ABC's Christiane Amanpour (AH'-mahn-pore) officially joins the Sunday morning talk world on Aug. 1.
President Obama's top political aide said Sunday the White House made a recess appointment of Donald Berwick with an eye to heading off a political fight in the middle of an election campaign, though he denied that the move aimed to keep his views from public airing.
A new analysis finds that paying unemployment benefits doesn't deter the jobless from still seeking work - throwing more fuel on the heated debate that has dominated Congress for much of the past several months.
President Obama's top political aide said Sunday the White House made a health care recess appointment last week with an eye to heading off a political fight in the middle of an election campaign, though he denied the charge that they did it to keep the nominee's views from being aired publicly.
Republican Sens. John McCain of Arizona and Lindsey Graham of South Carolina spoke from a war zone in Afghanistan on Sunday to condemn Republican National Committee Chairman Michael S. Steele's comment that this was a "war of [President] Obama's choosing."
Targeted economic sanctions on Iran probably will not deter Tehran from seeking a nuclear capability, CIA chief Leon E. Panetta said Sunday.
White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel warned Sunday about what might happen if Republicans -- who have defended BP over the Gulf oil spill -- were to run Congress after the fall election.
The Obama administration has reaffirmed its promise to begin withdrawing troops from Afghanistan by July 2011, distancing itself from recent Pentagon comments that the move could take longer.
White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel on Sunday portrayed Republicans as sympathetic to BP, saying that a House Republican's controversial apology to the oil giant is emblematic of the party's views.