September 11 memorial and museum are top priorities amid a flurry of rebuilding nine years after the attacks.
The National Transportation Safety Board is the agency responsible for investigating pipeline accidents, and it’s likely to have a long list of questions about the gas explosion, San Bruno, Calif.
A faux Republican from California's nonexistent 54th District, Jack Kimble, is tweeting and blogging his way to becoming this season's leading candidate-for-fun. Stephen Colbert 'ran' for president in 2008.
Pastor Terry Jones may have ‘suspended’ plans to burn copies of the Quran at the Dove World Outreach Center in Gainesville, Fla., on 9/11, but the controversial Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, Kan., says it will.
Andrew Cuomo says he won't endorse anyone in Tuesday's five-way Democratic primary in the race to replace him as New York State Attorney General.
On the eve of the September 11 anniversary, Obama made an impassioned plea to Americans to show religious tolerance toward ordinary Muslims. 'We are not at war with Islam,' he said.
Volunteering has become a way to commemorate September 11, 2001. Organizers of 911dayofservice.org hope it will channel people’s willingness to help year-round.
'Stimulus' has become a dirty word in the congressional midterm elections. But at a press conference Friday, President Obama pledged to continue efforts to stimulate jobs and growth.
Medal of Honor bestowals from Iraq and Afghanistan – seven of them – have all occurred posthumously. Now Iowa Staff Sgt. Salvatore Giunta will receive a Medal of Honor for bravery during battle in Afghanistan.
Environmentalist Bill McKibben and a troupe of college students were disappointed Friday when the Obama administration officials refused to accept a solar panel for use on the White House roof.
US Open action on Friday has the women's semifinals. The finals are scheduled for Saturday night. The men will play their semifinal matches Saturday at the US Open.
Even before the outrage over a planned Quran burning, American Muslim groups have been mounting an offensive against a rise in anti-Islamic sentiment, taking to the airwaves to provide a more peaceful view of Islam.
Imam Muhammad Musri is comfortable brokering interfaith dialogue, but in his bid to stop Florida pastor Terry Jones from burning Qurans on Saturday, he has waded into a controversy with global repercussions.
Obama officials knew direct contact to persuade pastor Terry Jones to call off his planned Quran burning could inspire copycats. But Defense Secretary Robert Gates went forward out of concern for US troops' safety.
September 11 can be a difficult subject for students to make sense of, but teachers have an expanding set of resources to help students think about the day.
The media have been criticized for giving Terry Jones and his Koran-burning scheme publicity. But the Web has changed the media landscape. Ignoring the event wasn't an option, media experts say.
Pastor Terry Jones said he would cancel his planned Koran burning and travel to New York to discuss the location of the mosque near ground zero. But it's unclear what has been agreed to.
In the past, White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel has expressed an interest in being mayor of Chicago. The position will be open in 2011. If Emanuel leaves, it could have a knock-on effect.
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and Attorney General Jerry Brown are not required to defend against a legal challenge to Prop. 8, the law banning same-sex marriage, the state supreme court found. So who will defend it now?
Three key Senate races – Florida, Kentucky, and California – come out virtually tied in new polls. But the Republican candidates may be doing better than these polls reflect.