As many fliers are discovering, airlines these days are canceling their flights well before a winter storm hits.
America's educational system is 'badly broken,' failing students who may not want – or need – a college degree, argues a new report from Harvard's Graduate School of Education.
Troy Polamalu was named the league's best defensive player by the AP this week. With his flowing locks, Troy Polamalu will be a key component of the Pittsburgh Steelers defensive game plan in Super Bowl XLV.
The Green Bay Packers will play the Pittsburgh Steelers in the Super Bowl on Feb. 6. How much do you know about the Steelers? Take the second installment of our quiz on the team – the 2.0 Version – to find out.
The famous groundhog usually foresees six more weeks of winter, but the Punxsutawney Phil 2011 prediction is for early spring. Given his record, though, don't celebrate just yet.
Groundhog day: Punxsutawney Phil emerged just after dawn on Wednesday morning to make his 125th annual weather forecast.
Colleen LaRose, who went by the online name 'Jihad Jane,' has pleaded guilty to four federal charges.
The number of illegal immigrants in the US is no longer falling, a Pew survey finds. The report tracks the community's flight from tough illegal immigration laws and pursuit of job opportunities.
The suit had asked the courts to declare the Terrorist Surveillance Program illegal and unconstitutional. But a judge said the group challenging the wiretap program lacked legal standing.
Americans in 33 states from Oklahoma to Massachusetts are now dealing with a highly dangerous winter storm that will dump a combination of snow and ice on roads, houses and power lines. A significant amount of the precipitation is expected to be ice either in the form of freezing rain – rain that freezes on contact with the ground – or ice pellets, such as sleet. Experts say these are five things you can do to cope with the storm:
President Mubarak, bowing to pressure at home and apparently from the US, said Tuesday he will not seek reelection in September. Dissatisfied, protesters look to Egypt's military to take their side.
Punxsutawney Phil has been prognosticating about when spring will come since the 1880s, and he's developed quite a legend in the meantime. Here are five Punxsutawney Phil tidbits you may not have heard ahead of Groundhog Day 2011.
A National Bed Bug Summit in Washington seeks to make headway against bed bug infestations across the US. The new approach: integrated pest management.
Punxsutawney Phil: The National Weather Service is calling for as much as seven inches of snow in Punxsutawney, followed by a possible mix of sleet and freezing rain overnight Tuesday into Wednesday morning.
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?