US 'is committed to doing more' to help expedite flow of bank loans to America's small businesses, Treasury Secretary Geithner pledged Wednesday.
The Taliban rode Honda motorcycles, but US and Afghanistan troops didn't fall for trap set by hardened, battle-ready insurgents.
A Republican effort to stall an Obama appeals court nominee failed Tuesday. A full Senate vote on Judge David Hamilton is set for Wednesday.
Idea of transferring Guantánamo detainees to a prison in Illinois has backing of state's top Democrats, but Republican congressmen balk.
Some 400 students attended Obama's town hall meeting in Shanghai, China, Monday. But Chinese censors blocked Facebook and YouTube, limiting coverage to local TV and China's official news agency.
Spurred by the birth of his son, novelist Jonathan Safran Foer investigates the system that puts meat on our plates.
Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four others are to stand trial in New York. Here's the evidence federal prosecutors will use against them.
A longer school day can help improve student test scores, closing the achievement gap. But critics question the cost of those additional hours.
The economy appears to be turning around, but small business owners say job creation won’t resume until consumers start spending again and credit becomes more available.