President Obama's domestic agenda has been as ambitious as any president's in the last 50 years – including health care, economic stimulus, and financial reform. But such ambition has not always been rewarded by voters.
In November, 37 states will elect governors, and there's really only one issue that will sway voters' choices: how to boost jobs with economic growth.
State governors are entering a weekend of talks in Boston about policy matters. Here are four indicators of the 'state of the states.'
Many of the Russian spies were in prison garb. They were seated where a jury would normally sit, and their lawyers were crammed into the space in front of the judge.
Anna Chapman, one of 10 Russian spies to be deported from New York Thursday, was once married to a British man in London. He called her "wild."
Like winter blizzards, a summer heat wave favors certain segments of the economy. When it feels like Death Valley in New Jersey, air conditioners, kiddie pools, and fitness drinks sell like crazy.
Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip will be in New York on Tuesday. The British monarch is set to address the UN for the second time in her 57-year reign.
States have launched into their 2011 fiscal year saddled with many of the same state budget problems that they had the year before. Forty-six states have a fiscal year that starts July 1.
The discovery of the Russian spy network in the US indicates that the current Russian leadership is living in the past. To Moscow, the US is still an intelligence target, not a partner.