The U.S. travel and tourism industry is looking at a record-setting year, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced Friday, with both spending and visitor numbers well above last year’s figures.
China weighed in on Monday with a heavy dose of sarcasm regarding the recent controversy over U.S. Olympics team blazers, suggesting that perhaps members of congress should be banned from wearing anything or using any product that has been manufactured abroad.
A compelling question concerning the nation's current political culture is: what has happened to the Republican Party? President Abraham Lincoln was the Republican Party's first president, elected in 1860. But do the values of today's Tea Party faction-dominated Republican Party match the values of Lincoln?
During her visit to Egypt Sunday, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's motorcade was the target of tomatoes, among other things.
Consider: at New York’s Stuyvesant H.S., one of the best in the country, more than 80 students are ensnared in a cheating probe of a city language exam administered last month. Cellphone accounts are intercepted by cops. Is anything electronic immune?
Global beauty pageants make for strange contests, where pop culture and patriotism can often prove a volatile mix.
Although Sen. John McCain had indicated he would support the Democratic-backed DISCLOSE Act, he is opposing the bill along with the rest of the Senate GOP.
Assam has witnessed other public assaults on women that sparked outrage.
Recent polls have public opinion at a virtual standoff but House Republicans might be better off focusing on other issues instead of the empty symbolism of another repeal.
As President Barack Obama pivots to make income inequality a focus of his campaign, income and wealth disparities are widening to alarming proportions.
Peri & Sons Farms has agreed to pay a record $2.3 million in back wages to 1,365 foreign seasonal agricultural laborers who had worked for the Yerington, Nev.-based onion grower under the H-2A visa program.
U.N. peacekeepers in the Democratic Republic of Congo are being redeployed to Goma as a rebel group advances toward the city.
The U.S. House of Representatives' Committee on Agriculture is scheduled Wednesday to start the final stage of producing its version of the farm bill, which will likely be delayed. An examination of both the House and Senate versions offer a glimpse into the priorities of U.S. agro policy through 2017.
Repealing the Affordable Care Act would allow members of Congress to keep their government-subsidized health plans, something they will lose if they law is fully implemented as a result of a Republican-sponsored amendment to the bill.
Americans for the Arts, Actors' Equity Association and the New York Innovate Theatre Foundation (NYIT) are just three of the groups that have been urging artists and arts enthusiasts around the country to write their local representatives and voice their opposition to cuts to the National Endowment for the Arts.
Many small businesses have been paying nearly twice the amount for half the health care benefits that they are entitled to provide their employees. However, under the new health care mandate, health insurance will be more affordable for small companies.