UPDATE: No net growth in new jobs in August kept the US unemployment rate at 9.1 percent. Six reasons the country is struggling to put people to work – and why it may not last.
Budget stalemate has many on Capitol Hill crunching numbers. With any new budget, taxes may be the real third rail of politics. Can the U.S. solve its fiscal woes without more revenue?
People are working longer – out of necessity and choice – as the world undergoes one of the biggest demographic shifts in history.
A new Gallup survey shows a record share of registered voters -- especially Republicans -- say they're more enthusiastic than usual about voting. A really high turnout at election polls may mean Democrats marshaled their forces at the end.
First lady Michelle Obama has made childhood obesity her signature project with the 'Let's Move' campaign. Wednesday she takes the message to the national Parent Teacher Association at a National Legislative Conference in Arlington, Va.
From 'tea party' protesters to antiwar advocates, Americans on all sides of the political spectrum seem angry about something. But for all the tumult, the disaffection today is far less than in many periods in the past.
Why Americans are getting more conservative about affairs, but seem willing to accept them in their own marriages.
The Centralia, Pa., coal fire is expected to drive out the town's few remaining residents.
From the rise of the tightwad to the decline of the Sun Belt, American values and industries will be reinvented as the nation comes out of the worst recession since the 1930s.