Students and members of the middle class have taken to the streets in Venezuela, protesting a worsening economy and food shortages. AP bureau chief Joshua Goodman reports on the unrest from Caracas.
Opposition in Arizona is growing against a controversial bill that would let business owners to refuse service based on religious beliefs. Gov. Jan Brewer hasn't yet decided whether to veto the bill.
Illinois Sen. Richard Durbin is calling on federal and state prisons to ban solitary confinement for juveniles, pregnant women and the mentally ill. He held a hearing in Washington on Tuesday.
The Food and Drug Administration and the White House are expected to unveil a new food label this week. Changed just once since their adoption, these labels need to be less confusing, advocates say.
In Dark Invasion, Howard Blum explores the campaign of sabotage that Germany inflicted on an unsuspecting U.S. As ships and factories blew up, "no one really suspected a spy network," he says.
Moazzam Begg was held by the U.S. for three years before being released from Guantanamo in 2005. He was never charged with anything. Now, British authorities are questioning him about trips to Syria.
The Democrat has won some conservatives in the state with her strong defense of the oil industry. But her support for Obamacare may sink her.
Plans for man-made islands — designed by Rice University architecture students — have attracted the attention of one of the world's largest oil companies as a way to house way-offshore oil workers.
Verifying that a patient has paid for coverage under the Affordable Care Act can take hours. But if doctors' offices don't check, they can get stuck with the bill.
A report in The Atlantic looks at the power that fraternities have at universities and the ways in which the organizations protect themselves when serious legal problems arise.