Topic: Princeton University
Looming debt-ceiling talks may be a bigger hurdle for the three negotiators than the hard-fought deal on the 2011 budget. As for a deficit-cutting plan? Obama and Boehner are starting far apart.
04/18/2011 02:18 pm
Michael Ignatieff, the Liberal Party candidate in Canada's May 2 election, lags far behind in the polls. His main problem: He spent too much time south of the border.
04/17/2011 04:47 pm
Media reports suggest that Republicans will not agree to a spending deal to avoid a government shutdown unless Planned Parenthood, which performs abortions, is defunded. But that stance could also be used as a GOP bargaining chip.
04/08/2011 06:07 pm
Astrophysicist Martin Rees, a man of 'no religious beliefs,' was awarded the Templeton Prize for helping humanity address 'fundamental questions of our nature and existence.'
04/06/2011 09:49 am
Rep. Paul Ryan will release a 'dramatic' budget for 2012 Tuesday that looks to cut $4 trillion over 10 years. That plan makes the $30 billion at issue in a potential government shutdown over 2011 spending look like small potatoes.
04/04/2011 07:13 pm
In a long-awaited speech to the nation following multiple deadly protests this past week, Syria's President Bashar al-Assad failed to announce concrete changes or meet any of the protesters' expectations.
03/30/2011 01:34 pm
The notion of humanitarian intervention went dormant after the Iraq war, but has now returned, championed by many of the same countries that were the greatest opponents of invading Baghdad.
03/28/2011 12:28 pm
Yemen protesters say Saleh has overstated the threat posed by Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula to get US aid. But the group stands to benefit from major upheaval.
03/25/2011 01:05 pm
The clash that led Wisconsin to limit the collective-bargaining rights of public-sector unions was fed by a mix of a tea-party-backed Republican resurgence, the fiscal crisis facing state governments, and the unions’ fight to preserve power. Here are seven questions the Wisconsin union protest raised about the role of unions in the US.
03/24/2011 03:15 pm
Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh's half-brother defected today, deploying troops to protect demonstrators. Friday's unprecedented violence led eight diplomats to resign.
03/21/2011 02:21 pm