New data show the illegal immigrant population in the US plunged between 2008 and 2009. The report has sparked a debate about the reasons behind the decline and what it means for reform.
02/11/2010 06:56 pm
Utah missed the big property run-ups in California and elsewhere, but it's No. 5 in foreclosures, according to a new RealtyTrac study.
02/11/2010 11:35 am
At a security conference in Munich, US and NATO officials says that an Afghanistan plan to negotiate with the Taliban won't include 'direct contact' between the US and the insurgents.
02/08/2010 12:44 pm
US society and the Pentagon are moving toward ending the ban on gays serving openly in the military. But powerful lawmakers want to keep the 1993 law, and it may be other conservatives who convince them that times have changed.
02/06/2010 03:14 pm
Tea Party Nation announced at its first convention Friday that it’s forming a political action committee to help fund, train, and guide upstart campaigns across the country. It won’t be the first, or likely the last.
02/05/2010 07:13 pm
Eight small-staffed but high-quality seed companies to consider for this growing season.
02/05/2010 10:50 am
Massachusetts' Scott Brown was sworn into his Senate seat Thursday, giving Republicans the 41 votes needed to filibuster legislation.
02/04/2010 08:28 pm
President Obama's budget for NASA seeks to end its back-to-the-moon program, rely more heavily on private companies, and invest in new technologies for human space exploration.
02/01/2010 06:51 pm
This year, more automakers will roll out electric cars to American roadways.
02/01/2010 09:52 am
Golden State lawmakers ask which is more important: building the nation's largest solar-energy farm or protecting a fragile ecosystem?
01/29/2010 02:05 pm