The President Barack Obama Administration is hoping to restore momentum in 2012 to U.S. talks with the Taliban insurgency that had reached a critical point before falling apart in December.
Lawmakers in Washington, D.C., have freed up a little more than 20 percent of $187 million in U.S. assistance to the Palestinians that had been frozen due to the Palestinian bid for membership in the U.N.
As the year is coming to an end, Republican lawmakers and President Barack Obama are engaged in another battle of wills, this time concerning potential unconfirmed appointments to controversial boards.
Americans will likely not be seeing a ticker-tape parade anytime soon for U.S. troops returning from Iraq.
Federal regulators have approved a nuclear reactor that was designed by Westinghouse Electric Co. that could power the first new plants built in the U.S. in more than three decades.
California’s Attorney General filed lawsuits against Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac on Tuesday, demanding that the companies respond to questions in a state investigation.
After receiving a barrage of ridicule following claims by President Barack Obama that he was the “fourth-best” President, the White House went on the defensive and tried to qualify his assessment.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that hundreds of the nation’s oldest and dirtiest power plants have to either clean up or shut down as part of a new rule outlined on Wednesday.
The Senate has approved a two-month renewal of payroll tax cuts for every worker and unemployment benefits for millions.
The Administration of President Barack Obama will keep a small amount of National Guard troops stationed along the Mexican border for the next year.