President Obama will recognize the sacrifice of those killed in the Jan. 15, 1961, collapse of the Cold War offshore radar station known as Texas Tower No. 4.
Where anti-capitalist protesters failed at the World Economic Forum, the protests in Egypt have become the most-talked about subject at the annual Swiss Alpine retreat of global political and business leaders.
The Obama administration is weighing options to give an early reward to Sudan's government if a referendum that would allow the southern part of the country to secede takes place without a hitch.
President Obama will name Gene Sperling as director of the National Economic Council on Friday, a move that will place a veteran policy and political player in the White House to work with a divided Congress.
People who live in glass houses built at least in part from the largesse of political correctness and affirmative action should not throw stones. And yet, here we have Juan Williams doing just that as he follows in the deep footprints of the hundreds before him who have lobbed hackneyed, gratuitous and even hate-filled insults at Sarah Palin.
This month's early, under-the-radar campaigning by potential Republican challengers to President Obama is a reminder of something too easily forgotten: Running for president is harder than it looks, and Mr. Obama ultimately will stand against a flesh-and-blood nominee certain to make mistakes along the way.
The Senate on Wednesday ratified a new arms control treaty with Russia in a major foreign policy win for President Obama.
The Senate voted Tuesday to limit debate on the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START), paving the way for final ratification of the arms-control pact as key Republicans defied their party leadership and announced support for the accord.
President Obama and senior administration officials pressed Republican senators on Monday in a last-ditch effort to win Senate ratification of an arms- control treaty with Russia in the closing days of the lame-duck session.