Rob Ford just can't help himself, it would seem. It's another day and we have another tidbit of controversy from the Toronto Mayor.
Teachers oppose move, saying ‘we know the difference between a bribe and a gift’
Choice of delegates appears a statement on controversial laws in Russia
John C. Beale also claimed thousands of dollars from the US Government for first class plane tickets and limo rides
Connor Johnson has been obsessed with space since the age of 3, and his petition to the president to save NASA needs some help
Solving technical problems could be paramount to Democrats’ political fortunes
CIA paid millions of dollars to small band of inmates who were recruited to spy on al-Qa’ida leaders
China calls for 'de-Americanized world' not dependent on the dollar as a reserve currency
Stark warning from IMF chief comes as search for deal to extend debt ceiling shifts to Senate
Some federal services to reopen as moderates appear to gain upper hand over Tea Party
Economic View: Americans are paying for a government that is only about four-fifths the size of the present one
Two issues become entangled as intelligence officials warned the situation 'seriously damages' their ability to protect the country
As the US government began its partial shutdown on Tuesday morning, the online health insurance marketplaces established under the Affordable Care Act opened for business. Rigid Republican opposition to Obamacare is what led to the gridlock in Washington, yet the nationwide exchanges proved so popular on their first day that their websites struggled and, in some cases, crashed under the weight of the traffic.
Not all government functions will simply evaporate — Social Security cheques will still get mailed, and hospitals will stay open. But many federal agencies will send their employees home, from the Environmental Protection Agency to hundreds of national parks. Here’s a look at how a shutdown will work.
State workers deserve sympathy, but so do tourists who will be affected