By next summer, more than half the US troops in Iraq will have come home. Meanwhile, General McChrystal wants up to 40,000 more in Afghanistan.
The Bay State's mandatory insurance law is raising costs, limiting access, and lowering care.
Facebook removed a poll Monday asking if President Obama should be assassinated. The Secret Service is investigating this and other potential threats, which have grown as Obama pushes healthcare reform.
The Facebook poll is just one of many examples of increasing vitriol and threats against Obama and the government.
Backers of the public option will draw hope from the vote, which was closer than expected. But tough healthcare negotiations lie ahead.
Derrion Albert was apparently caught in a brawl between two rival student groups as he walked home from Fenger High School. It’s not the city’s first such incident: In 2008, more than 30 students were killed.