The Phillies' win may go beyond the city to benefit Major League Baseball more widely.
Supporters of Proposition 8, which would outlaw the practice, nose ahead in polls.
The current gas crisis is worse than the 2005 shortages after hurricanes Katrina and Rita, say some experts.
The campaign hopes to increase the ranks of American volunteers from 61 million to 100 million by 2020.
But increased raids this past year mean that many undocumented may choose to stay in the storm zone.
A call to examine the age-21 threshold has sparked heated debate on campuses.
Many who fled hurricane Gustav felt far more anxiety than during Katrina.
Teens can now get marijuana and prescription drugs more easily than last year. But drug usage is not up.
The Summer Night Lights program, started in July, combats gang and gun violence during the summer months by keeping parks and recreation centers in Los Angeles's highest-crime districts open until midnight.
The number of those chronically homeless has sharply declined, a new report says. But family homelessness may be on the rise.
A virtual 'torch relay' heralding the World Cyber Games ends next week in Germany. It's part of an effort to bring video-game competition into the mainstream.
Huge displays along interstates raise old debates over the history of war and slavery.
Leaders within the two faiths, meeting at Yale this week, acknowledge dangers of prejudice, pledge to work toward mutual understanding.
A powwow builds bridges between the town of Meeker and the White River Utes.
Border crackdown and tough economic times in the US are seen as reasons.
Helen LaKelly Hunt of Women Moving Millions aspires to raise $150 million by next spring.
Faith leaders' quest for understanding, commonality begins Tuesday at Yale.
Comic figures gain new academic respect as they enter the world of literary and critical analysis.
With a weak dollar, America is a great buy for foreigners, yet visits are falling.
William and Janet Cohen want to use their experience as a mixed-race couple to start an open discussion on race in America.