The head of the AFL-CIO has called on President Obama to take bolder action on the economy. The president's speech next week on getting Americans back to work may be critical for determining the loyalty on Election Day of one of the strongest...
Mixologists at cutting-edge restaurants around the country are digging up old recipes from the soda fountains of the past. The renaissance in beverages made with mineral water and unique blends of sweet syrups and bitters reflects a shift away...
Karachi is a chaotic place where the government often seems to have limited control. This summer, the city has been plagued by killings that have both ethnic and political overtones.
The Obama Justice Department has been taking a more aggressive approach against people who block access to abortion clinics, using a 1994 law to bring cases in greater numbers than George W. Bush did. Some believe the stepped-up enforcement has...
In the past, consumers usually talked more about cutting back than they actually did, analysts say. However, the sluggish recovery has left Americans feeling financially insecure and more reluctant to spend.
What should have been a simple matter of scheduling turned into a Washington political incident Wednesday. At issue: when would President Obama give a policy speech about jobs. The President picked next Wednesday. The GOP told him Thursday would be...
While much of the media is focused on the back-and-forth over when the president will speak to Congress, other top stories include revelations about secret CIA flights and the latest on the conflict in Libya.
Referred to on bills as "invitees," suspected terrorists were taken to "a dizzying array of international" locations, the documents reveal.
FEMA chief tells The Wall Street Journal that one way to gauge a disaster's damage is to track how quickly Waffle House restaurants reopen.
Texas is enduring its most severe drought since the 1950s, with bone-dry conditions made worse by weeks of triple-digit temperatures in many cities. Blazes have destroyed more than 5,470 square miles since mid-November, the typical start of...