Troops and tanks are reportedly clashing with protesters in Daraa, Syria.
The American Academy of Pediatrics says that chemical-management policies have to be revised to better protect children, pregnant women, and the elderly.
A new cache of classified documents from the website Wikileaks gives new insights into how the United States classifies detainees in Guantanamo
One year after the BP oil spill, the US energy policy hasn't changed much, but the effects on the Gulf Coast won't be known for some time.
Standard & Poor's gave a negative outlook on US debt recently. Can the government get its act together?
Many veterans want to continue to serve after they've left the military, and some turn to humanitarian work to recover that sense of purpose.
Michael Pietsch, David Foster Wallace's longtime editor, talks about his role as an editor and the new, posthumous book by Wallace.
For the sake of both countries, the United States should press for democratic reforms in Saudi Arabia, rather than looking the other way.
Mexican citizens have taken to protesting against the government in an attempt to curb the drug violence plaguing the country.
If Congress and the President can't agree on a budget, and the federal government shuts down, how much will it cost?