WASHINGTON (AP) _ Elena Kagan survived her own confirmation mess. The lawyer and academic who once famously blasted the Supreme Court confirmation process as a charade emerged from it intact on Thursday, confirmed by the […]
WASHINGTON (AP) _ President Barack Obama is applauding headway that has been made to stop the nation’s worst oil spill, saying the Gulf of Mexico operation is “finally close to coming to an end.”
There is no argument that education in the U.S. needs improving. But, exactly where that change should be coming from is a growing debate.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) _ California is among 18 states and the District of Columbia that are finalists in the second round of the federal “Race to the Top” school reform grant competition.
VIENNA (AP) _ President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton pledged Friday the support of the United States in the global fight against AIDS.
The common academic standards many states will adopt this fall are clearer and more rigorous than those currently used by three-quarters of all states, according to an analysis by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute. The […]
WASHINGTON (AP) _ More than 40 percent of homeowners seeking help from the Obama administration’s flagship effort to rescue those at risk of foreclosure have dropped out of the program.
WASHINGTON (AP) _ President Barack Obama took aim at Republican lawmakers Monday, accusing them of holding the public hostage to Washington politics by blocking extended unemployment benefits for millions of out of work Americans.
WASHINGTON (AP) _ President Barack Obama says BP’s successful capping of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill is “good news.”
The White House is unveiling its new National HIV-AIDS Strategy, and one health expert says, it’s a bit of a case of “do as I say, not as I do.”