The money was supposed to be spent quickly. According to a list released Thursday, Wyoming and two other states have done well. Florida? Not so much.
Cuba will allow Russia to look for oil and gas in its territorial waters. Environmentalists cringe, but the industry says its time for the US to look for more oil in the Gulf of Mexico, too.
A new federal program will allow snakes to be hunted in the Everglades and other US lands in south Florida.
Most are feral – the offspring of pets let loose in the wild. Some say their danger to humans is actually low.
Florida considers bounty hunters to deal with pythons, which threaten people and endangered native species.
First, Sen. John Ensign and Gov. Mark Sanford admitted to having affairs. Friday, Palin left politics (for now). But the list of potential Republican candidates for the White House is still long.
Team Obama has picked favorites for races in Pennsylvania, Illinois, and New York. Local party figures say that undermines democracy – and is not the national party's job.
A toxic substance is suspected of causing corrosion, health problems, and foul odors, bringing lawsuits and calls for government action.
At least six governors have said they may refuse money, but will they face a backlash?