President Barack Obama accused his Republican foes of wanting to turn the United States into a "Third World" country on Thursday.
A massive tornado that cut a deadly swath through a Missouri town, turning homes into rubble, has reportedly killed at least 24 people.
The April 20 anniversary of the BP oil spill is a reminder of the high costs of our energy needs and the consequences of cutting corners on safety.
Republicans are rallying against what they see as an insidious attack on Christians by Democrats in governmentbent on eroding 'moral values'.
A gunman opened fire at a Sikh temple in the northern US, triggering a shootout which left him and at least six others dead, local police said.
Fear has given way to frustration in the shattered American town of Joplin as residents await official word on more than 200 loved ones missing.
Rescue teams have been desperately searching for nearly 1 500 people listed as missing since a tornado ripped through Joplin in the US.
Ten years after watching Amanda Berry walk out of work for the last time, Darrell Ford stood transfixed behind a US police barricade.
United States President Barack Obama's ex-enforcer Rahm Emanuel was crowned mayor of Chicago on Tuesday.
31 people have been killed and entire communities have been wiped out as a total of tornadoes have ripped through USA's heartland.