A task force Tuesday recommended eliminating or overhauling the color-coded system, which has become a source of jokes and political controversy.
In asserting that some Obama foes are prejudiced, the ex-president rekindles a difficult discussion. The right sees it as a way to squelch legitimate opposition to administration policies.
Republicans say it's too costly. Liberal Democrats complain that it doesn't do enough for the uninsured. But unlike House plans, it wouldn't add to the deficit.
Here are the basics about ACORN and about the videos that have put the organization in hot water.
The EU's monitor for Afghanistan election suggests that 1.1 million of the incumbent president's votes must be investigated.
Mullen's comments to Congress Tuesday were the first time he has gone on record saying the Afghan war needs even more American forces.
It'll cost an extra $3 billion a year to keep a viable program aloft, a review panel says.