Dick Cheney became the most influential vice president in US history.
Resolution cites 'unselfish service through journalism'
Democrats will use credit-crisis hearings this month as a springboard for more regulation next year.
Five justices footnote their June opinion about a 'national consensus' against using the death penalty for child rapists.
After 778-point plunge, markets need private investment and bank restructuring for a recovery.
The Shenzhou 7 launches Thursday in an era of global space cooperation.
Readers write about Washington's role in regulating the financial sector, why cadets enlist in the military, anticipatory self-defense, and sexual harassment.