The huge containment dome, designed to capture crude oil coming up from the floor of the Gulf of Mexico, is scheduled to arrive at the oil spill location today.
Facing high unemployment, millennials draw resilience from flexible goals, tech savvy, and parental cushions. Will these supports help them emerge strong from the economic downturn?
Illegal immigration is causing an influx of Hispanics who don't embrace American values.
The leaked emails from a British university don’t undermine climate-change theory, most scientists insist. But several are calling for more transparency in the global-warming field. On Monday, climate talks begin in Copenhagen, Demark.
Pentagon chief Robert Gates is the swing vote in Obama's decision on the Afghanistan war.
Promoting volunteerism has been one of the most bipartisan causes of US presidents since Bush’s inaugural speech in 1989. The Obama administration has requested for 2010 a budget of $1.1 billion for the Corporation for National and Community Service.
The two presidents celebrate a surge in volunteerism. The challenge is how to target and keep the free talent of millions of Americans.