The Justice Department has ended its six-year investigation into former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay and announced it will file no charges.
Four years into full operation, President George W. Bush's Medicare prescription drug program is coming in well below its projected cost, giving hope to backers of the new health insurance law that it, too, could beat budget expectations.
Details emerge after hundreds of "tea party" members converged in a desolate spot along the Arizona/Mexico border some 70 miles east of Nogales, to support Gov. Jan Brewer's immigration law and quest for citizen security.
A White House spokesman said Monday that politics wasn't a factor in President Obama's remarks about building a mosque near the site of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks in New York.
While the world focuses on the rise of China, the most important story of the early 21st century goes untold: the ascendance of democratic powers to positions of regional and even global prominence.
Iran said Monday it will begin building a new site to enrich uranium by March, moving ahead with a plan that defies international efforts to curb its nuclear development.
Afghanistan's president issued a decree Tuesday formalizing a four-month deadline for private security companies to disband — a move likely to dismay NATO and the U.S. military that rely on such firms to protect convoys and bases.
The intent of Arizona's immigration law has been muddied by the self-serving tantrums of Mexican-Americans who demand that their extended families in Mexico be permitted to continue visiting and living with them illegally and free from scrutiny (" 'Tea party' backs immigration law," Nation, Monday).
The Senate's top Democrat on Monday came out against plans to build an Islamic mosque and cultural center near the site of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, breaking with President Obama on what has mushroomed into a hot-button election-year issue.