President Obama underwent a fitness test at a Pentagon health clinic over the weekend as part of a periodic medical exam coordinated by his doctor.
In the renewed battle over raising the nation's borrowing limit, President Obama says the government must take on more debt unconditionally to pay for the bills that Congress has racked up, while congressional Republicans counter that spending cuts must be included to break what they say is a ruinous cycle of endless borrowing.
The U.S. economy will avoid recession in 2013, the chief of America's leading business lobby said Thursday, but won't grow fast enough to make a big dent in the nation's still sizable jobless rate.
When President Obama spoke out forcefully against Michigan's right-to-work law, it was a rare example of the president putting on public display his support of organized labor.
The Obama administration is pushing back against critics who have accused the president of unleashing a "regulatory tsunami" against the business community.
The heat is being turned up to ratify the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (LOST) ("No time to get LOST," Commentary, Tuesday). It is apparent to members of both political parties, academia, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the media, the Pentagon and many others that it's the right thing to do.
Army reservist Ryan Nelson has been to more than 20 job fairs in the past few months, hoping to get stable employment, but he is finding it difficult to make the transition from a military career to civilian work.
America's suddenly booming domestic energy scene could provide critical aid in bailing out the nation's fiscal woes, the chief of the nation's top business lobby said Thursday
The Senate failed again to approve cybersecurity legislation to better protect the power grid and other critical infrastructure, leaving the job to President Barack Obama to carry out through executive fiat.