Tuition at four-year public universities rose again this year, outpacing inflation, according to a report released Thursday by The College Board. Federal aid to states and students softens the bite.
'The Daily Show' host Jon Stewart grilled President Obama on his campaign promises in a remarkably somber 23 minutes for the comedy program Wednesday night.
The tea party has energized Republicans, even if it also complicates life for the GOP after Nov. 2. But the movement is actually part of a larger Election 2010 trend -- one that features the most diverse GOP field in history.
GOP control of one or both houses of Congress after Election 2010 would be seen as a setback for President Obama. But history shows that divided government can work to a president's advantage.
A timeline of third party showings.
President Obama appeared on the Daily Show Wednesday, but was more serious than his last appearance on the show. The President interwove a few light moments with a defense of his policies, ending by urging young people to vote next Tuesday.
On Wednesday Cook County Sherriff Tom Dart said he would not run for Chicago mayor. He was considered the main challenger to Rahm Emanuel, the former Obama White House chief of staff.
The same gun was used in two recent shootings – one at the Pentagon and one at a Marine Corps building in Triangle, Va., authorities say. Few clues so far about the motive of the gunman.
Farooque Ahmed, a Pakistani-born US citizen, allegedly attempted to provide material support to individuals he believed to be members of Al Qaeda.
WWE CEO Vince McMahon sued to make sure supporters of his wife Linda McMahon wouldn't run afoul of electioneering rules if they wore WWE merchandise to the polls.
Comedy Central has provided no details about the Jon Stewart/Stephen Colbert 'Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear.' But the park service permit lays out the schedule minute-by-minute.
Carly Fiorina spent a day in the hospital this week. The impact it has on her bid to unseat Sen. Barbara Boxer could depend on how her campaign handles the challenge.
Tom Tancredo, former congressman and anti-immigrant firebrand, is surging in his third-party bid to be Colorado's next governor. Democrat John Hickenlooper's campaign has been 'nondescript.'
Many grass-roots activists want candidates to sign pledges to, say, undo health-care reform. Will such pledges tie lawmakers' hands later, or improve accountability?
President Obama is appearing on 'The Daily Show With Jon Stewart' because that's where the young voters are, the White House says. The appearance is Wednesday night.
World Series number 106, between the Texas Rangers and San Francisco Giants, gets underway in 'The City by the Bay' Wednesday night. This will be the 19th time the Giants franchise qualified for the World Series. With help from sanfranciscogiants.com, take our quiz and put your Giants knowledge to the test. Answers to questions can be found on subsequent pages and on the final question page.
Republican strategists urge party supporters to show 'maturity, sobriety, and patience,' and not to push for too much, too fast from an anticipated GOP majority in the House.
Authorities say a plane crash in southwest Washington state killed all three aboard, Tuesday. The site is yet unreachable due to snow impasse.
A building leaking carbon monoxide in Flagstaff, Arizona, sickened more than two dozen, Tuesday.