A senior U.S. official urged South Korea to reduce its crude oil imports from Iran, increasing the pressure on America’s ally to join them in confronting the Middle Eastern nation over its nuclear program.
Congress officially ended its least-productive year on record after passing 80 bills, the fewest recorded since they began keeping year-end records in 1947.
The battle over the fate of the Keystone XL pipeline is fast approaching as the White House had signaled resistance to the new February 21 deadline that was set for approval of the project.
Israel’s military confirmed that Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Martin Dempsey will travel to the Middle Eastern nation to commence talks this week, as Israel’s number two public official suggested that President Barack Obama is being meek about the Iranian situation.
President Barack Obama will ask Congress for greater power to limit the size of the Federal government. His first initiative concerns the merger of six sprawling trade and commerce agencies.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce President Thomas J. Donohue criticized President Barack Obama for a weak election-year economic agenda and costly new regulations during his annual speech on the state of American business.
Although winter has just begun, there have already been 10 reported incidents concerning individuals falling through the ice, highlighting the dangers of warm winters and frozen bodies of water.
Though the company filed for bankruptcy despite receiving hundreds of millions of dollars from the government, Solyndra is planning to dole out bonuses to persuade key employees to stay put.
The U.S. has planned a major push for next week to jump-start peace talks with the Taliban, senior officials from the President Barack Obama Administration said.
An amendment that would ban courts in Oklahoma from considering international or Islamic law discriminates against religions, a Federal appeals court said Tuesday, giving a Muslim community leader the right to challenge its Constitutionality.
Suleiman al-Nahdi and dozens of other prisoners wait in a permanent state of limbo five years after he was cleared for release from Guantanamo Bay.
Several States that received a portion of the U.S. Department of Education’s $4.3 billion Race to the Top competition have had to delay plans for implementing significant reforms in their schools due to slow progress.
The Federal government ran a deficit in December, the 39th straight month in the red, according to preliminary reports from the Congressional Budget Office.
The price of gold rose by a significant margin as a resurgence of the euro versus the dollar, bringing the value of the metal past a 200-day moving average.
The Republican leader of the New Jersey Assembly collapsed and died at the Statehouse in Trenton on Monday, the final day of the legislative session.
An Iranian court has convicted an American man of working for the CIA and sentenced this individual to death, state radio reported on Monday, in a case that may add to the tension between the U.S. and Iran.
In a move that seeks to streamline the immigration process, the Administration of President Barack Obama proposed new hardship rules to make it easier for illegal immigrants to apply for legal status and remain in the U.S.
China slammed America’s new Asian-focused defense strategy, noting that its accusations of a lack of opening in Beijing’s military policy were both “groundless and untrustworthy.”
The Department of Homeland Security is launching a hotline for individuals who have been jailed on immigration charges and believe they are victims of a crime or may be U.S. citizens.
The White House announced “Summer Jobs+,” a new call to action for the government, non-profits and businesses to work together to provide low-income and disconnected inner-city youth with a path to employment.
With the idea of an impending June recall election becoming all the more certain, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker has said the debate is no longer just about collective-bargaining rights, as union leaders have made it personal.
Tehran will be the top threat in 2012, former CIA Director Michael Hayden predicted as Iran dominates the foreign policy debate in the U.S.
President Barack Obama is helping to coordinate a new Pentagon strategy for absorbing hundreds of billions of dollars in defense budget cuts, as this move will mark a turning point in U.S. security policy.