Coastal residents from Surf City, N.C., to the Virginia border should be ready for hurricane conditions within 48 hours, forecasters said Thursday morning. Irene is still a Category 3 hurricane, but it has broadened.
The MEK, whose terrorist listing is up for review by the State Department, is not apt to directly threaten the US. But delisting the group could hurt Iran's Green movement.
Former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani addressed a rally on Sept. 23, 2010 in protest against the presence of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad at the UN. The MEK-linked event is one of many where Mr. Giuliani has advocated taking the MEK off the US terrorism list. He spoke beside a portrait of the Paris-based MEK leader Maryam Rajavi.
Wild parsnip is an invasive plant that aggressively spreads to take over fields and roadsides.
Federal spending cuts mean fewer dollars will flow to the states for unemployment benefits, education, health care, and other state-run programs. Many states will have to cut services or raise taxes.
Selling the debt-ceiling deal to a critical mass of lawmakers is a formidable political reach. Many conservatives say the deal doesn’t go far enough, while some liberals say the richest Americans should have to pay more taxes.
Why the country's conservative drift, on a wide range of issues, has accelerated.
President Obama on Friday unveiled fuel-efficiency standards of 54.5 miles per gallon by 2025 – a significant step in dealing with emissions and oil consumption.
Sunday was the first day gay couples could be legally married in New York. Hundreds lined up to say "I do." New York brings to six the number of states where such marriages can be performed.