Some are criticizing the president's determination to engage Iran on its nuclear program amid a brutal government crackdown in the aftermath of what many say is massive election fraud.
Latest effort to lower the federal price tag taps companies that don't offer health insurance to employees. They would pay an annual fee.
Even Democratic senators are still far apart on what a 'public option' would look like.
His administration isn't that interested in a missile shield in Europe, but seems unlikely to concede it in upcoming talks.
North Koreans on Thursday tested several short-range missiles, but their track record on longer-range missile technology has been poor.
Protests against taxes and red ink are set for this weekend. Their potential to form a formidable national movement is unclear.
Afghanistan hopes to gain control of more of its territory before August elections. The Taliban could disrupt voter turnout in areas it holds.
Everything up to this point has been 'concessional, interim, or bridging,' Iraq's foreign minister told the Monitor, calling the vote the most important in Iraq's history.
In Interview, Iraqi foreign minister tells US not to disengage with Iraq politically – like it did in Afghanistan.