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.
Each state comes up with its own standards for student achievement. A new study from the National Center on Education Statistics compares them. Here are the top and bottom five.
Ali Saleh Al-Marri, who pleaded guilty to conspiring to provide material support to Al Qaeda, could have got 15 years. But the federal judge took into account the almost six years he was held without charge as an enemy combatant in a military prison.
Rescue teams are searching for nine people missing in Thursday's Coast Guard crash, in which a search plane collided with a Marine Corps helicopter that was conducting training off the California coast.
State standards and 'proficiency' measures vary widely, according to a new study from the National Center for Education Statistics.
Incumbent mayors are facing tougher-than-usual reelection bids due, in part, to a struggling national economy.
A state Republican lawmaker will introduce a resolution Tuesday to begin impeachment proceedings against South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford.
Imported to stabilize sand dunes, beach vitex is an invasive species that's tough to kill, Virginia Beach officials have found.
Imported to stabilize sand dunes, beach vitex is an invasive species that's tough to kill, Virginia Beach officials have discovered.
The pace has only picked up after the election of Barack Obama, whose skin color has revealed a usually hidden strain of racism that remains present in the South.