- Clinton Speaks with Pakistan PM on NATO Strikes
December 03 2011 6:18 PM
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spoke with Pakistani Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani on Saturday, again offering U.S. condolences over the deaths of 24 Pakistani soldiers in NATO air strikes last week, the State Department said in a statement.
- Pakistan Stops NATO Supplies After Deadly Raid
November 26 2011 5:06 PM
NATO helicopters and fighter jets attacked two military outposts in northwestern Pakistan on Saturday, killing as many as 28 troops and plunging U.S.-Pakistan relations deeper into crisis.
- Troops Occupy Rio Slum in Historic Operation
November 13 2011 8:43 PM
Three thousand troops backed by helicopters and armored vehicles occupied Rio de Janeiro's largest slum without firing a shot on Sunday, the biggest step in the Brazilian city's bid to improve security and end the reign of drug gangs.
- 'Super Committee' Still Hoping for Debt Deal
November 13 2011 5:36 PM
The congressional super committee is at a difficult point in negotiations on deficit reduction, but lawmakers said on Sunday they had not given up on reaching an agreement by this month's deadline.
- Romney Has Clear Lead Among Republicans: Poll
November 13 2011 4:15 PM
Twenty-eight percent of Republicans backed the former Massachusetts governor, giving him a lead of 8 percentage points over his nearest challenger, Herman Cain, in the poll, taken Nov, 10-11.
- Republican Candidates Vow to Stop Iran Nuclear Bomb
November 12 2011 10:34 PM
Republican presidential candidates said on Saturday they would stop Iran from developing an atomic bomb.
- Fears Grow of Gridlock on Jobs, Deficit
November 06 2011 10:37 PM
A series of messy budget showdowns earlier this year have left many in Washington pessimistic that politicians can deliver on two pressing priorities: taming surging deficits and spurring job growth.
- Greek Political Parties Ignore Appeal for Rapid Compromise
November 05 2011 10:52 PM
Greece's ruling socialists and opposition conservatives offered rival plans for saving the nation from bankruptcy and safeguarding its Eurozone membership, ignoring an appeal from the president to cooperate now on tackling the mess.
- Insight: Firms to Charge Smokers, Obese More for Healthcare
October 30 2011 5:58 PM
In recent years, a growing number of companies have been encouraging workers to voluntarily improve their health to control escalating insurance costs.
- Gaza Violence Simmers After Truce Announced
October 30 2011 2:03 PM
Violence between Israel and Gaza militants flared anew Sunday after Egypt said it had brokered a truce to end attacks that have killed 10 Palestinian gunmen and an Israeli civilian in the past five days.