The Justice Department alleges that an Arizona public college discriminated against immigrant job candidates. The case could pit states' rights against those of the federal government.
On the five-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, officials are worried that complacency is starting to creep back into New Orleans.
Drilling on the relief well has stopped while BP prepares to raise the failed blowout preventer from the sea floor. The effort is not just a safety precaution. The equipment is also evidence that may reveal how the Gulf oil spill happened.
College rankings are done each year by the monthly magazine, US News and World Report. Harvard and Princeton are the top two rated universities in the latest college rankings.
WhatWillTheyLearn.com grades more than 700 colleges and universities on what classes they require students to take. Just over a third of the schools earned an A or B in the assessment of required education.
Christina Romer is leaving as chair of the Council of Economic Advisers. Two front-runners have emerged to replace Christina Romer: Austan Goolsbee and Laura Tyson.
Christina Romer cast disagreements among key players on the White House economic team as a healthy part of reaching tough policy decisions. Christina Romer said she is leaving solely for family reasons.
Christina Romer, one of President Obama's key economic advisers, is returning to teach at UC Berkeley. Christina Romer was instrumental in crafting the $789 billion stimulus package passed just months into her tenure.
Arizona didn't turn into a pressure cooker for immigration reform overnight, historians say.