Firing is also on a downward trend as employers have gained confidence in the outlook for economic growth and a smaller number of job reductions also allows for these companies to hire additional employees as demand picks up.
President Barack Obama said that his apology for the burning of Qurans at a U.S. military base has “calmed things down” in Afghanistan, after the incident triggered an outbreak of violence that led to the death of four U.S. service members and dozens of Afghans last week.
Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are gearing up for the first vote in what has become a fierce battle over President Barack Obama’s mandate that healthcare providers must cover the cost of contraceptives.
An effort to circumvent sanctions on Iran was particularly sensitive because the institution in question in the United Arab Emirates is partly owned by the local government of Dubai, an ally of the United States.
A year after the investigators identified 81 areas where the government double-spends or has the potential to cut costs, President Barack Obama and Congress have solved just four of these problems.
President Barack Obama urged governors across the country to invest more State resources in education, as he noted that a highly skilled workforce is crucial for the U.S. to remain competitive with other nations.
The price of gold rose on February 28, as a drop in the value of the American dollar coupled with gains made by the euro pushed the precious metals market skywards.
Millions of dollars in White House money has helped to fund New York Police Department programs that placed entire American Muslim neighborhoods under constant surveillance.
The rising cost of gas has prompted a public outcry in the U.S., something that the White House has looked to push back against as an adviser defended President Barack Obama over the pain at the pump argument made by the GOP.
In 2008, following a court case that challenged the restrictive gun laws in Washington, D.C., the Supreme Court ordered local government officials to make it possible for law-abiding residents to own a gun.