The next state to legalize same-sex marriage may be Hawaii, where the state’s Legislature will begin a special session on the issue Monday.
Officials have identified the man who died after setting fire to himself last week on the National Mall as John Constantino, 64, of Mount Laurel, N.J.
The percentage of U.S. undergrads who rely on the federal government for financial aid soared above 50 percent in the most recent survey from the National Center for Education Statistics.
Times were different in 1996 when he signed the Defense of Marriage Act into law, former President Bill Clinton writes in today’s Washington Post.
The number of underground containers seeping nuclear waste has increased to six from one at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation near Richland, Wash.
Nuclear waste is leaking out of a tank in one of the most contaminated nuclear waste sites in the U.S.
Obama has become only the third U.S. president to win re-election by a narrower margin than his first victory. Having won a second term, Obama will seek to set the nation’s agenda on issues ranging from taxes to immigration, but he may continue to struggle in selling his ideas to Congress.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us
The Alaska Marine Highway System could be another casualty of federal budget battles. Money used to repair and maintain the aging ferry fleet could become much tighter in the near future.