WASHINGTON (AP) — New signs are emerging that international sanctions are taking a deepening toll on Iran's economy — putting billions of dollars in oil money out of the government's reach. Yet there is no indication the distress is achieving the West's ultimate goal of forcing the Islamic Republic to halt its nuclear program.
Feeling down this year? According to Gallup, that could have something to do with not working as much as you'd like.
NewsBusters, the right-leaning media watchdog, identified MSNBC host Karen Finney as "half-black" in its criticism of her reporting, drawing the host's ire and taking the publication into the perilous territory of racial politics.In a Thursday evening post accusing Finney of bias in her reporting on Republicans' legislative agenda in North Carolina, NewsBusters noted Finney's former position as a former Democratic National Committee press secretary, saying a segment on her Sunday show betrayed a liberal bias against conservative policies. ...
Japan plans to acquire more-capable weapons and establish a marine force because of the perceived security threat posed by North Korea and China, the Korea Herald reported.
AUBURN, N.Y. (AP) — President Barack Obama says cutting off aid to Egypt "may not reverse what the interim government does."
AUBURN, N.Y. (AP) — President Barack Obama is calling a possible chemical weapons attack in Syria "big event of grave concern."
In this commentary, Katelynn McBride from the Institute for Justice argues that, counter to what Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia stated on Monday, judges who enforce the Constitution’s prohibition on arbitrary discrimination are properly fulfilling their judicial role.
AUBURN, Nueva York, EE.UU. El presidente Barack Obama dijo que el posible ataque con armas químicas en Siria es "un acontecimiento importante de enorme preocupación".
If your idea of a fun time, or if your employer's idea of a fun time, is being awake at 6 AM to watch cable news, you actually got something interesting this morning. On CNN's New Day, President Obama sat down for a lengthy, pre-recorded interview with Chris Cuomo. And, in covering a wide stretch of ground, Obama touched on some particularly interesting issues.
The battle for the Senate is primed to go down to the wire. Democrats can lose up to five seats while retaining the majority -- assuming Cory Booker wins October's special election in New Jersey -- but the party is threatened by members facing tough races in the Deep South and other conservative states. Already, races for three Democratic-held open seats (Montana, South Dakota, and West Virginia) are favoring Republicans, and Sen. Mark Pryor is looking in tenuous shape in Arkansas.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — President Barack Obama has phoned a Georgia woman credited with helping prevent a school shooting to thank her for her actions.