Many police officers across the country have a message for President Barack Obama: Get all the facts before criticizing one of our own.
States are spending hundreds of thousands of dollars apiece on special legislative sessions whose chief purpose, ironically, is to trim more funding from their eroding budgets.
Trying to tamp down an uproar over race, President Barack Obama said Friday he used an unfortunate choice of words in commenting on the arrest of black scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr. and could have "calibrated those words differently."
First lady Michelle Obama says kids need more than just a good education: They need exposure to the arts, and early.
The number of newly laid-off workers seeking jobless benefits rose last week, though the government said its report again was distorted by the timing of auto plant shutdowns.
Citigroup Inc. on Thursday carried out a part of the debt exchange offers that, when they're completed, will eventually give the federal government a 34 percent stake in the troubled bank.
First, they had to deal with being laid off. Then the challenge became figuring out how to run a business from a spare bedroom while the kids are fighting and the dog is barking.
The administration on Thursday sent Congress legislation that would enable the federal government to take over large financial institutions whose collapse could undermine the entire financial system.