The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a suit holding FBI Director Robert Mueller and former Attorney General John Ashcroft responsible for wrongful detention of Muslims after 9/11.
The administration might want to move on from the issue, but there's pressure from progressive groups and congressional Democrats for further investigation.
Should military spending be seen as a 'jobs program'?
Though the Pentagon budget is slated to rise, he confronts an urgent need to force greater discipline on military spending.
France and Germany opposed the US-led invasion but are now eyeing new investments in the war-torn country.
Biden opens a door on Iran, but presses allies on Afghanistan.
Federal construction money is OK; No Child Left Behind isn't.
The Justice Department says a victory by the convicted terrorist would harm national security.
But defenders of Panetta say he could bring valuable management skills to the job.