Five million people have now signed up for health insurance on the state and federal online exchanges, the Obama administration said Monday.
That's a number that suggests a big-last minute surge to get coverage.
Hoping to galvanize attention on a hot issue in an election year, House Democrats will launch a formal petition on Wednesday aimed at forcing a vote on comprehensive immigration reform, according to multiple senior Democratic aides.
25 years ago today, the Exxon Valdez oil tanker struck a reef and spilled about 11 million gallons of oil into the waters off Alaska’s Prince William Sound.
That spill is the biggest tanker spill in American history.
Attorney General Eric Holder on Monday announced new regulations for the more than 200 halfway houses operated by federal contractors, requiring them to provide transportation and allow inmates to use cell phones to reconnect with family and fr