Seven of eight states with the biggest population outflows have high state taxes.
Is raising taxes on businesses really the best way to create jobs?
11. JANE HARMAN: Harman listens to a constituent after a campaign speech in Oakland, Calif., on March 25, 1998. Her campaign was self-financed to the tune of $17 million. She lost in the Democratic primary to Gray Davis, who went on to become governor. Ms. Harman is now a member of Congress, representing California's 36th Congressional District. (All dollar figures in this photo gallery are from the National Institute on Money in State Politics, http://www.followthemoney.org., unless otherwise specified.)
The Baja earthquake centered 22 miles from the border town of Mexicali, Mexico, knocked buildings off their foundations and closed a busy US-Mexico port of entry Sunday.
A Massachusetts district attorney recently filed charges against nine students for allegedly bullying Phoebe Prince to the point that she committed suicide. Prosecution of such cases are rare.
President Obama claims healthcare reform is a boon. But the outlook of small-business owners is more negative than at bigger companies.
Babka, a Slavic sweet bread, took center stage at family gatherings and found its way into travel bags for long trips home.
President Obama is likening his federal healthcare reform bill to the Massachusetts healthcare bill signed by former Gov. Mitt Romney. That could cause problems for Romney in 2012.
Defense attorneys for Guantánamo detainees stand up for due process despite hate mail, threats, and Dick Cheney's daughter.