Medicare reform passed the House. But GOP leaders say they won't push Medicare vouchers in the current round of spending talks.
US is moving to free up some of the $30 billion in frozen assets of Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi to aid the 'Libyan people' and rebels, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Thursday.
The Dow fell about 3 points, ending a four-day winning streak
US Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates speaks with village elders in the village of Tabin in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on March 8.
After S&P downgraded the long-term credit outlook for the US, some traders are wondering whether the country is still the best place to invest
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.
G20 meeting ends with pledge, but no clear indication of how far the G20 nations would go in the event of another financial crisis.
G-20, a group of financial leaders from 20 of the world's biggest economies, meets in Washington to discuss challenges facing the global economy. The G-20 talks are focusing on how to prevent imbalances in trade and government debt.
Tax evasion, nonpayment, and underpayment are important factors in the $300 billion the IRS doesn't collect each year. Why the tax evasion? Lack of enforcement is one reason.
In a speech Wednesday, President Obama is expected to ask for 'shared sacrifice' – cuts and taxes – to rein in the national debt. But the GOP is adamantly against any new taxes.