Texas Governor Rick Perry announced plans Monday to send 1,000 Texas National Guard troops to the Mexican border to deal with the massive wave of illegal immigration by children.
On July 20, 1969 three U.S. astronauts landed on the moon, and now NASA wants to go to Mars — for all the benefits — disregarding all the costs.
President Obama will sign an executive order Monday forbidding both federal agencies and companies that contract with the federal government from discriminating against employees on the basis of sexual orientation or "gender identity."
A federal appeals court ruled on July 18 that Oklahoma's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional. The case appears likely to join a growing list of appeals to the U.S. Supreme Court.
U.S. District Court Judge Joseph Laplante Wednesday ordered the New Hampshire communities of Concord and Derry not to enforce the 25-foot buffer zone around entrances to abortion clinics.
A proposed constitutional amendment to abridge the freedom of speech received the endorsement of the Senate Judiciary Committee by a 10-8 vote Thursday.
The National Organization for Women has put The Little Sisters of the Poor on a list of "Dirty 100" organizations waging legal battles against the federal mandate for contraceptive coverage in health insurance provided by employers.
Climate change or not, the United States is still a pretty cool country — and getting cooler, according to temperature data of the National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration.
If climate-change scientists ever want to put their global-warming predictions on ice, they can find plenty of it down around the South Pole.