Senator Lincoln wants to stop big banks' risky derivative trades from being subsidized by taxpayers. Here's how to keep her measure in the financial reform bill.
Ryan Jerabek's parents helped organize an annual footrace that traces the route run by their son, a Marine killed in Iraq. The event honors those who serve in the US armed forces.
Who knew Washington has more than monuments and steakhouses? Among our top-secret spots: a grotto, a terrace with a view, and a gargoyle carved in the shape of Darth Vader.
Negotiations with the House over the final financial reform bill are expected to be more transparent than they were with health-care reform. Exemptions or special deals sought by industry lobbyists are likely to stir intense debate.
Three Republican senators from the Northeast join majority Democrats to advance a financial reform bill to tighten regulation of Wall Street.
The Mojave cross, which the US Supreme Court two weeks ago ruled could stay, was removed early this week, sparking outrage.
Readers write in about speculation that Gen. Petraeus will run for president and the Iraq war.
President Obama has issued a National Day of Prayer proclamation but will not hold an interfaith observance at the White House, as President Bush did. The administration is appealing a ruling last month that the official day of prayer is unconstitutional.