For the first time in at least 20 years, significantly more Americans say it's more important to protect the right to own guns than to control gun ownership, according to a Pew survey.
The giant federal spending bill that's expected to go to a vote Thursday will give schools some flexibility in implementing nutrition standards. Also a winner: the potato lobby.
The founding publicity director of Def Jam Records, Bill Adler, amassed a highly valuable collection of music, writing and images.
Faced with a Thursday deadline to finance the U.S. government, leaders in Congress have worked out a bill that would fund the government until October 2015.
The report is the most comprehensive account of interrogation techniques used by the CIA after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. The report found the techniques provided no useful intelligence.
The Senate's report says CIA interrogators used methods such as rectal infusion and waterboarding on detainees. The report says the techniques were ineffective, a point the agency disputes.
That's what South African activist Bafana Khumalo wants to know. He's spoken out for 20 years. He protested at the White House today and will accept an award for his efforts tomorrow.
St. Vincent de Paul general manager Dan Austin looks out onto the land where the new senior housing facility will be built. (Photo by Lisa
Attorney General Eric Holder says he hopes state and local police will adopt the new guidelines for federal law enforcers.
The United Nations Children's Fund says that an estimated 230 million children around the world live in countries where there are armed conflicts.