A well-planned landscape can increase your home's beauty and its sale price.
A temporary repair made during Labor Day weekend failed in high winds, leaving thousands of commuters in a traffic mess. The Federal Highway Administration is investigating.
New software sorts out the consensus from the contentious.
The flap over the arrest of the black Harvard scholar sparked a spirited national discussion, but did it turn out to be a ‘teachable moment’?
A federal judicial panel orders the state to come up with a plan to cut prison populations. But any such plan would be carried out over two years – and any actual release order challenged.
As a senator, Obama voted against Justices Roberts and Alito on the basis of their ideology, Republicans say. Why can't we do the same? they ask.
Democrats push for July; GOP senators say they need more time to examine her record.
Republicans on Capitol Hill are acutely aware that the tone and content of the nominee's hearing could redefine the party after two punishing national elections.
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