Tuition at four-year public universities rose again this year, outpacing inflation, according to a report released Thursday by The College Board. Federal aid to states and students softens the bite.
As Halloween approaches, ideas for cute costumes abound. This undated photo shows a young boy dressed as a bumblebee.
To environmentalists, the lifting of the deep-water drilling moratorium Tuesday comes too soon. To the industry, it is seen as the beginning of a new era of uncertainty.
A federal moratorium on deepwater drilling imposed after the Gulf oil spill is expiring this fall, but economists warn that oil companies may not be prepared to restore the thousands of jobs that were lost.
Tea party group FreedomWorks this week launched a 'Diverse Tea' website aimed at promoting diversity within the movement. Local tea party officials across the US speak about their views of diversity.
Floodwaters in New Orleans inundate a neighborhood September 10, 2005, days after levees broke, flooding the city and forcing residents who had not evacuated to scramble to save their lives.
Workplace harassment is at the core of a Louisiana federal trial, the first of its kind in the state.
It will take months, or possibly years to recover from the Gulf oil spill. But there are signs that people are trying to get life – or at least a small part of it – back to normal.
Medicare fraud pushes authorities to conduct the largest fraud bust ever in five different states and arrested dozens of suspects accused in scams totaling $251 million.
Dead zone: An underwater area with little or no oxygen that has plagued Gulf waters for many years will be larger than usual this year.