The healthcare reform debate is explained using the metaphor of an elephant and a parrot.
Congress and ordinary Americans debate whether Obama's healthcare plan will reduce costs or increase them.
A triple suicide bombing attacked Iraq police and a hospital killing at least 30 and wounding 40, defying heightened security and stoking sectarian fears ahead of the Iraq election scheduled for Sunday.
A compromise climate bill being developed in the Senate may drop controversial cap and trade legislation passed by the House.
Criticisms of climate change science are piling up as public concern wanes. But evidence of global warming continues to accumulate.
Fed Chairman Bernanke called Ron Paul's allegation bizarre, but there is some evidence of heightened Fed secrecy in the Watergate years.
Indiana's Republican Gov. Mitch Daniels, asked about a presidential run in 2012, said, 'Can’t you name 100 reasons that no sane person would do this?' Then he left the door open to the possibility.