The US will no longer block financing that Burma (Myanmar) seeks from institutions like the World Bank. But a restoration of diplomatic relations is not imminent, say State Department officials.
In an interview with New Hampshire's Union Leader newspaper, Herman Cain said his wife didn't know he was giving money to Ginger White, who claims to have had a 13-year affair with him. Cain also said quitting the presidential race 'is an option.'
The White House on Thursday rejected as insubstantial a GOP proposal to curtail unemployment insurance and food stamps for the rich as an offset for extending the payroll tax cut.
If Newt Gingrich is the new 'anti-Romney,' shouldn't they have fundamental differences? While the two share some views on core economic issues, Gingrich has staked out other positions well to Romney's right.
Energy-industry groups said that new EPA air-pollution rules could threaten the reliability of the American power grid. The Energy Department countered that claim with its own report Thursday.
First, a foreign auto worker was arrested. Now one has been ticketed under Alabama's anti-illegal-immigration law. Could neighboring states lure away businesses that employ foreigners?
Newt Gingrich opponents have been hoping his campaign would implode on its own. Some analysts say Mitt Romney will need to turn up the heat and confront Newt Gingrich head-on.
For a core of conservative Republican primary voters, illegal immigration constitutes a key test for defining who a presidential candidate is.
President Obama has hit the road to lobby for his plan to extend and expand this year's payroll tax cut 'holiday.' Though concerns remain, Republicans worry that Obama is gaining traction.
Action Comics 1: It's the first time a comic book has broken the $2 million barrier. The issue was published in 1938 and cost just 10 cents.
Ron Paul's YouTube video blasting Newt Gingrich for 'serial hypocrisy' is making the rounds of social media today, viewed more than 172,000 times by late this morning and generating buzz.
Amid unrest over perceived economic injustices, some Republicans vow to abolish the National Labor Relations Board. The labor board, they say, is impeding economic recovery. Can they succeed?
Rod Blagojevich: In arguing for a sentence that would be one of the longest for corruption in Illinois' sordid political history, prosecutors said Blagojevich — convicted, among other things, of trying to sell or trade the U.S. Senate seat once held by President Barack Obama — deserved more than two other figures now in prison.
Ginger White’s allegation of a 13-year affair appears to have buried whatever chance of victory Herman Cain had. But some polls say his candidacy was already dead.
Gingrich, former House speaker, is striving for a remarkable comeback with the smallest staff and the fewest precinct-level campaign backers of the seven candidates competing in the Jan. 3 presidential caucuses that kick off voting in the fight for the GOP nomination.
US says it deported a record 216,000 'criminal aliens' in fiscal 2011, but immigration court statistics show a drop in criminal deportation proceedings from the Bush years. How do those square?
Mitt Romney is launching new TV ads in Iowa Friday. But so far Mitt Romney's campaign ads have not been very good, says DCDecoder.
Arsenic levels allowed in apple juice may be too high, but even the consumer groups that are most concerned can't agree on the right levels.
Rockefeller Center hosted its annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony with special performances from Justin Bieber, Tony Bennett, and others.
In court this week, experts are debating whether John Hinckley Jr., who shot President Reagan 30 years ago, should be allowed greater freedom away from the psychiatric hospital where he’s been held ever since.