Oil prices rose Thursday afternoon as concerns grew about the potential impact of Hurricane Irene on U.S. oil and gas supplies.
President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama will attend ceremonies at the Pentagon, at the Manhattan site of the Twin Towers and in rural Pennsylvania to mark the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the White House announced Tuesday.
Kelsey Grammer might be considering a run for office in his home state of New York, the New York Post reports.
A fundraising website launched by state lawmakers to build more fencing along the U.S.-Mexico border has brought in more than $100,000 in donations in its first week of operation.
This Sept. 11, the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks upon America, New York Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg will dedicate the massive, $600 million National September 11 Memorial and Museum at the World Trade Center. What Americans have not been told is that this "memorial" will remake Ground Zero so that it does not acknowledge 9/11.
Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has vanished. But look around, and he seems to be everywhere. More than a month after one of China's best-known contemporary artists was arrested while trying to board a flight to Hong Kong, his name, his face and his art have popped up across the globe.
President Obama is pledging border security and pleading for help from Republicans as he steps up his campaign to pass an immigration reform bill, but new polling suggests the rift within his own party is actually deeper than within the GOP on the issue.
A boxy vehicle that evokes images of suburbia will soon define the iconic yellow cabs New York City over the next decade and beyond, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg said Tuesday as he announced that a Nissan minivan being built in Mexico will become the city's taxi of choice.
Before there was Scott Walker, Rick Scott, Nathan Deal or Nikki Haley, there was Arizona's Jan Brewer — the original Republican protest governor, going toe-to-toe with the Obama administration over immigration, fighting the White House in the courtroom and becoming an early symbol of states' frustration with the White House.