On Tuesday, Congress passed the spending bill to keep the government running - 160 days late, and not without some unusual friction between House and Senate leaders.
The famed potter was as gracious as her work
Mexico's drug wars are spilling over into the US, forcing Obama's administration to refocus attention on the border.
‘Member projects’ are a tiny part of the federal budget, but they’re a problem for Obama.
Though the Pentagon budget is slated to rise, he confronts an urgent need to force greater discipline on military spending.
A documentary film about two scientists who roam the world to record vanishing languages is a vivid reminder of just how choosing to speak a mother tongue can be a political act.