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Obama says U.S. readying full range of options on Libya

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama on Wednesday said the violent crackdown in Libya violated international norms and that he had ordered his national security team to prepare the full…

Prank call fallout stokes Wisconsin union fight

MADISON, Wisconsin (Reuters) – The battle over a plan to curb public sector union power in Wisconsin took a bizarre turn on Wednesday when it was disclosed that the Republican…

CIA, Pakistani cooperation scaled back after shooting

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Cooperation between the American and Pakistani spy agencies has been scaled back because of an incident involving a CIA contractor shooting two Pakistanis, Pakistani intelligence officials said…

Obama breaks silence, condemns Libya crackdown

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama condemned the “outrageous” crackdown by Libyan security forces on protesters and said Washington would work with international partners to hold Muammar Gaddafi’s government accountable.…

Most Americans support public employee unions

Most Americans support public employee unions

Most Americans oppose laws that would take away the collective bargaining power of public employee unions, as has been proposed in Wisconsin, Ohio and other states, according to a USA…

Foreclosure home sales dropped in 2010

Foreclosure home sales dropped in 2010

Sales of foreclosed homes fell in 2010 as the market struggled with weak demand, though they still represented more than a quarter of total sales, according to a RealtyTrac report…

U.S. sanctions Iranian officials for protest crackdown

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States slapped financial sanctions on two Iranian officials on Wednesday for what it said were human rights abuses against protesters following Iran’s disputed presidential election…

Democratic Senator seeks to bolster gun checks

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. states should turn over more records to a national list of people barred from buying guns or face rising penalties, Sen. Charles Schumer said in…

Obama business advisers to meet, tax high on agenda

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A select group of chief executives meets for the first time as advisers to President Barack Obama on Thursday, when they will confront the thorny issue of…

Obama pulls defense for law banning gay marriage

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama’s administration will no longer defend a 15-year-old U.S. law that defined marriage as between a man and a woman, a major policy shift in…