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The president's sharp comments at Friday's press conference previewed what is likely to be a tough period when Congress comes back in September.
Favorable global sentiment toward the United States has returned to 2002 levels, matching generally warm, pro-American attitudes measured just prior to the Iraq War.
U.S. President Barack Obama comforted the embattled Greek population by hinting that the austerity drive may be tempered with other ways of restoring the economy to health.
The details of Spitzer's previously opaque financial life were revealed in copies of his tax returns from the past two years provided to The New York Times on Wednesday.
President Barack Obama has canceled a planned meeting in Moscow with Russia's President Vladimir Putin—a diplomatic snub that follows tensions over NSA leaker Edward Snowden.
Kristin Davis, the so-called Manhattan Madam once linked with New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer, is back in the headlines with him again—this time, as his opponent for political office.
The alert is issued because of an al-Qaeda terrorist threat. The State Department says the potential for terrorism is particularly strong in the Middle East and North Africa.
Sen. John McCain and President Barack Obama may seem like an unlikely team, but amid an uncooperative House and Senate, they are coming to the middle and working to compromise.
While small businesses support tax reform, some groups aren't happy about President Obama's "better bargain," Inc. reports. Here's why.
Special delivery from the post office—beer, wine and spirits, if Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe has his way.
A court hearing on Friday may provide a roadmap for how Detroit's historic bankruptcy filing will unfold as the judge overseeing the case could set a speedy schedule and rule on other matters.
Senator Ted Cruz said there is only one way to defeat the Affordable Care Act, and it’s not another attempt to repeal it. He is pushing his message to defund the law.
NSA leaker Edward Snowden was the topic du jour at the Black Hat and DEF CON cybersecurity conferences this week in Las Vegas, where the agency's chief came under fire.
Twitter is under increasing pressure from governments around the world to release user's private information, with requests rising 40 percent in the first six months of the year.
Former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden said Russia's decision to grant him temporary asylum was a victory for the rule of law.
A bipartisan bill that would lower the costs of borrowing for millions of students is awaiting President Barack Obama's signature.
President Barack Obama will nominate Federal Reserve Governor Sarah Bloom Raskin as the U.S. Treasury Department's No. 2 official, two sources familiar with the process said on Wednesday.
President Barack Obama pushed back against critics who complain that his former economic adviser, Lawrence Summers, was not aggressive enough in seeking economic stimulus in 2009.
A federal appeals court held that using a cellphone is "entirely voluntarily," so individuals who have them have forfeited the right to records showing where they have been used.
The TSA investigated and closed 9,622 cases of employee misconduct between 2010 and 2012, according to a report by the GAO.
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