As highway funding from the gas tax inevitably declines, revenue sources from high speed rail is being scrutinized. Obama pledged $8 billion in stimulus funds to the technology, of which Connecticut, Massachusetts and Vermont have received $160 million so far.
The US Department of Agriculture, from which Shirley Sherrod was fired for appearing to discriminate, stood at the forefront of institutional racism for decades. The question of whether America has righted historical wrongs against blacks ignites today's heated race debate.
The Obama administration hastily forced the resignation of a black Agriculture Department official, Shirley Sherrod, who was accused of racism. Shirley Sherrod was later exonerated. It's the second time in two summers that President Obama has become mired in a matter of race.
A contemporary adaptation of an old Catholic practice could prevent future sex abuse.
The great recession hit sales of baseball tickets hard. But with signs that the economy is improving, there's cautious optimism for MLB opening day and beyond.
Top teams in the NCAA mens basketball bracket should generate hundreds of millions for colleges. But almost all March Madness teams lose money. What gives?
MONTREAL: Spectators enjoy festivities at the 186th consecutive St. Patrick's Day parade in Montreal on March 14.
They’re more engaged in politics than Generation X was – and are looking for ways to voice their views.
Not all phones will work abroad, and even if yours does, you could end up with roaming charges unless you sign up for an international calling plan before you go.