For centenarian Helen Camerota, a long life is a full life: she still cooks for crowds and drives
In Jack Borden's long life he's done everything from delivering ice to being an FBI agent – and he's not ready to quit
Centenarian Kate Hecht's secret to long life included social networking to outmaneuver the Nazis
A top admiral says US Navy armed patrols can't chase Somali pirates indefinitely. Other ways must be found to get to the source of piracy off the coast of Somalia.
Ash from Eyjafjallajokull, the Iceland volcano that erupted this week, has caused airlines to cancel thousands of flights. Scientists say the chemical makeup and shape of the ash cloud's dust particles will tell them more.
Since South Korea's ship the Cheonan went down, Seoul has been careful not to jump to conclusions about North Korean involvement. But the list of provocative acts by the north is long.
Gay rights activists cheered Obama's memo on hospital visitation rights, but the president faces increasing tension with constituencies who helped elect him and expected faster results.
Gun rights activists argued that concealed carry laws may have been a protection during the Virginia Tech shooting. But states have not moved to allow concealed weapons on college campuses, though student groups continue to lobby to lift gun bans.
The Library of Congress plan to archive all communication on Twitter has us wondering how history would sound if Twitter had been around in 1776.
US District Judge Barbara Crabb ruled that the National Day of Prayer violates the First Amendment’s prohibition on government endorsement of religion.
According to President Obama, NASA needs a goal beyond the space station and the moon for human spaceflight to inspire the nation as the Apollo mission did. He has chosen Mars.
The 'tea party' movement still has much to prove. Populist movements often fizzle. But it has reinvigorated the Republican Party and constitutional ideals in an era of fading federalism.
The tax day 'tea party' in Washington felt like a party indeed, with protesters almost joyful on a summery day where they accused administration officials of treason and rallied for GOOOH.
The administration is wary of allowing Sens. Joe Lieberman and Susan Collins open access to front-line agents in their investigation into the Fort Hood shootings, which left 13 people dead.
But many education reformers see the Crist veto in Florida as just a temporary setback in their quest to improve teaching and teacher compensation.
Dismantle health-care reform, stop pork, and protect the Constitution are three of 10 election priorities in the 'tea party' movement's Contract From America, to be unveiled Thursday.
The prosecution's document detailing charges, released Wednesday, show Rod Blagojevich's power plays started the moment he took office as Illinois governor. His wife and influence peddler Antoin 'Tony' Rezko are alleged to be involved, too.
The State Department's new Civilian Response Corps supplements US military efforts in disaster areas, such as Haiti, and war zones. It's still small but has the backing of top officials.
A bill passed by the Arizona State Legislature takes aim at illegal immigration by directing police to look into the immigration status of anyone whom they have 'reasonable suspicion' to believe is in the country unlawfully.
A new poll showing an 'intensity gap' between Democratic and Republican voters raises questions about the Tea Party's impact ahead of 2010 Congressional elections.