Cutting costs would mean trimming pay for too many professionals.
As Zimbabwe's Prime Minister embarks for Europe and the US to ask for more aid, Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir – who is wanted for war crimes – was hosted by Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe.
Gen. Ray Odierno shaved the comedian's head – under orders from President Obama – during one of four shows of the Colbert Report taped on location in Baghdad.
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad faces a surge from the more moderate challenger Mir Hossein Mousavi, as more educated urban voters tire of his polarizing politics.
Only $37 billion of the $787 billion has been spent so far. Confusing provisions and the sheer size of the bill have created delays.
Stimulus spending this summer will be guided by Vice President Joe Biden's 'Roadmap to recovery,' which he presented to the president Monday.