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.
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.
The Monitor's 14th annual Young Poets Contest winners.
In renovating an old farrmhouse, the owner discovers that solar panels can be leased instead of purchased.
Ahead of curling competition today in Vancouver at 9 am (12 pm EST), Google offered the sport a Doodle and The Simpsons featured an episode wherein Homer curls in the Vancouver Games.
Movie director Kevin Smith fumed on Twitter after he was bounced from a commercial flight because he was deemed to big to fit in the seat. He later got an apology, Twitter-style.
In Don DeLillo's latest novel, two men sit outside a desert hideaway, deep in discussion about the Iraq war.
The White House has invited congressional Republicans to join Democrats for a healthcare summit to be moderated by President Obama and broadcast live. But Obama says legislative proposals should be on the table, and the GOP wants to start from scratch.
A new report warns that Silicon Valley's status as a center of economic growth and innovation is in danger. Silicon Valley has lost 90,000 jobs since 2008, and venture capital funding has plunged.