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Doctors Signal They'll Work With President Obama

Posted: 06/18/2009 - President Barack Obama didn't exactly win over the nation's largest group of doctors with a personal appearance, but they're leaving the door open to a key part of his health overhaul.

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Hillary Clinton Fractures Elbow

Posted: 06/18/2009 - The State Department says Clinton was on her way to the White House Wednesday afternoon when she fell and injured her elbow.

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Report Faults U.S. Efforts To Curb Gun Smuggling

Posted: 06/18/2009 - Investigators say the government's efforts to stop the flow of guns from the United States to Mexico have suffered in recent years. They say there's no clear plan to fight gunrunners linked with drug cartels.

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Sallie Mae Awarded Government Loan-Servicing Contract

Posted: 06/18/2009 - The Department of Education says Sallie Mae and three other companies were chosen to service parts of its $550 billion in outstanding federal student loans and future loans owned by the government.

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More Than 100 Kids Sue Over Parents' Deportations

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.

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President Obama Cites Decades Of Mistakes Behind Recession

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.

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Top Senator: NSA Not Violating Surveillance Law

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.

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Democrats' Health-Care Bill Faces First Test In Senate Committee

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.

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Romer, Boehner, Debate New Financial Regulations

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."

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State Department Asks Twitter To Stay Online During Iran Crisis

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.

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Bernanke Says Community Firms Must Stay Viable

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."

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Officials To Warn Congress Of Beetle Threat

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.

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Administration Rejects Auto Supplier Aid Request

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.

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