Peace and Security
September 28, 2011 -
The $2 billion suit claims that private contractors including Houston-based KBR and their insurers routinely lied, cheated and threatened injured workers while ignoring a federal law requiring their compensation.
May 30, 2011 -
In 1865, formerly enslaved people in Charleston, South Carolina, held a procession to honor Union soldiers who had died in a local Confederate prison camp. Known as "Decoration Day," the ceremony foreshadowed what would become our modern Memorial Day.
November 18, 2010 -
The economy, jobs, taxes -- these are the issues grabbing post-election headlines about the Republicans' agenda for Congress.