The AARP and AMA endorsed the House healthcare bill Thursday. But there are caveats, and some Democrats remain concerned about cost and abortion provisions.
In speech Wednesday, Obama touts his $4.35 billion bid to reshape education in America. Schools nationwide are eager to compete for Race to the Top funds.
Converting existing gas-guzzling trucks and SUVs into hybrid and electric vehicles gains traction.
The trend is growing among states and cities. Some sex offenders are also ordered not to wear costumes or answer the door on Halloween.
High executive pay and bonuses are unseemly after taxpayer bailouts, many Democrats charge. But GOP lawmakers worry about federal 'pay czar' meddling in the workings of capitalism.
Thirteen Senate Democrats joined Republicans in rejecting a $245 billion 'doc fix’ to prevent cuts in payments to Medicare doctors. Majority leader Harry Reid said the Senate will address the issue again after health reform.
At Andy's Barbershop in Owego, N.Y., John Janosko gets a cut from owner Andy Romano, who has been in business here for 40 years. Janosko says he has been a client for almost that long. The men chat about local company Lockheed Martin, which just lost a big contract for presidential helicopters. Owego was voted the coolest small town in America.
Ferrari Formula One driver Felipe Massa of Brazil drives into the pits during the first practice session for the United States F1 Grand Prix in Indianapolis, Ind.
New poll indicates that the Kerry-Lugar bill, already confronting opposition from Pakistan's political and military establishment, faces a wave of popular distrust of the US as well.
In the race for the best green auto technology, Detroit is a slightly late entrant. But from battery innovation to re-training workers, the Motor City is going to give green a go.