ALBANY, N.Y. — The tea party movement was born in anger over the recession and the Obama administration's bailouts, and built largely on a platform of lower taxes and smaller government. But some of its candidates are getting tripped up on social issues.
ATLANTA (AP) -- How Georgia Democrats fare in next month's election could depend on whether black voters show up to the polls.
STOCKHOLM (AP) - Two Americans and a British-Cypriot economist won the 2010 Nobel economics prize Monday for developing a theory that helps explain why many people can remain unemployed despite a large number of job vacancies.
It Gets Better: That's the message in a video campaign to prevent suicide among gay and lesbian teens. Jason Derulo, Ellen and Portland Mayor Sam Adams join dozens of lesser known adults in encouraging bullied youth to 'hang in there'.
WASHINGTON – A wave of government layoffs in September outpaced weak hiring in the private sector, pushing down the nation's payrolls by a net total of 95,000 jobs.
WASHINGTON — Bank of America Corp., the nation's largest bank, said Friday it would stop sales of foreclosed homes in all 50 states as it reviews potential flaws in foreclosure documents.
President Barack Obama on Wednesday honored the sacrifice of an Army Green Beret who died in Afghanistan, awarding him the nation's highest military honor — the Medal of Honor — in a solemn East Room ceremony on the eve of the war's ninth anniversary.
Obama told the family and friends of Staff Sgt. Robert Miller that the 24-year-old Pennsylvania native had been born to lead, and had met his "testing point" with extraordinary courage.