A report released Tuesday from the FBI reveals illuminating statistics about Bonnie and Clyde's real-life counterparts – most of whom operate in California and Texas.
House Republicans are attempting to shape US environmental policy by attaching to their 2011 spending plans so-called "riders" that would target regulations ranging from greenhouse gases to mining. The White House and Senate majority leader Harry Reid (D) of Nevada oppose the riders, making it unlikely they will become law. But they remain in play as the House and Senate negotiate on spending and try to avoid a government shutdown this week.
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer this week signed legislation outlawing abortions performed on the basis of race or gender. Kansas and Ohio are among other states considering abortion restrictions.
High corporate taxes and high budget shortfalls characterize these 10 worst states for business, according to author Ronald Pollina.
The US Hispanic population grew 43 percent during the past decade to 50.5 million – more than half the country's population growth. The demographic trend could impact elections.
South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard signs a law that requires a woman seeking an abortion to wait three days and to visit an anti-abortion counseling center. Critics say it is unconstitutional, proponens say it is common sense.
Lean Cuisine spaghetti and meatballs is recalled after five customers find plastic pieces in Lean Cuisine packages.
The Aloha State has topped the list in a Gallup-Healthways survery of six categories of well-being. Coming in last: West Virginia.
The economy appears to be heading in the right direction, albeit slowly. Add to the mix Obama’s formidable skill as a campaigner, and the 2012 presidential election might tilt his way.
The suspense over Campaign 2012 heightens, as Sen. John Thune (R) of South Dakota says he will spend the next two years focusing on his current job, rather than campaigning for the Big Job.