Jerry Brown's State of the State met expectations: 15 minutes focused on his plan for closing California's $25.4 billion deficit, with just a touch of humor to try to bring Republicans on board.
Barbara Bush: The Human Rights Campaign, a national gay rights organization, released a video Tuesday featuring Bush, a New York resident who runs Global Health Corps, a nonprofit public health organization.
Despite a comprehensive study on the subject, the Pentagon offers few specifics about how it will implement the 'don't ask, don't tell' repeal. The process could begin this month.
Critics of Obama's 'pragmatic' approach to Arab regimes say former President Bush was right to push democracy – even if by force. Others say Iraq war delayed its onset in Egypt and elsewhere.
Emerging federal policy allows asylum-seekers to request US sanctuary on grounds they are fleeing domestic violence. Humane, or an immigration floodgate?
Super Bowl XLV will feature the Green Bay Packers and the Pittsburgh Steelers on Feb. 6. How much do you know about the Packers? Take the second installment of our quiz on one of the Super Bowl teams – the 2.0 Version – to find out.
Midwest storm hit Missouri hard on Tuesday. State government is shutting down, due to the severity of the Midwest storm.
Jerry Brown made the first 'State of the State' address of his latest administration to both houses of the California state legislature Monday. There is a projected state budget deficit of over $25 billion facing Gov. Jerry Brown and lawmakers.
Some Democrats, including Sen. John Kerry, are breaking with the White House, calling for Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak to 'step down.' Republicans are deferring to President Obama's policy.
February marks the 36th anniversary of Black History Month, which highlights the actions and achievements of African Americans throughout US history. Other countries, including Canada and the United Kingdom, also celebrate their own black history months. Here's a quiz to test your knowledge of the facts.
Severe weather, in the form of snow, is headed for St. Louis, Kansas City, Chicago, and Milwaukee. A monster storm could dump up to two-feet of snow and drifts piled up to 10 feet.
The Justice Department says it will appeal US District Judge Roger Vinson’s decision, which declared the health-care reform law unconstitutional and void in its entirety.
Some of those finding fault with ‘The King’s Speech’ have griped about the use of the wrong kilt tartan, while others charge that the film whitewashes Nazi sympathies on the part of the king.
Illinois will be the sixth state to recognize civil unions for gay couples. Three states have seen civil unions act as a springboard toward the legalization of gay marriage.
In his State of the State address Monday, Jerry Brown needs to persuade undecided Californians and at least five Republican legislators that his tax-and-cut budget plan is the right one.
A federal judge in Florida rules that the health-care law passed by Congress last year is unconstitutional. Three other federal judges have also ruled on the health-care law – one against, two in favor – setting up a potential Supreme Court showdown.
As another mega-storm bears down on a large swath of the US, snow-encrusted cities and states scramble to cover rising costs of snow plowing. FEMA might help, but qualifying for aid isn't easy.
From mind-blowing plays to 8 head coaches given the axe to Randy Moss wearing out his welcome with two teams inside a month, the 2010 NFL season was full of unexpected moments. Here is our top ten.
Former President Jimmy Carter said Sunday what many experts are thinking: Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak must go. But President Obama has shied away from making such a statement, even as the Egypt protests escalate, leading to some criticism.