The nominee for secretary of Health and Human Services bowed out Tuesday over tax missteps, as did another Obama pick.
More access by Red Cross workers is likely, but legal analysts are split on whether the prison camp will be less punitive after an Obama-ordered review.
Readers write about giving FERC more authority to site electrical power lines, why curbing population growth will lead to less greenhouse gas pollution, and the UN's efforts to aid in the Rwanda-Congo crisis.
Excessive congressional clapping rivals contrived Soviet outbursts.
As more than 5 million Americans fall behind on mortgages, banks signal a new willingness to reduce the principal.
Some analysts say government spending is more reliable because consumers often pocket tax breaks.
One possibility: Industrial emitters of CO2 partner with landowners to plant forests.