The new regulations on fuel economy and tailpipe emissions announced Tuesday are 'part of a far larger effort,' he said.
After Katrina, the Big Easy is slowly attracting newcomers and rebuilding its economy.
Expectations are high that Obama will nominate a woman. Though female jurisprudence is not much different from that of male judges, women tend to be more pro-women's rights and to tilt more toward plaintiffs in sex-discrimination cases.
A $13 billion proposal could lay high-speed tracks in the midwest, California, and Florida.
Opposition to his appearance at Sunday's commencement puts new attention on Catholic sensibilities – and on the president's stance on abortion and stem-cell research.
At one Vermont college, commencement's joys trump worries about debt, job prospects.
Tattoo parlors are seeing steady profits, as consumers shift spending toward purchases that are more meaningful.
A quiet drama about a lonely hit man who befriends a woman escaping an abusive marriage.