Last WWI veteran: Buckles had been advocating for a national memorial honoring veterans of the Great War in the nation's capital and asked about its progress weekly, sometimes daily.
The Southern Poverty Law Center says the number of US hate groups has topped 1,000 for the first time. But conservative critics say a too-broad definition of hate stifles legitimate debate.
Foreclosures have been huge in cities that rode the real estate bubble in the West and in Florida. But the fastest rise in foreclosures is taking place primarily in far less frothy metropolitan areas of the Southeast, according to a new report by RealtyTrac. North Carolina alone was home to four of the Top 10 fastest-rising foreclosure metros last year. While their foreclosure rates are still quite low compared with most places, these metros and their plight illustrate how the poor economy is driving the housing crisis now.
Holly Lahti, a mother of two, has claimed the second half of the $380 million Mega Millions jackpot.
Job listings will abound as contractors gear up for $2 billion in federal projects over the next two years.
The Colorado, Washington State, and Alaska Senate races are undecided on Wednesday morning. They won't tip the balance of power in the Senate, but two are important to Democrats.
Readers write in about lessons from the oil spill and pay for politicians.
Father's Day was started 100 years ago in an effort to improve the image of Dads everywhere.
Father's Day was born in 1910. But not until the 1970s did a US president issue a proclamation declaring the third Sunday in June as an official day to honor fathers.
Choosing environmentally friendly detergents can make a difference to the environment and save you money.