US officials are going to Moscow to discuss Russian demands to lift an international adoption ban on children going to the US. In the wake of the Artyem Savelyev case, Russians will likely demand more government oversight of American families.
President Obama met Wednesday with key senators of both parties to discuss the nomination and confirmation process of a Supreme Court justice to replace retiring Justice John Paul Stevens.
The Arizona immigration bill lacks enough safeguards against racial or ethnic profiling by police in the fight against illegal immigration. So, too, does the federal 287(g) program that allows local enforcement of US immigration laws.
President Obama will speak in New York Thursday, calling for 'swift Senate action' on a financial reform bill that would aim to curb Wall Street excesses. He'll need at least one GOP vote.
The year-old tea party movement is growing. But it’s fractious, and that may undercut conservative strength for the midterm elections.
US Defense Secretary Robert Gates played down the importance of a secret memo in which he wrote that the US doesn't have an 'effective long-range policy for dealing with' the Iran nuclear program. The Gates Iran memo is being politicized.
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A secret memo from US Defense Secretary Robert Gates warned the White House in January that the US lacks a long-term plan to deal with Iran, according to reports. News of the Gates Iran memo is causing a stir in Washington.
The US centenarian population is doubling every decade – and they're redefining aging and longevity.