President Obama gave more than $500 million in stimulus money to research energy-efficient transportation in 2009. So, when will our new, affordable cars be ready? The Root's Michael Steele thinks it'll be right around the time that pigs...
Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel is struggling politically at home due to her handling of a financial crisis that threatens economies across Europe. During Merkel's visit to the U.S., Obama will present her with the Medal of Freedom, the...
An amateur astronomer's YouTube report on what he believes he's seen on the Red Planet is proving popular. Scientists, though, say it's probably just a glitch in the image, not a 700-foot long structure.
Insurance brokers are waging a campaign to exclude the sales commissions insurers pay them from the companies' administrative expenses. Though that battle may sound arcane, there's big money at stake for consumers.
The two leaders are holding a news conference this hour at the White House. Later, Merkel will be awarded a Presidential Medal of Freedom and will be honored at a State Dinner.
On a new album of covers, the songwriter and Broadway composer demonstrates how to look back without succumbing to nostalgia.
The liberal arts school's board decided playing the Star-Spangled Banner conflicted with the school's "enduring peace tradition."
FDA's top food expert, Michael Taylor, makes the case for more funding to prevent outbreaks like the one in Europe from happening here in the U.S. But the agency faces an uphill battle to wring the money out of Congress.
The photos and videos of what's happening above the volcano range in southern Chile reflect Mother Nature at her showiest. About 3,500 people have been evacuated from the area. And some flights are being grounded in the region.
In a report to the International Atomic Energy Agency, Japan says the situation at the nuclear plant was worse than first thought. Three of reactors experienced full meltdowns, said the report.