Homes, gas stations, hair salons house art exhibits and musical performances in hard times.
After big D.C. case in '08, San Francisco and Philadelphia have seen setbacks for local gun controls. More laws are expected to come under fire.
The central bank says it will pull back when the US recovers, but the timing is tricky.
These two innovators, working independently, provide cheap, effective filters that make polluted water potable.
Many doctors want to see caps on medical malpractice awards – something the president did not endorse in his healthcare speech on Monday.
Too much government involvement in private medical decisions, say some critics. Too scanty on the details, charges another.
By addressing the American Medical Association Monday, Obama is trying to woo a group that was central to defeating healthcare reform 16 years ago.