January 22, 2013 House Republicans agreed to a short-term increase in the debt limit, but their proposal does a whole lot more than that.
January 22, 2013 Researchers found the number of children being diagnosed with ADHD by doctors in the Kaiser Permanente system in Southern California rose 25 percent over the past decade. Though more black and Hispanic kids are being diagnosed with the disorder, the diagnosis is still most common in white boys from high-income families.
January 22, 2013 One suspect was shot and was taken into custody. Another may be on the loose. Lone Star College said the "situation [was] under control."
January 22, 2013 The president has made clear his desire for an end to more than a decade of "perpetual war." He has readily used drone strikes and other military tools to fight terrorism, but he appears to have no appetite for lengthy conflicts that would require sizable troop deployments.
January 22, 2013 President Obama made history in his inaugural address when he mentioned Stonewall in the same breath as Selma, the Alabama town considered the birthplace of the black-rights movement. A historian discusses what happened at that New York bar in 1969 that kindled the nation's gay-rights movement.
January 22, 2013 Republicans, who control the House, plan to vote Wednesday on a debt limit extension that's tied to a call on the Senate to pass a budget that includes cuts in spending.
January 22, 2013 Statements from Evo Morales and Venezuela's foreign minister seem to indicate things are looking up for the ailing leader. Chávez hasn't been seen in public since Dec. 10.
January 22, 2013 The Israeli prime minister appears likely to get a third term, though it's not clear what a coalition government might look like.
January 22, 2013 The governor said the new route avoids the environmentally sensitive Sand Hills. The ball is now in the State Department's court.
January 22, 2013 One of the men accused in the case that has provoked outrage across India has asked that the trial be moved out of New Delhi. The December rape and killing of a young woman put a harsh spotlight on the issue of violence against women in India.