DHS announced federal grants for port and transit security Thursday. Some say New York security got less, but it actually received more, when stimulus funds are included, the White House says.
A 75 percent drop in Yemen government revenue and other woes is making it harder to pacify a restless public with subsidies and ensure cooperation in remote tribal areas – including ones where cleric Anwar al-Awlaki and other militant types are believed to be living.
The Russians have used nuclear bombs at least five times to try to seal off gas well fires, and it usually worked.
Cindy Hickey, Nora Shourd, and Laura Fattal have confirmed that they received visas from Iran. They plan to travel to Tehran's infamous Evin prison early next week to see the jailed US hikers for the first time in 10 months.
Americans could be owed $33 billion in unclaimed money, such as forgotten bank accounts. The money per account is usually small, but the search process has become easier with the Internet.
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer, fresh from approving a controversial immigration law, riles Latinos anew by signing a bill to discourage ethnic studies classes that 'advocate ethnic solidarity.'
Americans are known for their conspicuous consumption habits. But has the urge to spend brought on some of the post-housing crisis, post-recession activism, like the 'Tea Party' movement?
Tired of repeated requests for President Obama's birth certificate – often from the same people – Hawaii has adopted a law that allows the state to deny such requests. But 'birthers' are now questioning a different document: the Obama Social Security number.
The tradeoffs and loopholes for industry in the Senate energy bill may create the very uncertainty on energy prices that the industry wants to end.