Mayor Kasim Reed will travel to Panama with Vice President Joe Biden on Monday, November 18 to meet with President Ricardo Martinelli and to tour the Panama Canal expansion project.
When Mike Duggan recites the oath of office in January as Detroit’s first white mayor in four decades, he may - in a way - give the eulogy to a period of racial divide that has defined much of the ...
Political accusations were hurled; apologies were given and promises were made, but no one is exactly sure when people will be able to sign up for health insurance through the Affordable Health Care websites without any glitches.
Trayvon Martin’s mother told a panel of senators Tuesday that state "stand your ground" self-defense laws do not work and must be amended, reviving the politically charged gun control issue a year ahead of the 2014 midterm elections.
Surveillance images and other materials that could shed light on the January death of a Georgia teen found dead inside a rolled up high school gym mat must be released to the boy's parents, a Lowndes County judge ruled Wednesday.
The half a dozen movies portraying the African-American experience in 2013 may signify a renaissance of African-American film.
Three weeks after the exchanges opened, Americans are still having a tough time signing onto the Obamacare websites. And once they manage to get in, many aren't so happy with what they're finding.
Former U.S. House Speaker Tom Foley died at his home in Washington, D.C., his wife Heather confirmed Friday.
For the second straight year, millions of Social Security recipients, disabled veterans and federal retirees can expect historically small increases in their benefits come January.
Dateline: January 2014. Federal government shuts down completely.
After all the bickering and grandstanding, the billions lost and trust squandered, it was much ado about nothing.
President Barack Obama was making plans to talk with Republican lawmakers at the White House in the coming days as pressure builds on both sides to resolve their deadlock over the federal debt limit and the partial government shutdown.
If the week-long government shutdown stretches to a month, it would mean a $50 billion blow to the U.S. economy.
Forget the current government shutdown. Economists say it’s the upcoming debt ceiling impasse that could plunge the nation into a recession.
Less than 48 hours before a shutdown of the federal government would begin, House Republican leaders remained defiant in their effort to chip away at Obamacare -- with one member of the House GOP leadership insisting the House will continue ...