Homegrown militants like Jihad Jane are joining the Islamist terror threat to the US. For some, it's as much about social distress as it is about radical ideology.
A prosecutor in Orange Country, Calif., filed a law suit against Toyota Friday to force the company to halt sales of "defective" vehicles. Foreign companies have a losing legacy in US courts.
#12 California: Jobseeker Michael Williams flashes a 'hang loose' sign as he stands on an exit ramp in Irvine, Calif. to advertise himself to the job market. For the Golden State, the 2000s have been a bust. The last time, California had fewer workers on the job, people were gripped with millennial fervor and worried about the Y2K bug (December 1999).
CHRISTOPHER LEE CORNELL: Cornell's plot to wage violent jihad against lawmakers and staff at the US Capitol was a textbook case of a lone wolf terrorist inspired by Al Qaeda and the Islamic State.
The White House hosted a meeting Tuesday with 14 key senators, many from coal- and oil-producing states, who oppose curbs on carbon emissions. Obama appears to be making a big push to win Senate passage of revamped climate-energy legislation.
With more people expressing doubts about global warming, passing climate legislation in Congress will be more difficult.
From 'tea party' protesters to antiwar advocates, Americans on all sides of the political spectrum seem angry about something. But for all the tumult, the disaffection today is far less than in many periods in the past.
A thorough – and sometimes painful – examination of the struggles of the US auto industry.