John Paul Stevens will retire from the Supreme Court but will get lifetime pay of $213,900 a year.
With snow continuing to fall on Washington Wednesday evening, it looks likely that most government workers will get a longer 'snowcation.' The longest weather-related shutdown lasted a week in 1996. This one is at 3-1/2 days and counting.
Democrats say Republicans use petty tactics to block President Obama's agenda. But Senate Democrats had a hard time passing legislation even when they had a filibuster-proof majority.
James O’Keefe and three others are accused of attempted phone tampering in an office for Sen. Mary Landrieu. Liberals are likening the incident to the Watergate break-in.
A portion of Oregon's federal stimulus money is being used to create the world's largest 'living wall.'
Construction is one of the industries most affected by the stimulus. Executives say the package has saved some jobs, but it hasn't expanded payrolls.
The president-elect's proposed Artists Corps is one plank in his push to revitalize the arts in education.