The U.S. corn crop is enormous. And about a third of it doesn't go to cereal or cows instead, it helps run your car. But government ethanol subsidies have meat and dairy producersup in arms over the high cost of their main feed grain.
The Senate appears set to ratify the New START arms reduction deal with Russia, despite GOP objections. While a victory for President Obama, further arms control efforts are likely to get more complicated in a hurry.
The No. 1-ranked University of Connecticut's women's basketball team has topped the 88-game winning streak set by the UCLA men's team from 1971-74. The 89th win came in an easy victory over Florida State. The Huskies haven't lost...
TheBureau of Economic Analysis says gross domestic product grew at a 2.6 percent annual rate in the third quarter. Its previous estimate for the quarter: 2.5 percent growth.
"They weren't holding on to a trophy, they were holding on to each other," NPR's Mike Pesca says.
The Environmental Working Group has sounded the alarm on chromium contamination of drinking water of 31 American cities with a new report. But some experts have expressed doubt about the study and its implications for consumers.
Among the FAQs that members of the military have been asking: will partners of gay soldiers be eligible for benefits? The answer is no. NPR's Rachel Martin goes over some other issues and answers.
The law barring openly gay men and women from serving in the U.S. military is coming to an end.
Obama was in the spotlight but DADT's repeal really rested on several lawmakers who refused to quit. Rep. Steny Hoyer kept the repeal effort alive even after the White House appeared to back away from it. Ditto Senators Lieberman and Collins.
The president is expected to take some questions after the Senate votes on ratification of the New START missile agreement with Russia.