Prospects seemed brighter last year when the global economy rebounded after the financial crisis. But that growth has now stalled, in ways that indicate how the global economy is interwoven. The powerhouses of the past could struggle for years to...
Cuts to the Defense Department could range from $400 million to $800 million. The incoming chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff calls that second figure "extraordinarily difficult and very high risk." Cuts that large would force the...
Moody's said the bi-partisan debt deal "is a positive step toward reducing the future path of the deficit and the debt levels." Now, the only credit agency that's yet to chime in is S&P.
In a twist to what's become a familiar controversy, the Democratic county commissioner claims he was entrapped by a political adversary.
Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's trial is underway. That and other news in this morning's news wrap.
The government dodged a huge bullet this week but now things are going to get complicated for Republicans. Ed Kilgore of The New Republic argues that a shaky economy and rising pressure from Tea Partiers has the GOP blocked from moving toward the...
Since Barack Obama first came into the spotlight he has been touted as a great communicator and an eloquent speaker. However, Mathew Continetti of The Weekly Standard argues that the opposite is true the president careless talk is only digging him...
Apple's presence in the technology market keeps growing especially in China. But the much-loved company may have a little worm they aren't talking about. Christina Larson of Foreign Policy reveals that despite massive profits, corners are...
An ailing, 83-year-old Hosni Mubarak lay on a hospital bed inside a cage of mesh and iron bars in a Cairo courtroom Wednesday as his historic trial began on charges of corruption and ordering the killing of protesters during the uprising that...
Two reports sent mixed signals about the job market Wednesday. Companies added 114,000 jobs in July, but job cuts rose to a 16-month high, according to the reports. The numbers come two days before Friday's official July jobs report from the...