| Aug 23, 2013
| 1:10 PM
Only at MTV's Video Music Awards could Madonna tongue kiss Britney Spears, Diana Ross grope Lil Kim, Eminem threaten Moby and Kanye West make Taylor Swift cry.
To celebrate Sunday's 30th annual ceremony (yes, you are that old) we took a look back at...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 12:02 PM
Back in mid-2009, when policymakers finally seemed to grasp how severe the recession was, economists at the Congressional Budget Office warned that it would take the country about six years to return to full employment. Almost four years have passed since...
| Jul 4, 2013
In many respects, immigration to the United States today is quite unlike that of the early 20th century, when it was overwhelmingly legal, documented, lightly regulated and European in origin. Millions of newcomers then were readily absorbed into a...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 7:00 AM
The intense competition of a presidential campaign almost always generates innovation, from the first television ads for Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1952 to Bill Clinton's rapid-response war room in 1992 to George W. Bush's get-out-the-vote drive in 2004....
| Aug 14, 2013
| 9:42 AM
Jack W. Germond, the portly, cantankerous columnist and pundit who covered 10 presidential elections and sparred with colleagues on TV's "The McLaughlin Group," has died. He was 85.
Germond died Wednesday morning at his home in Charles Town, W.Va. of...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Now that the Senate has passed a sweeping bipartisan bill to overhaul the nation's immigration laws, it's the House's turn to act. But as expected, Republicans in that chamber are once again insisting that the border between the U.S. and Mexico be...
| Jul 16, 2013
While Egypt's revolution devolves into chaos, Tunisia's democratic transition, which until now has been the most promising of any in the Arab world, is also in jeopardy. A bill being pushed by Islamists and their allies in National Constituent Assembly...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 5:00 AM
For those who don't follow the intricacies of Middle East diplomacy, it might seem self-evident that the passport of an American child born in Jerusalem should note "Israel" as his place of birth. That's also the view of Congress, which enacted...
| Jul 23, 2013
In the movie "Animal House," the Deltas are put on trial for their antics. When offered a chance to defend themselves, the best argument the fraternity's president can come up with is, "But sir, Delta Tau Chi has a long tradition of existence to its...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 4:57 PM
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is "flouting the law" by not conducting a licensing review of the proposed Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump in Nevada, a federal appeals court said Tuesday.
The ruling was a victory of sorts for those who want the...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 8:33 AM
WASHINGTON -- Elizabeth Duke, a member of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors since 2008, will step down Aug. 31, the central bank announced Thursday.
Duke, 60, a former banking industry executive, said in her resignation letter to President Obama...