March 2, 2013 The university's new stadium will be named after a private prison company. The GEO Group gave FAU a $6 million gift that "delighted" the administration but prompted protests from students. Friday, university President Mary Jane Saunders said the deal was a "closed book," despite allegations of abuse at the company's institutions.
March 2, 2013 Listening to Republicans this week, it was often hard to figure out the party's stance on the across-the-board cuts. But while they took different approaches, many made more or less the same argument: They're open to making the cuts more flexible, but they're not sorry to see spending cut.
March 2, 2013 From The View to the Oscars, Barack and Michelle Obama's regular appearances on talk shows and at sports events raise the question of whether even a president can become overexposed.
March 2, 2013 The North African nation seemed to be doing better than other Arab Spring countries. But it's suffered a recent series of setbacks as it tries to build a stable political system and economy.
March 1, 2013 In the end, President Obama and other Democrats had less leverage than Republicans because of a fundamental asymmetry: Large federal spending cuts alarmed Democrats; Republicans, not so much.
March 1, 2013 The U.S. Air Force will pay Gulfstream nearly $50 million to maintain its C-37 executive jets, in a contract announced the day before the federal budget was set to absorb $85 billion in automatic spending cuts.
March 1, 2013 Chief Justice John Roberts noted that Massachusetts, which is not covered by the preclearance section of the Voting Rights Act, has a far worse record in black voter registration and turnout than Mississippi, which is covered by the act. But census statistics don't necessarily confirm that argument.
March 1, 2013 The 17 people have been convicted of mostly minor offenses. During his time in office, Obama has issued 39 pardons, the fewest of any president since James Garfield in 1881.
March 1, 2013 A new documentary peels back the curtain on the problem of food insecurity in the U.S. It shows that hunger and obesity are more closely connected than many of us realize.
March 1, 2013 The judge took issue with the legal theory the original jury used to reach its decision. The judge ordered a new trial to determine the damages.
March 1, 2013 The White House-Woodward spat is part of a longer story about the professional life of one of America's most famous journalists.
March 1, 2013 Experts say that Rodman's head-to-head with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un might reveal something of value.
March 1, 2013 An experiment that used rats to create a "brain-to-brain interface" shows that instructions can be transferred between animals via cortical implants, according to scientists. The research could help create "novel types of social interaction and for biological computing devices," says Miguel Nicolelis of Duke University.
March 1, 2013 The draft report found that the pipeline would not have a huge impact on climate and that the oil from the Canadian tar sands will find its way to the U.S. with or without the pipeline.