Michelle Obama did not look happy on Tuesday when she had to cut short her visit to India to accompany her husband on a trip to a country where women aren't even allowed to drive cars. The First Lady bowed and beamed as she boarded Air Force One in New De
In 2011, 1 in 25 Americans was arrested. In a few years, if the FBI has its way, the federal government will possess the DNA of all of those people and more. Under the radar of most lawmakers and journalists, the Bureau
In the vast majority of US states, the top 1 percent of earners captured at least half of the income gains during the first three years of the economic recovery. In seventeen states, the 1 percent raked in all of the income growth.
Michelle Obama did not wear a headscarf or veil Tuesday. In Saudi Arabia, that's unusual: The country is one of the few on Earth where women are expected to cover their heads, and most Saudi women wear niqabs.
A bill banning the use of gas chambers to kill pets is making its way through a state House committee. House Bill 2030 would amend the Kansas Pet Animal Act to prohibit animal control officers and shelters from using carbon monoxide gas chambers to...
A bill to scrap a $3.1 billion roadway overhaul and expressway tunnel excavation in Seattle has been introduced by two Washington state lawmakers who have branded the project a failure beset by cost overruns, construction mishaps and delays.
Obama's visit was part of his broader Asia initiative to get India, like China, to cut carbon emissions, while strengthening America and India's trade and security ties as a counterweight to China's growing influence. But fighting global warming in exchan
To mark the 50th Anniversary of the official deployment of American troops to Vietnam, a small number of survivors made a video of a well-known song and put it out on YouTube two weeks ago. Those aged 60+ will remember well.
Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina told attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch at a confirmation hearing today that the fact that, in support of Planned Parenthood, she had advocated for partial-birth abortion did not "disqualify" her from
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The United States is more vulnerable today than ever before-including during the Great Depression and the Civil War-because the pillars of democracy that once supported a booming middle class have been corrupted,
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) attempted to shame Senate Republicans on Thursday, saying that they had turned confirmation hearings for the next attorney general into a "soundbite factory for Fox News."
United States has decided to buy Boeing 747-8 airplanes, not Airbus A380s, to equip the next generation of the Air Force presidential fleet with long-range aircraft. Pentagon officials said they had selected the 747-8 without a formal competition and woul
Backers want the pipeline to be constructed now. But the failure of the bill to fetch the 67 Senate votes needed to override a veto means Keystone supporters will have to go back to the legislative drawing board.
We call on President Obama to immediately declare that the Keystone XL pipeline is not in our national interest. The pipeline would transport the dirtiest oil in the world across AmericaâEUR(TM)s largest freshwater aquifer, risking a major oil spill.