With the idea of an impending June recall election becoming all the more certain, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker has said the debate is no longer just about collective-bargaining rights, as union leaders have made it personal.
Tehran will be the top threat in 2012, former CIA Director Michael Hayden predicted as Iran dominates the foreign policy debate in the U.S.
President Barack Obama is helping to coordinate a new Pentagon strategy for absorbing hundreds of billions of dollars in defense budget cuts, as this move will mark a turning point in U.S. security policy.
Only hours after appointing the head of the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau while Congress was not in session, President Barack Obama bypassed opposition from the GOP to appoint three individuals to the National Labor Relations Board.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio, Jan. 5 (UPI) — Pumping wastewater from shale gas operations deep underground was the likely cause of minor earthquakes recorded recently in Ohio, scientists said. A 2.7-magnitude earthquake […]
In another installation of the dramatic series of exchanges between the U.S. and Iran, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said Iran is making threats on the Strait of Hormuz because the country is in a position of weakness.
A state-appointed panel said Tuesday that California’s plan to build a high-speed rail system in the state is not financially feasible and needs to be placed on hold.
More than 50 years after the U.S. Supreme Court outlawed segregation in public education, a court will decide if Maryland is providing enough support to the State’s historically black colleges and universities.
President Barack Obama and Congress are starting the new year off locked in a tussle over the proposed 1,700-mile oil pipeline that would stretch from Canada to Texas.
After posting gains for the 11th straight year in 2011, gold experienced gains as the commodity markets ushered in the new year with good news for precious metal buyers.
Four-star General turned CIA Director David Petraeus almost resigned as Afghanistan war commander over President Barack Obama’s decision to draw down surge forces.
Outside groups on both sides of the Massachusetts Senate race are spending millions of dollars to endorse their choice and attack the opposing candidate.
President Barack Obama received mediocre marks for his handling of the economy in a survey of economists by The Associated Press.
The National Conference of State Legislatures issued its annual list of laws set to take effect in 2012, as several States prohibited the sale of certain products and medicines or made acquiring these items more difficult.
The President Barack Obama Administration is hoping to restore momentum in 2012 to U.S. talks with the Taliban insurgency that had reached a critical point before falling apart in December.
Lawmakers in Washington, D.C., have freed up a little more than 20 percent of $187 million in U.S. assistance to the Palestinians that had been frozen due to the Palestinian bid for membership in the U.N.
As the year is coming to an end, Republican lawmakers and President Barack Obama are engaged in another battle of wills, this time concerning potential unconfirmed appointments to controversial boards.
Americans will likely not be seeing a ticker-tape parade anytime soon for U.S. troops returning from Iraq.
The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) is the new vehicle to ensure our oppression by a tyrannical government. The threat in this bill to the 6th Amendment and, thus, American citizens is real. The NDAA actually grants – indeed, mandates — immense unConstitutional power to the White House.
Federal regulators have approved a nuclear reactor that was designed by Westinghouse Electric Co. that could power the first new plants built in the U.S. in more than three decades.
California’s Attorney General filed lawsuits against Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac on Tuesday, demanding that the companies respond to questions in a state investigation.
After receiving a barrage of ridicule following claims by President Barack Obama that he was the “fourth-best” President, the White House went on the defensive and tried to qualify his assessment.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that hundreds of the nation’s oldest and dirtiest power plants have to either clean up or shut down as part of a new rule outlined on Wednesday.