The recent actions of Alabama and New York highlight how red states and blue states are heading in exactly opposite directions on laws about illegal immigrants. In this atmosphere, is federal immigration reform possible?
Tax refunds are expected by fewer Americans this year, according to an AP poll. A slight majority say their taxes are fair.
President Barack Obama bows his head in prayer prior to speaking at the University of Notre Dame during commencement ceremonies in South Bend, Indiana, on May 17, 2009.
Christmas vacation is often no vacation for college-bound high school seniors, many of whom spend these weeks refining their list of schools, polishing their essays, and completing their applications. The application process can be exhausting, but it’s making the final choice that keeps you awake at night. Which school is “the one”? There’s no shortage of advice from parents and guidance counselors. But people who’ve recently been through the process – and come out the other end – have words of wisdom, too. Here are 10 things your future classmates say you should consider before sending in that deposit.
Football fans go all out when it comes to supporting their teams. A fan of the Denver Broncos poses during tailgate festivities before the game against the Oakland Raiders at Invesco Field in Denver, Colo., on Oct. 24.
Poverty rate rose to 14.3 percent in 2009, but government figures don't capture very well the long-term rise in living standards.
Government aid kept some Americans from sliding into poverty last year, some analysts say. The 2009 poverty rate of 14.3 percent is a big one-year leap in the ranks of the poor.
Protests and rallies are being planned in Phoenix and around the country on July 29, the day police are set to begin enforcing the controversial Arizona immigration law.
Health insurance: Michigan woman Kathy Myers had an injured shoulder, but, lacking health insurance, she has been unable to see a specialist. So she shot herself.
Yes, Butler is the sentimental favorite heading into tonight's NCAA championship game against Duke. But as an Indiana school, it has a long basketball history.