The Obama administration says that stimulus spending is ahead of schedule, despite critics' complaints that the program has fallen short of its goals.
The Westminster dog show winner owes her adorable walk and diminutive stature to one copy of a gene. In general, though, from a pampered Poodle to a lovable shelter mutt, dogs are 'pretty much identical,' canine geneticist explains.
A fight aboard a city bus in Oakland, Calif., is the latest fracas on public transit to be captured on video and disseminated on YouTube. Such images, rightly or wrongly, may heighten concern about the safety of public transportation in the US.
The TSA announced Wednesday that it will begin random swabbing of passengers' hands to check for signs of explosives.
Grassroots efforts are under way to draft rock musician John Mellencamp as a replacement for retiring Sen. Evan Bayh of Indiana.
Is Sarah Palin so powerful that she can pummel Twitter?
President Obama wants to ship Guantanamo Bay detainees to a rural Illinois state prison. Why are locals welcoming the detainees?
Sen. Evan Bayh's last-minute announcement that he won't run for reelection means state party leaders will have to find a candidate. In Indiana, whoever that is will have to be a relatively conservative Democrat who can work with Republicans.
Is the massive $787 billion spending package stimulating the economy? Here’s a look at the impact of the 2009 stimulus at the state level.
Ties between the tea party movement and the patriot movement could diminish the impact of conservative protesters. But seeing the tea party solely as a fringe movement has already cost the Democrats dearly.
Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney won't press charges against a fellow passenger who took a swing at him Monday night.
Virginia, Texas, and interested groups are going to court to challenge the science behind the EPA's ruling that greenhouse gases are a danger to human heath and welfare.
Some 69 percent of Americans polled say that many people who are qualified don't get the chance, according to a new poll -- the highest number ever.
Vice President Biden celebrated the one-year anniversary of the president's stimulus package Wednesday. But on the job-creation front, the majority of Americans don't see it.
Neurobiologist Amy Bishop, charged with killing three faculty colleagues at the University of Alabama-Huntsville, had a squeaky-clean public record despite several brushes with the law. There's more than one reason her record didn't follow her.
At the Westminster dog show 2010, Scottish Terrier 'Sadie' took best in show. She's the eighth Scottie to win at Westminster.
The Center for American Progress, a liberal think tank, found that 54 percent of Americans polled say the 17-year-old 'don't ask, don't tell' law that forbids openly homosexual men and women from serving in the military should be reversed.
On the eve of next week's televised healthcare summit, President Obama and Democrats have no choice except to press ahead on reform, said Democratic pollster Stanley Greenberg Wednesday at a Monitor breakfast.
With the announcement that Sen. Evan Bayh is not running for reelection, the GOP has a good shot at taking over yet another Senate seat from Democrats in the November midterms.
Fiscal watchdogs are skeptical of Obama's move to give US loan guarantees for the construction of nuclear power plants, citing risk of default. Wall Street, too, has been reluctant to invest. Might that change now?