The sweltering heat has been off the charts this summer for much of the East Coast, but it's going to get worse, and we're very ill equipped to deal with what's coming.
Texas politics is getting more complicated, but lots more interesting. Bill White, Democrat of Texas, is trying to unseat two term Republican Governor Rick Perry in November.
Right-wing extremism is gaining new momentum, according to a Southern Poverty Law Center report released today on the Sovereign Citizens movement.
Although the encounter had been months in the making, actor Danny Glover's visit August 8 with Cuban Five Prisoner Gerardo Hernandez at the Victorville, California, maximum security federal prison came at just the right time.
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.
CHICAGO - There are two major coal-fired power plants here. One of them is Fisk Generating Station located in the Pilsen community and the other is the Crawford Generating Station located in the Little Village neighborhood.
California Democratic legislative leaders have released a budget plan they say avoids the worst of Republican Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's slash-and-burn cuts
Picketers stood outside the local office of Rep. Norm Dicks (D-WA) Aug. 10 holding signs that read "Fight corporate dictatorship" and "End corporate personhood."
The United States "is responsible for the greatest act of terrorism in the history of the world, the nuclear bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki." So said Veterans for Peace activist, David Jenkins, during a candlelight vigil August 8.
Charging that "Wall Street values are strangling our community", 75 union and other activists held a lunch time rally in front of the downtown offices of the PNC and Huntington banks.