U.S. Representative David Wu, D-Ore., announced Tuesday he would resign from Congress, just days after a news report about him being accused of sexual misconduct. “I cannot care for my family the way I wish while serving in Congress and fighting these very serious allegations,” Wu said in a statement. “The well-being of my children must come before anything else. With great sadness, I therefore intend to resign effective upon the resolution of the debt ceiling crisis.”
NEW DELHI, July 26 (UPI) — Expanding bilateral trade initiatives between India and Pakistan may be the first steps toward a peace initiative, a regional scholar said. India and Pakistan are to have another round of peace negotiations Wednesday in New Delhi. Both sides during preliminary discussions expressed optimism over the potential outcome. Chintamani Mahapatra, […]
A recent survey of small business owners showed that a large majority of them believed that President Barack Obama’s healthcare overhaul would result in higher premiums.
President Barack Obama and Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio) both made speeches about the debt ceiling debate last night.
Senator Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), the ranking member and former chairman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, recently spoke out against a $718,000 grant from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to China to help the developing country set up environmental standards.
An unreleased, military-led investigation found that United States funds, provided in part to promote Afghan businesses, were actually directed to the Taliban. The funds were provided under a $2.16 billion transportation contract.
Having a positive attitude may not just be good for a person’s mood, but for their overall health as well.
As the United States economy continues to struggle and the sovereign debt crisis in Europe continues, some forecasts for gold and silver prices are highly optimistic.
The U.S. Embassy in Mexico was kept in the dark about a sting operation that fed American guns into the country, a cable revealed Monday shows. In the July 2010 cable, quoted by the Los Angeles Times, the embassy advised the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to focus on arresting small-time Mexican gun traffickers living legally in the United States rather than drug cartels.
The suspect in the attacks in downtown Oslo, Norway, and an island admitted carrying out the atrocities and claimed to work with two other cells, a judge said. After a closed-door hearing Monday, Judge Kim Heger said Anders Behring Breivik acknowledged carrying out the attacks — a bomb blast in downtown Oslo and a shooting spree nearby on Utoya Island — but said the attacks were necessary to prevent the “colonization” of Norway by Muslims, CNN reported.