You're back at work after MLK Day. Not Congress – settled into a routine of long breaks and a three-day-workweek. Lawmakers would get more done if they spent more time in Washington, some reformers say.
Travel alert for Christmas 2013: A winter storm besets America's midsection Saturday, and it could bathe parts of the Northeast in ice by nighttime. Meanwhile, the storm's southern flank looks to be a tornado breeding ground.
The Common Core has made some strange bedfellows as supporters and critics alike cross usual party lines in debate over the educational standards. When it comes to Common Core, forget the old allegiances.
Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin sounds a lot like a presidential candidate in his memoir, 'Unintimidated.' Here are five points in the book that amplify the Republican governor's particular lens on politics.