PLACERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California couple charged with kidnapping Jaycee Dugard and holding her captive for 18 years have given full confessions to authorities, a defense lawyer said Monday.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke told Congress Tuesday that a prolonged rise in oil prices would pose a danger to the economy
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republicans controlling the House are moving quickly Tuesday to pass stopgap legislation to avoid a partial shutdown of the government when temporary funding runs out Friday.
Despite calls for his resignation from constituents and some Oregon newspapers, Democratic Rep. David Wu continues to insist that he will not step down.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A tax cut that began last month gave consumers the biggest jump in their incomes in nearly two years.
NEW YORK (AP) -- High fuel prices are putting the squeeze on drivers' wallets just as they are starting to feel better about the economy
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- A longtime Murray State University professor has decided to retire after referring to slavery while making a point about tardiness to two black students last semester
HOUSTON (AP) -- City officials announced Friday that two new independent panels will be reviewing Houston's police department, which has come under fierce criticism after a video surfaced this month that appears to show officers kicking and stomping a black teenage burglary suspect.
George Washington's name is inseparable from America, and not only from the nation's history. It identifies countless streets, buildings, mountains, bridges, monuments, cities — and people.
Former District of Columbia Public Schools chancellor Michelle Rhee has come under attack regarding her take on the progress of a group of elementary students during the time she taught third grade at Harlem Park Elementary School in Baltimore.