With its glittering spire firmly attached, the new World Trade Center became the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere on Friday morning. The building at One World Trade Center now stands at 1,776 feet.
The National Hockey League and its players union launched an initiative today that it hopes will stamp out homophobia from the game.
China has reportedly signed a deal to buy new submarines and Sukhoi Su-35 fighter jets from Russia, the first such arms deal in nearly a decade.
Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai claims the U.S. is holding talks outside Afghanistan with the Afghan Taliban.
A relatively routine plea hearing in Beckley, W.Va, Thursday, took an unexpected and dramatic turn when a former Massey Energy executive implicated former CEO Don Blankenship in a criminal conspiracy.
In his first foreign trip as Secretary of State, John Kerry defended America's civil liberties during his talk with German students.
Presidents use references to great events as a way of acknowledging that what unites Americans is not ethnicity or even language but ideas and a shared past. President Obama cited historical moments in his inaugural; look for similar touchstones at the State of the Union address.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us
What were the issues George Washington raised in the State of the Union address 223 years ago? Some of the same ones you're likely to hear from President Obama on Tuesday night.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us
The report also found that Latinos and Asian-Americans born in the U.S. are more likely to support abortion and gay rights than their foreign-born parents.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us
San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro on Tuesday may be one of the few to call for a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants. Some worry that the House hearing signals Republicans' continued opposition to compromise.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us