Extra $7.5 billion in US aid will go for Pakistan's economic support, not new military help.
New poll indicates that the Kerry-Lugar bill, already confronting opposition from Pakistan's political and military establishment, faces a wave of popular distrust of the US as well.
America's Health Insurance Plans, an insurer trade group, has released a study warning of sizable hikes for healthcare premiums. But outside experts have criticized the study's methodology.
The military ouster of Honduras's president, Manuel Zelaya, has led to a deep divide between Democrats and Republicans.
California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is touting efforts to reduce greenhouse gases by states and provinces worldwide ahead of the Dec. 6 UN climate change summit in Copenhagen.
Finance Committee cuts 61 amendments, leaving just 503 to go. Among the major issues remaining: a public option.
The appointment of Paul Kirk to Ted Kennedy's seat means Democrats will have their 60-seat filibuster-proof majority when the Senate votes on a healthcare bill this fall.
Paul Kirk, a longtime friend of Ted Kennedy, restores the Democrats' filibuster-proof majority in the Senate.
China is due to unveil a new proposal at the gathering Tuesday, but its plans to cut "carbon intensity" rather than limit emissions may not satisfy US lawmakers.
Obama pledged to tackle global warming in his presidential campaign. Now the world waits to see if he takes a leadership role at a climate change meeting at the UN Tuesday.