A year after the Dow reached a 12-year low, investors and consumers are warier and thriftier. The change could last.
President Obama met with national African-American leaders Wednesday over economic concerns in the community. Here are four indicators of how African-Americans are faring in the recession.
On Martin Luther King Jr. Day a year after the first African-American president took office, Americans appear to have mixed views about the impact of President Obama's election on race relations.
A Washington, D.C., judge ruled Thursday that the District can ban any referendums on gay marriage under the terms of the District's Human Rights Act. The decision, which will be appealed, is a victory for gay-rights groups.
As Obama finishes his first year in office, a new poll from the Pew Research Center shows that blacks' views on their progress have improved more than at any time in the past 25 years.