President Obama hoped to reach out to Senate Republicans in a meeting Tuesday. But 'we simply have a large difference of opinion,' one said.
05/25/2010 08:29 pm
Boycotts from Mexico and several US cities aren't likely to throw Arizona back into a recession, but the fallout from the Arizona immigration law is hurting some businesses in the short term.
05/25/2010 06:31 pm
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President Obama will send 1,200 National Guard troops to help secure the US-Mexico border, pre-empting Republican plans to try and force a vote on such a deployment.
05/25/2010 05:20 pm
A White House plan released Monday would give the president more power to cut 'pork' spending. But Congress controls the federal purse strings jealously.
05/25/2010 09:38 am
'Fair Elections' reform would allow public servants like those in Congress to focus on policy, not fundraising.
05/24/2010 02:35 pm
The case for adding new ground-based telescopes is compelling, astronomy experts say. But they cost $700 million to $1 billion apiece just to build.
05/21/2010 01:42 pm
In a speech today to the US Congress, Mexican President Felipe Calderon said the new Arizona immigration law amounts to acceptance of racial profiling. He also called for an assault weapons ban.
05/20/2010 06:13 pm
Rand Paul, a favorite of the 'tea party' movement, won the Republican nomination for US Senate in Kentucky. But he's become embroiled over the landmark Civil Rights Act, which outlawed racial segregation.
05/20/2010 03:10 pm
Bobby's McFerrin's latest album 'VOCAbuLarieS,' TV hit 'Glee' on tour, 'Invictus' with Morgan Freeman out on DVD, and more top picks.
05/19/2010 07:00 pm