Alabama has passed the most severe anti-immigration law in the country, while Massachusetts has pulled out of federal immigration enforcement programs.
Almost 350 years ago, Harvard University graduated its first Native American student. Author Geraldine Brooks imagines his experience in the unfamiliar, Puritan culture of the university.
Barack Obama has spoken openly about his support of equal rights for gay couples, but some are questioning his support for gay rights.
Moammar Gadhafi is clinging to power, but some in Congress want to cut funding for the US military operations in Libya.
Access to fresh water may be the most pressing issue of the twenty-first century. Protecting it may be a matter of life and death.
President Obama announced that he will speed up US troop withdrawal from Afghanistan. Not everyone in Afghanistan thinks that's a good thing.
Anonymous groups of hackers are targeting large corporations and governments by exploiting weaknesses in their computer networks.
With two Mormons now running for President, Mitt Romney and Jon Huntsman, Mormonism may be entering the mainstream consciousness like never before in American history.
President Obama will announce his exit strategy from what is now America's longest war, Afghanistan. The fighting, however, is likely to continue for a long time.
Throughout economic downturns, children tend to get worse grades, according to the National Bureau of Economic Research.