Civil liberties advocates, libertarians and some passengers are protesting new airport security screening procedures, while some are skeptical about the furor.
If the Senate decides to vote on the new START treaty with Russia, it will likely garner enough votes for passage, an expert with a top Washington think tank predicted.
A founder of one of the oldest African American history museums in the country has died.
In the 2010 mid-term elections, there was no mandate.
ReeAnne Halonen got her last wish. A Dixieland band on Nov. 14 led family and friends with trumpet and trombone blaring in a funeral procession up the street to a park two blocks from her home.
Advocates for women's equality denounced yesterday's unanimous Republican vote to kill a bill that would have strengthened enforcement of women's right to equal pay.
Alaska's Republican write-in candidate Lisa Murkowski beat tea party fav Joe Miller, despite Sarah Palin's best efforts to ice the incumbent.
A leading congressional progressive issued a counter-plan to the one advocated by the deficit commission's co-chairs. The plan would reduce deficits - but not on the backs of working people.
No one ever said going to school was fun, but for many LGBT students, it can be a downright nightmare - or even impossible.
One in four children are in danger of going hungry every night says the U.S. Department of Agriculture in a new report on “food insecurity.”