Posted: 06/17/2009 - Iran has accused the United States of "intolerable" meddling in its internal affairs, alleging for the first time that Washington has fueled a bitter post-election dispute.
Posted: 06/17/2009 - The children are all U.S. citizens and say their constitutional rights are being violated because they, too, will likely have to leave the country if their parents are forced to leave.
Posted: 06/17/2009 - President Barack Obama is offering a broad-scale overhaul of the financial system, saying hard times struck largely because a post-Depression era business regulatory scheme couldn't keep up with an increasingly global economy.
Posted: 06/17/2009 - The head of the Senate Intelligence Committee says there have not been flagrant violations of rules governing surveillance of American e-mails and phone calls.
Posted: 06/17/2009 - President Barack Obama is about to extend benefits to same-sex partners of federal employees.
Posted: 06/17/2009 - Cost estimates for President Barack Obama's plan to overhaul the system are coming in at more than $1 trillion. The eye-popping figures are forcing majority Democrats to scale back their plans to subsidize coverage for the uninsured.
Posted: 06/17/2009 - White House adviser Christina Romer says President Barack Obama's proposal to overhaul the financial regulatory system in this country must be accepted because "the status quo is not an option."
Posted: 06/17/2009 - U.S. officials say the State Department asked Twitter to postpone a scheduled maintenance shutdown of its service this week to keep information flowing from inside Iran as the crisis over its disputed presidential election grew.
Posted: 06/17/2009 - In prepared remarks to a financial literacy conference, Bernanke says: "Economic recovery, like economic development, is a bottom-up as well as a top-down process."
Posted: 06/16/2009 - An Obama administration official says the Treasury will propose the creation of a regulatory agency to protect consumers in their credit, savings and other banking transactions.
Posted: 06/16/2009 - Officials from Rocky Mountain states are urging Congress to help them avert a potential catastrophe this summer as they grapple with millions of acres of beetle-ravaged pines that are prone to fire.
Posted: 06/16/2009 - The Obama administration has turned down a request by auto suppliers for an additional $8 billion to $10 billion in aid to help them deal with the bankruptcies of General Motors and Chrysler.
Updated: 09/06/2013 - Attorney General Eric Holder says recent violent attacks show the need for a tougher hate crimes law.
Posted: 06/16/2009 - Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor (SOHN'-yuh soh-toh-my-YOR') says an elite all-women's club she belongs to doesn't discriminate unfairly by gender.
Posted: 06/16/2009 - A new White House report says harmful effects from global warming are already here and worsening.
Posted: 06/16/2009 - The House is set to vote today on a $106 billion spending bill to pay for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Posted: 06/16/2009 - The top Republican on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee says it would be unwise for the United States to get any more involved than it is in the disputed Iranian election.
Posted: 06/16/2009 - HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius says covering the uninsured will take several years, even if Congress passes a bill and President Barack Obama signs it into law this fall.
Posted: 06/16/2009 - Sen. John McCain says the president isn't talking tough enough about the disputed presidential election in Iran.
Updated: 06/16/2009 - President Barack Obama meets with South Korea's president today to discuss the North Korean nuclear standoff...
Posted: 06/15/2009 - Foes of President Barack Obama's health care reform plans are again voicing their concerns, even as he dismisses them as "naysayers."
Posted: 06/15/2009 - The State Department says the U.S. is deeply troubled by reports of violence and arrests in Iran following the disputed outcome of its presidential election.