Black voters were a key part of Obama’s election in 2008. But now some African-American leaders are criticizing him for not doing enough.
US businesses made job cuts in December, when many had expected Friday’s employment report to find a gain in jobs. The unemployment rate remained at 10 percent.
The brutal cold snap that has put much of the Northern Hemisphere on ice this week doesn't disprove global warming or mean we're off the hook for greenhouse emissions.
Richard Blumenthal, expected to run to replace retiring Sen. Christopher Dodd (D), has been Connecticut's attorney general since 1991. He enjoys high approval ratings in his home state.
Chris Dodd announced Wednesday he would not be seeking a sixth term, ending a career helped by massive campaign contributions from Wall Street.
After six days of gains, stocks' streak is over. But past patterns suggest a good month ahead.
The stock market will close 2009 with some momentum. But will it be able to carry that growth through 2010?
Case-Shiller index shows no monthly gain in home prices, although annual recovery continues.