Articles by Teresa Welsh
Republicans accuse the president of "campaigning" rather than trying to seriously solve the country's budget issues.
The First Lady appeared live via video from the White House to present the award for Best Picture.
The Supreme Court will examine the constitutionality of aggregate limits on donations to federal campaigns.
President Barack Obama proposed increasing the federal minimum wage to $9 per hour.
Passengers talk of hellish conditions as a Carnival cruise ship returns to shore after five days without power.
The Defense Department has extended select military benefits to same-sex couples.
Senate Republicans want more information on Benghazi before they allow a confirmation vote on Chuck Hagel as secretary of defense.
Reactions from around the blogosphere to the ambitious second term agenda laid out by the president in Tuesday's speech.
The international community replied in vehement opposition to North Korea's latest nuclear testing, and may impose more sanctions.
Pope Benedict XVI is resigning, and some say his replacement should come from outside Europe.