Senate Democrats have been consulting within their own ranks to develop job creation ideas. They want to pass a bill by Feb. 12.
Zeituni Onyango, President Obama's Kenyan aunt, has been living illegally in Boston. She is fighting a deportation order, seeking US asylum based on tribal conflict in Kenya and a medical condition.
In his account of managing America's financial crisis, former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson recounts shock, disappointment, and own shortcomings. What lessons does 'On the Brink' hold?
Unless the US-China trade gap is seriously addressed, some economists say, Obama’s goal of 2 million new trade-related jobs will be unattainable.
A young monk in Bangkok, Thailand, plays with the pigeons at Sanam Luang on Thursday. Bangkok authorities have closed the parade grounds near the Royal Palace for renovations and plan to capture and relocate the park's piegons.
Tea Party Nation convention starts Thursday. Questions and answers about the tea party movement and how it might affect the 2010 elections.
Senator-elect Scott Brown of Massachusetts is being sworn in earlier than expected, and it's not just to avoid a snowstorm. He'll be in a key position to help fellow Republicans block the nomination of a union lawyer to the National Labor Relations Board.
Not if President Obama partners with Saudi King Abdullah for an urgent rebuilding effort.
Obama wants to triple public financing for new nuclear power plants, even as he nixes funds for storing commercial radioactive waste. The policy may be calculated to win votes for climate change legislation, but critics say it's not 'coherent' and carries new security risks.
One day after three US soldiers were killed in the north, the widely anticipated backlash at US troops operating on Pakistani soil has yet to erupt.