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- U.S. vet held in North Korea says statement was coerced
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Latest Barack Obama Items
Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner said Sunday that the Obama administration's upcoming stimulus plan likely will not renew Bush-era tax cuts and that the changes will not slow the already struggling economy.
The United States told Scotland it was “far preferable” to free the Lockerbie bomber than have him transferred to a Libyan jail, leaked documents showed Sunday amid renewed U.S. criticism of the release.
The Obama administration has not settled on a plan to protect and supply thousands of State Department diplomats and employees left behind in Iraq once all but a relatively few U.S. troops leave the county in a little more than a year.
The White House has had a few laughs recently poking fun at Republican National Committee Chairman Michael S. Steele.
Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner said that allowing tax cuts for the wealthy to expire would be "the responsible thing to do."
House Democrats and Republicans have put aside their differences this year to honor the likes of golfer Phil Mickelson, the Chicago Blackhawks hockey team, NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson and the Penn State women's volleyball team.
The national school-reform spotlight is again shining on D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Michelle A. Rhee and, as with her other efforts, teachers are again on edge.
The miniature mid-July ballet danced by American, Chinese and U.N. statisticians only obscures a much larger geopolitical drama: China's unquenchable thirst for and America's unbreakable dependence on imported oil.
Does that smart phone in your pocket contribute to rape and murder in the depths of Africa? Soon, you'll know: A new U.S. law requires companies to certify whether their products contain minerals from rebel-controlled mines in Congo and surrounding countries.