Aug 1, 2014 — The $694 million Border Security Supplemental Spending Bill was endorsed one day after the House Republican leadership canceled its plan to hold a vote on the legislation.
Aug 1, 2014 — Two Americans infected with Ebola in West Africa are flying to Atlanta. They will be the first patients treated for the disease in the U.S. What's the risk of Ebola spreading during the transport?
Aug 1, 2014 — Calling the shootings "questionable," a civil rights attorney in Oakland requested action by the Justice Department. The Salinas police chief said that would be premature.
Aug 1, 2014 — A Canadian scholar was unimpressed with the cookbooks available for people on food stamps in the U.S. So she decided to come up with her own set of tips and recipes for eating well on $4 a day.
Aug 1, 2014 — An analyst says GM might have benefited from the safety recalls that brought customers back to its dealerships. Many automakers saw strong gains compared to last year.
Aug 1, 2014 — A half a billion dollars. A Harvard professor. And, maybe, the end of campaign finance as we know it.
Aug 1, 2014 — Think opera plots are tough to follow? Try wading through the complicated action offstage at the Metropolitan Opera. Here's who's involved — with perspective on disputes that aren't new.
Aug 1, 2014 — The city's been shutting off water to thousands of customers who aren't paying their bills. Some argue it's a violation of a basic human need; others say nonpayers are effectively stealing water.
Aug 1, 2014 — The Pentagon has recommended cutting troop strength to 450,000, but a bipartisan report says that given the global threats, the reduction is too big.
Aug 1, 2014 — Raka Dun is a member of the hip-hop group Los Rakas. He tells his story of using music to escape the cycle of violence and crime that sucks in young men of color in Oakland, California.