The Brazilian-Turkish deal does nothing to address concerns about Iran’s continuing enrichment of uranium, US officials said Friday. The US believes Iran is using the swap as a tactic to delay a UN sanctions resolution.
The five remaining Uighur detainees at the Guantanamo Bay prison camp have turned down resettlement offers from other countries, and have been appealing for release into the US.
The GOP isn't buying the White House assertion that it offered Rep. Joe Sestak only an unpaid position on an advisory board if he'd drop his effort to unseat Pennsylvania's Sen. Arlen Specter.
China is under international pressure to revalue its currency to address trade imbalances. It didn't do it at this week's bilateral meeting with US officials but may ahead of G-20 meetings in June.
Coast Guard's Thad Allen says Friday through Saturday morning is a pivotal time for the top kill procedure, which aims to cap the well feeding the Gulf oil spill. President Obama, in Louisiana, says he is tripling the clean-up manpower in areas where oil is on shore.
'Diff'rent Strokes' star Gary Coleman, who died Friday, became a household name at a transitional period for black child actors.
The US Air Force just flew its new X-51A Waverider at five times the speed of sound. It could be used as a hypersonic cruise missile, delivering a warhead to anywhere on earth in an hour.
Corporate behavior, drilling methods, regulators’ roles, and the search for oil alternatives all are reexamined in the wake of the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
Congress is considering raising a corporate liability cap from $75 million to $10 billion. Thomas Donohue, president of the US Chamber of Commerce, says that's 'changing the rules in the middle of the game.'
New technology uses lasers to enrich uranium for nuclear power. Critics say it's approval would hamper nuclear weapons nonproliferation goals.
With Obama in Louisiana Friday to assess the response to the BP oil spill, residents have strong views about what needs to happen next. But their ideas can conflict, and expectations are low.
The six-month moratorium on new deepwater offshore drilling announced by President Obama Thursday isn't likely to have a big impact on the oil industry – unless it's a sign of things to come.
The National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) released its hurricane season forecast Thursday, acknowledging that oil released by the BP Gulf oil spill could come into play if not cleaned up.
Was the government adequately monitoring the drilling by the Deepwater Horizon? Is the government too cozy with the industry it's regulating? Lawmakers of both parties want answers following the Gulf oil spill.
Hillary Clinton laid out the Obama administration's National Security Strategy Thursday. But she acknowledged that unless deficits can be reined in, the vision won’t be realized.
A foundation is raising money to build a memorial to fallen soldiers of the war on terrorism, including the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. It's planned for rural Texas, but some say it should be in Washington.
BP's attempt to cork the Deepwater Horizon well is being streamed live on the Web. But what's really going on in the BP 'top kill' live feed?
The president defended his administration’s performance. But the Obama press conference comes as a Gallup Poll finds public dissatisfaction with the handling of the crisis.
Even after the leaking well is permanently sealed, the Deepwater Horizon drama won't be anywhere near over. Just in Thursday's BP oil spill update, the MMS director is out, the spill is resized, and hearings proliferate on Capitol Hill.
The first family will spend Memorial Day weekend in Chicago, but Obama will make a day trip to the Gulf Coast on Friday. Vice President Joe Biden will lay a wreath at Arlington cemetery.