Near Philadelphia, Erin Hurley finds adopted homes for retired race horses, saving them from a trip to the slaughterhouse.
Even if Obama has not received high marks for his handling of the BP oil spill, it remains but one of many elements that voters consider when asked their views of his job performance.
Leash law for cats: In Vermont, a clause in a city law to restrict roaming felines has gotten cat fanciers' dander up.
A man returns home to the US after spending three years at sea on his sailboat.
Like other school districts nationwide, Chicago is facing budget cuts – meaning layoffs and crowded classrooms. The teachers' union is being asked to make concessions, including their guaranteed annual pay raise.
Charles 'Pete' Conrad Jr. stands with the US flag on the surface of the moon during the Apollo 12 mission, in this 1969 file photo. Flag Day is celebrated on June 14, and commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States at the Second Continental Congress in 1777. Flag Day was established in 1916 by President Woodrow Wilson.
Extreme tax avoidance could frustrate Obama's plans to trim the deficit.
The McDonald's recall of 12 million Shrek glasses has prompted a House investigation of cadmium in children's products.
Readers write in about the budget deficit.
Recent arrests in New York, Texas, and Yemen could support the trend of Americans heading abroad for terrorism training. But do the US and Yemen have conflicting security interests?