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The president faces a post-vacation agenda that includes budget battles, health-care fights, and immigration disputes, and that was before Egypt descended into chaos.
President Barack Obama condemned Egypt's interim government Thursday, saying the United States was canceling a joint military operation in protest of violence that left 525 dead.
As the debate rages over who benefits from the Affordable Care Act, one thing is becoming clear: The controversial program is a dream for con artists.
It’s been awhile since Congress created a budget crisis, but this fall is ripe with opportunity for fiscal chaos.
St. Louis Federal Reserve President James Bullard said Wednesday that inflation continues to run on the low side, but it could be back.
Another delay in Obamacare gives critics of the health-reform law more ammunition and will take money of out chronically ill people's pockets.
Employers around the country say that they will be cutting workers' hours below 30 a week because they can't afford to offer the health insurance mandated by Obamacare.
US economic performance remains too mixed for Federal Reserve policymakers to lay out a detailed path for exiting the stimulus plan, a top Fed official said on Tuesday.
Decisions made over the next few weeks will determine just how noisy the nation's capital will be when everyone is back in town in September.
If U.S. law is changed to allow the Post Office to deliver beer, wine and spirits, it could help the cash-strapped agency and drive alcohol sales. But other challenges linger.
Obama announced plans to limit sweeping U.S. government surveillance programs that have come under criticism since leaks by a former spy agency contractor.
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.
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