The ruling Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) in India Friday announced that Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee would be its candidate for the presidential elections slated for July 19.
Weeks after social issues dominated Democratic talking points in the 2012 election, President Barack Obama refocused his campaign message on his and his Republican opponents' approaches to the economy in an Ohio speech on Thursday.
Indian media has feasted on scandals in the mining industry in recent years.
Fear of an impending fiscal cliff and uncertainty about November's presidential elections has led to a 0.8 percent projected dampening of marketing spending in 2012, according to a Thursday report from Pivotal Research Group.
June 14 marks the celebration of Flag Day in the United States. The annual holiday commemorates the adoption of the flag of the Unites States in 1777. The Second Continental Congress adoped the American continental army after reaching a consensus position in the Committee of the Whole on June 14, 1775.
U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta implored Congress this week to avoid the approaching first installment of some $500 billion in defense cutbacks, saying the reductions would hollow out America's military.
President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama headed to New York City this evening for a celebrity fundraiser at Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick's West Village townhouse.
JPMorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM) Chairman Jamie Dimon floated unscathed through a hearing of the Senate Banking Committee meant to examine what happened inside his banking behemoth earlier in the year, when a massive bet on the credit-default swaps derivatives market reportedly meant to 'hedge' other bank risks went sour, resulting in multibillionaire losses.
India's external affairs minister S M Krishna Tuesday sought to assuage the foreign investors' concerns over the country's economic growth.
Stock markets in Hong Kong and China advanced Wednesday following an overnight rally in Wall Street overnight.
Arizona Democrat Ron Barber was declared the winner in the nationally highlighted special election to fill Gabrielle Giffords' former seat in the House of Representatives, news reports said.
On Tuesday, Arizona's 8th District will vote to replace former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who resigned as she recovers from a Jan. 8, 2011, shooting spree. She, and President Obama, are the ones the contest is focusing on, rather than the state's issues
A government intelligence-gathering program aimed at overseas terror suspects may be improperly collecting communications from innocent Americans, two Democratic senators warned.
Americans don't think often about Guam, a strategically important U.S. territory in the Mariana Islands where the military rules the economy. But without the federal government and its money, the island will experience an economic crisis.
The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee will vote on holding United States Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress -- and more than two dozen of his party colleagues are going to vote with Republicans against him.
Not mincing words, the comedian tells Occupy Wall Street to stop street protests and engage in the American political process.
U.S. President Barack Obama on Saturday continued to urge Congress to pass legislation he said would add more jobs for teachers as Republicans and Democrats bickered over whether expanding the public sector would strengthen the economy.
Lower U.S. demand for crude oil and petroleum products in April helped shrink the nation's balance-of-trade deficit from the previous month, the Commerce Department said Friday, but the trade deficit with China worsened.
Florida election supervisors are refusing to go forward with a purge of non-citizen voters from the rolls, removing themselves from an escalating fight between the state and the Obama administration.
President Barack Obama spoke of financial troubles both at home and abroad in a press conference Friday, calling on Congress to reconsider his jobs legislation to boost the public sector amid headwinds from Europe.
The 2010 Gulf Coast oil spill may prove to be a jobs booster for the region, if money paid in damages is spent to restore the Gulf's coast.
Sebelius said the administration remains confident and optimistic that the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act will be upheld as constitutional -- but if the ruling proves unfavorable, she added that we'll be ready for court contingencies.