Wall Street protests have spread from New York to Boston to San Francisco. Occupy Wall Street activists are getting attention by holding sit-ins and dressing up as zombies, but are they on message?
Immigration law took a twist Wednesday when a judge upheld a controversial part of an Alabama immigration law that mirrors Arizona's SB 1070. Supreme Court intervention looks likely.
Gov. Rick Perry's Texas was the first state to let illegal immigrants pay in-state tuition rates at public colleges. He defended that decision during Monday's presidential debate, amid loud boos.
Economic problems like the housing debacle, Social Security and Medicare shortfalls have a social solution: stronger extended families.
Kody Brown, star of TLC's 'Sister Wives,' files suit in federal court seeking to prevent prosecution for polygamy under Utah law. The case may force another reexamination of laws governing sexual choices and lifestyles.
There's plenty of room for improvement. But contrary to the rhetoric, the US has plenty of technical workers and American students have not slipped in science, math over the past 15 years, studies show.
Bin Laden dead: Americans experienced a rare moment of national unity upon hearing the news that Osama bin Laden had been killed by US forces. A look at the psychology that drives the celebrating.
Astrophysicist Martin Rees, a man of 'no religious beliefs,' was awarded the Templeton Prize for helping humanity address 'fundamental questions of our nature and existence.'
Removal of aging highways is a strategy some cities are using to try to boost their downtown districts.