The plan to crack down on individuals who hide cash in foreign accounts has broad support. But eliminating tax havens for American companies could put them at a disadvantage internationally, experts say.
The US may have headed off a deeper recession by investing hundreds of billions into major companies. But it drives up deficits and creates uncertainty among investors.
With billions at stake, there's major concern about lack of accountability – especially with so many private contractors involved.
In Tokyo, nearly 30 countries pledged $5.28 billion to bolster its weak economy and government.
The House passed a bill giving some homeowner relief. Now it's on to the Senate.
Though the Pentagon budget is slated to rise, he confronts an urgent need to force greater discipline on military spending.
Officials visiting this week press for continued funding of an antidrug strategy and passage of a free-trade agreement.
Readers write about taxing gas to reflect its true cost, why the Bush administration should be investigated by a "truth commission," and moving past blame to find solutions to the US economic crisis.
Policy on vast public lands has favored ranchers. Demographics and economics may alter that equation now.
Though part of the stimulus plan, it isn’t likely to create lots of new jobs anytime soon. Still, efficiency can have other big payoffs.