Sunbelt states like Nevada and Florida are seeing residents pack up and leave, according to a new census report.
In 2009 US military personnel inspected each occupied cell on a two-minute cycle at Camp 5, a maximum-security facility, at the US detention camp for suspected terrorists at the Guantánamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba. The facility is operated by the Joint Task Force Guantanamo and holds prisoners who have been captured in the war in Afghanistan and elsewhere since the September 11, 2001, attacks.
A North Carolina man and the ACLU are suing Cary, N.C., after the town told him to remove a protest slogan he had painted on the side of his home. He says it's a free-speech issue, but the town argues he's breaking local zoning laws.
Biggest opportunity for Great American Smokeout 2009 is in West Virginia, where 1 in 4 residents smokes.
Afghanistan vendors in the 'Obama Market' in Kabul sell MREs, military cots, and goggles like those used by the American military. It's not clear where they come from, but the Otis Spunkmeyer cookies are popular.
The House voted 220 to 215 in favor of healthcare reform. But Saturday night’s vote also signals tough negotiations ahead in the next phases of the legislation.
The trend is growing among states and cities. Some sex offenders are also ordered not to wear costumes or answer the door on Halloween.
Each state comes up with its own standards for student achievement. A new study from the National Center on Education Statistics compares them. Here are the top and bottom five.
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.