While Republican Agriculture Appropriations Chairman Hal Rogers says the reduced funding proposed in his bill reflects hard decisions, Democrats say the decisions are too hard on programs to feed the hungry.
The Guardian reports that tension is building among NATO allies and that one senior British official said, "no one is envisaging a military victory" in Libya.
Chants of "The army and the people are one" could be heard in Tahrir Square during Egypt's revolution this spring. But the sense of respect that activists held for the military has dwindled as more people have been arrested and...
Anti-Chinese anger is growing in Vietnam following two occasions in recent weeks when Hanoi accused Chinese ships of cutting cables belonging to Vietnamese oil survey vessels. China claims almost all the South China Sea; it's accusing Vietnam...
The Senate on Tuesday blocked a measure that would have immediately ended both federal subsidies and protective tariffs for corn-based ethanol fuel. While the outcome showed the continued clout of farm states, it also revealed that most Senate...
The law, which would eliminate most of public employees' collective bargaining rights, was tied up in the courts shortly after its passage in March.
The confrontation at an Aspen restaurant came after Tyler Hamilton accused his former teammate and Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong of doping. The FBI is asking for the restaurant's surveillance tape.
In a letter to the president, the House speaker demanded to know on what grounds Obama ordered the U.S. intervention in Libya. He noted that under the War Powers Resolution, a president has 60 days to seek formal authorization from Congress after...
The top two people in charge at the state’s ethics agency are on their way out. The board of the state ethics commission says it’s restructuring to save money. Critics say it’s the latest move to dis-empower the commission.
The state on Tuesday filed the motion to dismiss the lawsuit filed earlier this month by civil liberties groups. The civil liberties groups want a judge to declare Georgia's law unconstitutional and also to block it from being enforced.