President Barack Obama made an appeal to the American people and Congress today, July 1, to put politics aside, and work together to pass comprehensive immigration reform.
The new budget contains significant cuts to vital services, but the City Council, buoyed by a huge outpouring of rage from city residents and workers, turned back some of the worst cuts.
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson ordered the company last May to reduce its usage of dispersants by 75 percent.
Republican candidates for Illinois governor and U.S. Senate are being blasted for embracing extreme right-wing policies.
Lawmakers who want to prevent thousands of teacher layoffs but oppose spending more money on the war in Afghanistan face a dilemma in Congress this week.