Home prices edged higher at the height of the summer home-buying season, but analysts see a dropoff in the fall.
09/28/2010 06:24 pm
At least 11 Mexican mayors have been killed this year in assassinations blamed on drug traffickers.
09/28/2010 11:02 am
American politics have been the subject of satire since before the country's founding – a political cartoon depicting a snake cut into eight parts, representing eight American colonial governments, ran in Benjamin Franklin's newspaper in 1754. These days the US benefits from a healthy dose of humorous political commentary, but when the jokers run for political office (jokingly of course, right?) some funny things can happen. Here are five memorable ones.
09/27/2010 06:08 pm
Thanks to the tea party, Washington politicians are paying closer attention to voters – even those who don't support the tea party.
09/27/2010 03:20 pm
AirTran Airways was purchased by Southwest Airlines for $1.42 billion. The AirTran Airways deal will move Southwest into 37 new cities.
09/27/2010 01:03 pm
Stephen Colbert’s appearance before a congressional committee Friday to discuss migrant labor issues has left many Democrats unhappy.
09/27/2010 12:57 pm
The Obama administration has invoked the state secrets privilege to block a lawsuit on behalf of US-born cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, an alleged terrorist said to be targeted for assassination.
09/25/2010 06:30 pm
On same-sex marriage and "don't ask, don't tell," Republicans and other conservatives increasingly are at odds with public opinion. Will the tea party movement help gay rights?
09/25/2010 11:30 am
The population of Florida panthers has increased from 25 adults in 1995 to 100 today thanks to human intervention. But without continued intervention, the species will become extinct.
09/24/2010 08:13 pm
Mexican drug cartels are assaulting the press, and so journalists are banding together to ask the Mexican government for protection.
09/24/2010 04:25 pm