Maria Shriver and Arnold Schwarzenegger announced their separation Monday. Despite being a prominent Democrat, Shriver was crucial to her Republican husband's political success.
Cameras, sensors, and video chat allows caregivers to be hundreds of miles away. But some see shades of 'Big Brother' in this new senior care model.
US new home sales skidded to a record low in February, except for one category: homes under $200,000. Goodbye, McMansions.
The US Hispanic population grew 43 percent during the past decade to 50.5 million – more than half the country's population growth. The demographic trend could impact elections.
Detroit has lost one-fourth of its population since 2000. Mayor Dave Bing will fight the US Census Bureau's numbers, which are important in determining federal and state aid. Meanwhile, the city is working to attract new residents by concentrating services in recovering neighborhoods.
Though firmly rooted in Ireland, St. Patrick’s Day was invented in America. Irish-Americans in Boston were the first to celebrate the holiday, back in 1737. Here are five things about St. Patrick’s Day that you may not have known.
British historian Dominic Sandbrook takes an engaging look at the US in the 1970s, seeking for connections between an era of lagging American self-confidence and the rise of today's right wing.