More are offering grants and tuition credit to high school students who put off classes for a year or more of service.
Two teens learn a lot about themselves – and American history – when they’re forced to spend the summer with their grandmother.
Budget cuts are forcing many towns to scrap fireworks shows, though in some, local residents and businesses have stepped up to keep the tradition going.
Nurturing start-ups works even better than infrastructure projects.
Firms and feds offer free connections to customers shut out by high costs.
It's better for Democrats than 59. But a Senate supermajority didn't much help the last president to have one: Jimmy Carter.
About $50 billion in backlog repairs is needed for rail transit systems, but just $5.6 billion was spent in 2006, according to one report.
One senator calls this the 'terror gap' and vows to plug it, but gun owners fear the government might use the FBI's terror list to crack down on law-abiding citizens.