Education Secretary Arne Duncan announced Thursday that 15 states and the District of Columbia are finalists for Race to the Top education grants. The winners will be chosen in April.
Brasilia's Cathedral in Brasilia was designed by Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer and inaugurated in 1960. Niemeyer was the modernist architect who designed the nation's capital.
Democrats seem increasingly determined to go it alone on healthcare reform. But that means the House must find more 'yes' votes - even if it costs some representatives their seats.
Lindsey Vonn race suit: Vonn, Bode Miller, and the rest of the skiers on the USA and Canada teams are wearing an ultra-fast race suit at the Vancouver Olympics designed by Spyder, whose previous super-suit was banned for being unfair.
The Obama administration said Tuesday it supports House legislation to remove the antitrust exemption for health insurers that's been in place since 1945. More competition is the goal, though not all agree that would be the outcome.
Using gray water in the garden is ecofriendly and economical, more gardeners are learning.
Terror suspect Najibullah Zazi, arrested in September in New York explosives plot, pleaded guilty Monday and is apparently cooperating with federal officials.
Christina Dodd rests her head on the shoulder of her dad, US Sen. Christopher Dodd (D) of Connecticut, after he announced Jan. 6, that he will retire after his current term. Dodd, who served five terms, is chairman of the Senate Banking Committee and made an unsuccessful bid for the presidency in 2008.
On the road in Colorado and Nevada, Obama looks to boost embattled Democrats after similar bids failed in New Jersey, Virginia, and Massachusetts.
The Winter Olympics men's figure skating long program tonight will determine the gold medal. Russia's defending champion Yevgeny Plushenko is in the driver's seat and he's laid down the gauntlet to his rivals. It's all about the quad. Check out the video.