Lyn Walters fly fishes in the Merrymeeting River in Alton, N.H., on Oct. 8, 2009.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (l.) and Rep. Joe Sestak (D) of Pennsylvania, take questions during a news conference in Philadelphia, Penn., on Aug. 17. Bloomberg endorsed Sestak in his bid to fill Sen. Arlen Specter's Senate seat.
The case of a mother sending her adopted Russian child back could slow or even stop US-Russia adoptions. Russia was the No. 3 country for US international adoptions last year.
The fifth big snowstorm to hit the East Coast this season - forecast to begin Thursday - has meteorologists reaching for Thesauruses and trash-talking in their efforts to top one another. At what point does a legitimate warning of a 'Monster Storm' become hype?
Full text of President Obama's State of the Union address
The Christmas Day airliner bombing attempt consumed his attention for two weeks. On Friday, Obama moved to address the economy, announcing $2.3 billion in tax credits to help create clean-energy jobs.
The financial reform bill passed Friday in the House spans many markets and regulatory activities. But some experts warn that the economy could remain exposed to bubbles, busts, and firms "too big to fail."
The US economy lost 11,000 jobs in November, far less than the 125,000 expected losses. Will a jobs recovery gain momentum faster than many economists thought was likely?
The job approval rating for Obama has now fallen below 50 percent in a Gallup poll – amid issues of jobs, healthcare reform, and Afghanistan strategy.
Lyn Walters fly fishes in the Merrymeeting River in Alton, N.H., on Oct. 8.