WASHINGTON — They may not like it, but many House liberals look
ready to accept a compromise health-care bill, putting Democratic
leaders well on the way to delivering on President Obama's call for
WASHINGTON — Hours after a personal encounter with the grim cost
of war, President Obama said Thursday the sight of 18 flag-covered
cases holding the remains of Americans killed this week in
Afghanistan can't help but influence his thinking about sending
more troops overseas.