Obama is to meet this week with banks about card-holder complaints. Congress is weighing a 'bill of rights' for borrowers.
Appearing before the Congressional Oversight Panel, Secretary of the Treasury Timothy Geithner faced populist anger over bailout terms.
The number, much higher than previously reported, comes out as President Obama visits CIA headquarters today.
The most unique explanation for the conviction of Roxana Saberi on espionage charges may be an allegory about US, Russian, and Iranian intelligence services hunting for a rabbit.
Open Veins of Latin America: Five Centuries of the Pillage of a Continent was ranked 54,295 on Friday.
His cooperative tone helped some leaders begin to move beyond historical grudges against the US.
Lawmakers face issues ranging from a huge deficit and bank regulations to healthcare reform and climate change.
Readers write about the US ban on assault weapons, carbon taxes, the "tea party" protests, and why the US should maintain its current policy toward Taiwan.