Egg recall springs from possible salmonella contamination at one of America's largest egg companies.
08/18/2010 12:21 am
The National Popular Vote movement to bypass the Electoral College would fracture American politics and undermine important safeguards of our individuals rights.
08/12/2010 09:51 am
Surging challenges to two Democratic incumbents – Patty Murray in Washington and Russ Feingold in Wisconsin – are a reason that chances for Republican takeover of the US Senate may be rising in Election 2010.
08/10/2010 03:49 pm
Wheat prices have jumped about 75 percent since early July. Drought in Russia and, perhaps, speculators in the commodity markets are behind the increase.
08/05/2010 06:37 pm
Elena Kagan was confirmed to a seat on the Supreme Court Thursday. The Senate voted 63-37, mostly along party lines, to make Kagan America's 112th Supreme Court justice.
08/05/2010 05:47 pm
Inspired by stories she heard from her grandparents, Christina Diaz Gonzalez tells the story of a teen’s secret evacuation from Cuba in Operation Pedro Pan.
08/05/2010 07:05 am
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Facing costly legal battles with civil rights organizations, the city council in Fremont, Nebraska, may halt a law prohibiting businesses from hiring illegal immigrants.
07/27/2010 06:25 pm
The Senate passed an unemployment extension Wednesday evening. Who is eligible? Is it retroactive to June 2? When will the checks be in the mail? We cover the basics.
07/22/2010 10:25 am
In a letter to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, a group of Republican senators called for a harder line against Venezuela's Hugo Chávez over allegations of human rights abuses.
07/21/2010 09:08 pm