Breaking partisan stalemate, 13 Republicans joined Democrats Wednesday to approve a $15 billion jobs bill. Both sides see the cooperation as a template for progress on future legislation.
Appearing stiff but sincere, golfing great Tiger Woods apologizes to the world, and his family, for his ‘irresponsible and selfish behavior.’
It’s a winter to remember – one that is likely to trigger a host of studies that try to tease out details of the factors contributing to the season’s snowstorms.
President Obama on Tuesday proposed extending his Race to the Top education reform program another year. But some teacher's unions and school districts are fighting the reforms.
On the federal holiday, the Monitor remembers 12 Martin Luther King Jr. quotes and his 'I have a dream' speech.
For the first time since records have been kept, the number of instances in which aircraft hit birds or other wildlife could top 10,000 for 2009. Increasingly, pilots worry about 'feathered bullets'.
The law originally was designed to stop the Jim Crow-era lynching of black men. But in recent years, South Carolina's lynching law mainly had targeted African-American gang members.
The Obama administration announced Tuesday that it is backing Illinois in a lawsuit over how to stop Asian carp from entering the Great Lakes. Officials in Michigan, who brought the lawsuit, claim that Obama is favoring his home state.
The Caribbean: St. Jean Bay in Saint Barth is shown here.