President Obama will announce Tuesday a plan to revamp the export controls on sensitive military equipment. The move could boost US trade, but it will have to be done carefully, experts say.
A day after the Glenn Beck rally in Washington, the media was stumped by who the real Glenn Beck was and how he had motivated thousands of Americans Saturday.
Hurricane Earl is now a Category 4 hurricane. Long Island and the Northeast could be affected by the projected Hurricane Earl path. But the forecast’s margin of error is still as many as 300 miles.
Meg Whitman, GOP nominee for California governor, is giving less visibility to campaign chairman Pete Wilson now that she's working to broaden her appeal for the general election.
President Obama signed an executive order Monday that adds to the list of North Korea sanctions. This one targets North Korean entities involved in activities such as drug trafficking and arms sales.
President Obama called on Republicans Monday to stop blocking a small business aid package and attempted to reassure Americans that his administration is focused on the economy.
One legacy of public housing cuts is the spread of street gang turf battles to new pockets of the city. Gang violence contributed to a high-crime summer.
As students head back to school, educators nationwide are implementing controversial school reform wrought by Arne Duncan. Pushing competitive market approaches and armed with unprecedented funding and support from the president, he is possibly the most powerful education secretary ever.
Glenn Beck rally attendance has become hotly contested following Saturday's event in Washington. But from Woodstock to the Million Man March, figuring out the number of people who show up at big events has never been easy.
Dancing, singing, mourning, and crying mixed throughout New Orleans this weekend as the city showcased the progress made since Katrina and honored those who died.
President Obama spoke on the fifth anniversary of the day the Hurricane Katrina touched ground in the Gulf Coast. He also addressed the recent Gulf oil spill that continues to impact the region.
Five years after Katrina, New Orleans is rebuilding. The system designed to protect against future storms is better than before, but questions remain about whether it is fortified enough.
There may have been some Democrats at the Glenn Beck rally Saturday, but even many of them aren't happy with the country's direction. Does the large turnout portend trouble for Democrats?
New Orleans has become a laboratory for education reform since hurricane Katrina. Charter schools, which are free to experiment, make up the majority of the city’s schools.
Thousands gathered at Glenn Beck's 'Restoring Honor' rally at the Lincoln Memorial. Beck's message was more religious than political – but less so among tea partiers in the crowd.
Conservation was never a top priority in New Orleans, but Katrina changed that. The city is now an incubator for new home building featuring natural resources and sustainable architecture.
President Obama and Sarah Palin disagreed sharply on the war in Iraq. But in Obama's radio address Saturday and Palin's speech at Glenn Beck's 'Restoring Honor' rally, they agreed on the need to honor and support the troops.
Newly elected New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu recently marked his first one hundred days in office by announcing one hundred Katrina recovery projects, including health clinics, criminal justice facilities, road reconstructions, public recreation, and more. Still, Landrieu says the city’s recovery will take another five years. Here are five critical areas of public policy which may determine whether New Orleans has a successful recovery by 2015.
The Katrina floodwaters that drowned New Orleans caused many to wonder if the city could ever recover. Five years later, recovery is evident in spades. January's Super Bowl win helped set the tone for what recently elected mayor Mitch Landrieu is calling “the new New Orleans.” Here’s a look at four signs of progress that could be models for cities nationwide:
Jama Idle Ibrahim admitted in federal court Friday that he was one of several men who attempted on April 10 to commandeer what they believed was a merchant ship. It was actually a US warship, the USS Ashland. Ibrahim has agreed to testify against five other defendants.