Republicans are proposing a bill that would expose one million acres of Grand Canyon National Park to uranium mining, which critics say would spread pollution and destroy 8,000 jobs.
Millions are wearing purple Thursday to mark the second annual Spirit Day, when people put on the color purple to show support for LGBT youth.
Winding up a two-state tour this week, President Barack Obama stumped throughout North Carolina and Virginia, campaign-style, to rally support for the American Jobs Act.
On Oct. 15, I was one of the 200 occupiers who were arrested standing up for free speech and assembly and against corporate greed, after Occupy Chicago attempted to establish an encampment at the edge of Grant Park.
Every October the San Francisco Bay Area is "invaded and occupied" for five days by a gargantuan display of U.S. military power called Fleet Week.
A new and potentially significant wrinkle was added to the ongoing crisis in the housing market.
Mike Huckabee, former Republican governor of Arkansas and currently a Fox News host, has brought his party's voter suppression efforts completely out of the closet.
Sheen said, "Steady, steady: You're talking about a very special man," and continued, "I don't think he's getting a lot of help. He's done a great job."
If you're looking for a college education, plan to be in debt for a long, long time. The cost of schools is on the rise - again.
The big tax break of 2004 - which the then-sitting Congress and the Bush administration promised would bring jobs and revamp the economy - did little more than stuff $300 billion into the pockets of the rich.