More than a dozen mayors are sponsoring a resolution to end the Afghanistan and Iraq wars and use the savings to pay for job-creating programs in the nation's cities.
Reacting to the House Republicans' slash-and-burn 2012 budget proposals, progressives put forward a proposal that reflects "the values and priorities of working families in this country."
Soldiers organized Rock Beyond Belief in Fort Bragg, N.C., only to have it effectively cancelled by army brass at the last minute.
In what many are calling a landmark vote for expanding civil rights and equality, the US Senate voted 65-31 to repeal the discriminatory “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” policy in the military on Dec. 18.
U.S. troops injured in the line of duty, often called "wounded warriors," along with participants in the White House mentoring program got to see what many people dream of, watching NBA's superstars do what they do best.
Lawmakers who want to prevent thousands of teacher layoffs but oppose spending more money on the war in Afghanistan face a dilemma in Congress this week.
President Obama was supposed to drop by the U.S. island colony of Guam in his trip to the Asia-Pacific region a couple of weeks ago.
A recent Human Rights Watch report on California's neglect of children leaving foster care has gained considerable international coverage.
The Justice Department has begun a criminal fraud investigation of the company, its employees face criminal charges, but it keeps doing its dirty work under a tangle of names.
Gay rights activists welcome President Barack Obama's recent remarks calling for an end to the U.S. military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy. Obama made the appeal at the end of his first State of the Union speech Wednesday.