Yellowstone River oil spill: About 150 people showed up at an EPA meeting Wednesday night with questions about health risks, the duration of the cleanup, and whether the oil will permanently damage their livestock or property.
By a 49-to-25 vote, the California Assembly approved a law requiring schools to include the contributions of gay Americans in their curriculum. Gov. Jerry Brown has not said whether he would sign the bill.
Slugger Barry Bonds was convicted on one of four perjury and obstruction charges, in connection with a probe of illegal steroid use. Ex-pitching ace Roger Clemens faces six charges – and may have a harder time avoiding conviction, experts say.
Yellowstone grizzly attack may result from two converging trends: More visitors to Yellowstone National Park and the rebounding grizzly bear population.
Casey Anthony will stay in jail until July 13, serving her sentence for lying to police investigating the disappearance of 2-year-old Caylee Anthony. Jurors, meanwhile, begin to defend their verdict.
Eliot Spitzer canceled: CNN reshuffled its schedule move Anderson Cooper's flagship newscast into the tough 8 p.m. time slot and eliminate Spitzer's 'In the Arena' program.
Republican and Democratic leaders resume talks with President Obama Thursday on raising the national debt limit and bringing down the deficit. Will anyone bring more to the table this time?
TSA warning: If terrorists hide bombs inside their bodies, current screening measures may be useless.
President Obama used a first-ever White House Twitter town hall to reach out to young voters. Twitter users sent in questions from around the country.
From the start the case against Casey Anthony lacked direct physical evidence tying the defendant to her daughter's death. And the prosecution's demeanor and tactics may have alienated the jury.
‘Affordable colleges’ can mean different things depending on the vantage point. For chief financial officers at schools, affordable colleges could mean heavier teaching loads and rising tuition.
After years of wrangling, US and Mexican officials signed an agreement Wednesday that allows trucks from each nation to travel on the other country’s highways – a key provision of NAFTA.
Surprise! It turns out America's problem with runaway budget deficits is solvable, after all. That, at least, is the opinion of some prominent think thanks that have been offering ready-made blueprints. As Republicans and Democrats seek to boost the limit on federal borrowing while reining in future deficits, here are six proposals, ranging from liberal to conservative, that grew out of a "solutions initiative" sponsored by the Peter G. Peterson Foundation.
The Obama administration is showing support for labor unions, while some states, like Wisconsin, work to strip some of their key powers. If the job market continues to weaken, could Obama's support for unions hinder his reelection campaign?
An 800-page report says at least 178 Atlanta teachers and principals cheated to raise student test scores. Some may face jail time, putting a new spin on the phrase 'high-stakes testing.'
Mitt Romney took in more campaign funds than any other Republican during the second quarter of 2011, but not as much as he raised during the same period in the presidential election four years ago.
Roger Clemens’ s hopes of ever making the Hall of Fame may partly hinge on his current perjury trial. Prosecutors allege Clemens lied under oath before Congress by denying he ever used performance-enhancing drugs. See how much you know about Clemens by taking this test.
Phoenix dust storm knocks out power for thousands of residents. Area transportation hubs reported delays early Tuesday evening from the Phoenix dust storm.
President Obama has invited congressional leaders to the White House Thursday to try to resolve the stalemate over raising the debt limit. The deadline for a deal is Aug. 2.
Columnist David Brooks suggested Tuesday morning that intransigence in the debt-limit talks may lead Americans to declare Republicans 'not fit to govern.' Is he right?