Conflicting public opinions of the effects of international free trade agreements are spurring doubts over a potential deal President Obama is pushing with countries in the Asia-Pacific region.
Business & Economy
President Obama is missing a key opportunity to grow the U.S. economy and aid key European allies by failing to lift a 40-year-old ban on crude oil exports, former Defense Secretary William Cohen said Wednesday.
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe wants to fight climate change but not by divesting.
Former Sen. Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania on Wednesday launched his second bid for president, vowing to be a warrior for working-class Americans, in part by pursuing an immigration policy that ensures American workers and their wages are protected from annual increases an unskilled foreign labor.
Italian oil executives visit Tehran, scouting out deals. French farmers and fisheries discuss technological exchanges with their Iranian counterparts. Pakistan prepares to lay down a major oil pipeline through Iran, while rival India opens talks with Iranian officials about developing a major port in the Gulf of Oman to ship Indian goods to Afghanistan.