Historically vulnerable cities like New York claim they need more anti-terrorism funds. After Faisal Shahzad's attempted Times Square bombing, will the Department of Homeland Security agree?
An FDA alert expands the romaine lettuce recall to companies in California and Oklahoma, although the likelihood of consumers getting contaminated lettuce now is 'remote.'
Northbound traffic passes a truck that was blown over during a storm on I-35 near Hillsdale Free Will Baptist College in Norman, Okla. on May 10.
Meteorologists had been following the storm that formed the Oklahoma tornadoes since last week. They say the weather system could create more tornadoes in the region this week.
The Arizona immigration law set off a national powder keg. But state lawmakers are not shying away from the issue – and some appear to be inspired by Arizona.
Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan will be questioned vigorously during Senate confirmation hearings. But she was confirmed last year as solicitor general – and won seven Republican votes.
The White House should stop pandering to Wall Street and support these three critical banking reforms.
A tornado forms over a house near Pilger, Neb., June 16, 2014. At least one person is dead and at least 16 more are in critical condition after two massive tornadoes swept through northeast Nebraska.
The bad news is that Washington has to make hard choices now to avert disaster. The good news is that some members of Congress are showing real political courage.
In 1993, Monitor correspondent Tony Vellela spoke with Lynn Redgrave, the 1960s acting sensation who later dramatized her own troubled past in a one-woman show titled "Shakespeare for My Father." Lynn Redgrave passed away on Sunday.