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Changes ahead for the Secret Service?

Changes ahead for the Secret Service?

Key members of Congress are weighing dramatic changes to the embattled Secret Service, including moving it out of the Homeland Security Department and breaking up its mission. The proposals come…

Extra screening at airports now for Ebola

Extra screening at airports now for Ebola

President Barack Obama calls it a “belt and suspenders” approach — an extra level of screening at five major U.S. airports to try to catch any travelers from Ebola-ravaged countries…

Some right wing states will try to hold on to gay marriage bans

Some right wing states will try to hold on to gay marriage bans

Officials in some conservative states, where Supreme Court action could clear the way for same-sex weddings, say they won’t issue marriage licenses to gay couples until their hands are forced.…

Americans live longer but suicides increase

Americans live longer but suicides increase

Americans are living longer than ever before, according to a new government report filled mostly with good news. U.S. life expectancy inched up again and death rates fell. Rates also…

Most Senate races focus on Obama

Most Senate races focus on Obama

President Barack Obama’s policies, national and local economic issues and women’s rights sparked clashes Tuesday night as Senate candidates debated in five states with just a month left before Election…

Kerry facing the task to keep Iran from gaining nukes

Kerry facing the task to keep Iran from gaining nukes

With a late-November deadline approaching, America’s top diplomat is plunging back into Iranian nuclear talks with one eye on his adversary and the other on developments at home, as pressure…

A rock & hard place for Republicans on gay marriage

A rock & hard place for Republicans on gay marriage

It took just a few words for the Supreme Court to deal with the question of whether gay marriage is legal. For Republicans thinking about running for the White House…

Supreme Court clears way for gay marriage as law of the land

Supreme Court clears way for gay marriage as law of the land

The Supreme Court unexpectedly cleared the way Monday for a dramatic expansion of gay marriage in the United States and may have signaled that it’s only a matter of time…

Same sex marriages now a happening in the South

Same sex marriages now a happening in the South

Gay and lesbian couples are getting legally married in the South for the first time, crossing a threshold into a conservative region that long stood united against same-sex marriage. The…

A state-by-state roundup on gay marriage laws

A state-by-state roundup on gay marriage laws

The Supreme Court declined to hear a set of appeals on gay marriage, in one fell swoop effectively raising the number of states where the practice is legal from 19…