan Williams as a senior NPR news analyst was terminated following his comments about Muslims made Monday on Fox's 'The O’Reilly Factor.'
ALCS Game 5 was must-win for New York, and it did, 7-2. The Rangers-Yankees series returns to Texas Friday with the Rangers seeking their first World Series berth.
Sara Bareilles performs Friday at a Las Vegas middle school, where Obama will host his latest "Moving America Forward" rally.
Boy Scouts: Church officials were initially thrilled earlier this month when the Stokes family volunteered as leaders, until they saw on the couple's application forms that they belong to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Justis Thomas' wife, Virginia Thomas, phoned Anita Hill on Oct. 9, to ask for an apology for accusations Hill made in 1991 that Justis Thomas sexually harassed her. Virginia Thomas is known as the most politically active Supreme Court spouse.
An appeals court decides that 'don't ask, don't tell' can temporarily remain in effect as legal proceedings continue. The Obama administration is appealing a ruling last week that 'don't ask, don't tell' must be abandoned immediately.
People who can't make it to Washington for the Jon Stewart-Stephen Colbert 'Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear' Oct. 30 are holding 'meet-ups.' By one measure, the rally might spawn more local events than the tea party movement has.
Sen. Russ Feingold (D) of Wisconsin has been easily elected to the Senate three times before. But the political climate this year has made this race much closer.
The prospect of a higher official retirement age infuriates many French. Boosting the age limit in the US is one way to help make Social Security solvent, many economists say. Would Americans be just as mad?
Zachary Adam Chesser pleaded guilty to threatening the creators of 'South Park' for lampooning the Prophet Mohammed. He also admitted to attempting to support Somali terrorists.