As temperatures rise, marmots are becoming larger, fitter, and more numerous, a new study has found.
An unfinished $1 million power canal in Afghanistan’s Badakhshan Province is part of a larger $60 million USAID project that largely failed in its goal to win hearts and minds in efforts through postwar rebuilding.
President Obama wants comprehensive immigration reform, and he’s suing to block Arizona’s tough new law. But most Americans – including many Democratic officials – are against him.
Alberto Contador today shaved 10 seconds off the lead of Andy Schleck in the Tour de France Stage 12. Lance Armstrong's Team RadioShack took the overall team lead.
Acadia National Park will receive Obama and his family today. But will this vacation, like seemingly every other outing, get cancelled or interrupted?
Nancy Pelosi is a master tactician and the most powerful speaker in a half century. Behind her personal brand of power politics – and whether she will still be speaker after the midterm elections.
In November, 37 states will elect governors, and there's really only one issue that will sway voters' choices: how to boost jobs with economic growth.
Offshore drilling chief Michael Bromwich, who started his job three weeks ago as head of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement, says that he is not afraid to put lawbreaking oil executives behind bars.
Italian Alessandro Petacchi won the Tour de France Stage 4 today, his second win of the race. Racers used the smooth roads to recover from a grueling Stage 3 that saw Lance Armstrong fall to 18th place.