To pass a healthcare reform bill, addressing abortion is necessary in order to get the support of conservative Democrats. Lobbyists for Catholic bishops were part of the negotiation.
States are providing the H1N1 vaccine to high-risk groups, and in some cases that includes parts of the prison populations.
Obama has been criticized for 'dithering' on whether to send more US troops to Afghanistan. But Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, says he's OK with the time frame.
Texting and driving – and gadgets like iPods and GPS devices – are a public safety epidemic.
Republican boycott of climate change discussion leaves Senate Democrats going it alone for now. GOP lawmakers want more details on the bill’s economic impact.
The White House says the economic stimulus accounts for 640,000 jobs. But the picture is mixed across the US.
A new campaign asks 'What would Dumbledore do?' as the latest 'Harry Potter' movie hits the screens.
A pumpkin carved to look like Mike, a monster from the Disney-Pixar film 'Monsters Inc.' sits on display at Disneyland's Big Thunder Ranch on Oct. 12, where professional pumpkin carvers are creating original art daily through Nov. 20.
Fathima Rifqa Bary alleged that her Muslim father threatened to kill her after she converted to Christianity. The case has set Muslim and Christian activists at odds.
A first report card shows the federal Recovery Act money means hiring more electricians, carpenters, and others across the country. But it’s not necessarily in states with the highest unemployment rates.