Many Indians felt that Obama gave too much deference to China during his recent Asia trip, setting off doubts about whether the US is on India's side. Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrives at the White House Tuesday.
Behind the scenes, the Senate is having the Congressional Budget Office estimate the cost of its healthcare reform bill. Leaders want to make sure it has the right policies and price to pass.
The US government Thursday moved to seize the assets of the Alavi Foundation – including a New York skyscraper and four mosques. The Justice Department says the Alavi Foundation funnels money to the Iranian government for its nuclear program.
With no COLA adjustment this year, the Obama administration is right to give seniors a $250 boost.
A longer school day can help improve student test scores, closing the achievement gap. But critics question the cost of those additional hours.
The report card aims to highlight the sorts of innovations in education – such as an extended school day – that lead to better schools.
Look at the margins of victory, among other things, as the returns for Election Day November 2009 come in.
Poll results tend to show that voters approve of the public option for healthcare. But senators like Joe Lieberman could vote the other way.
The tentative Iran nuclear deal could be the beginning of a shift from a dominant antagonism to an openness to addressing mutual interests, some diplomatic experts say.
Fatherhood and parental duty get a push from the Obama team during a series of fall forums. But concerns about government intervention make some conservatives wary.