WASHINGTON — Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., having
taken a big step toward establishing a new government health
insurance program, Tuesday confronted the toughest test of his
leadership skills so far — negotiating individual deals with a
handful of Democratic holdouts whose sup…
A top-to-bottom remake of the U.S. health care system along the
lines sought by President Obama moved a step closer to reality
Tuesday as the Senate Finance Committee approved a 10-year, $829
billion plan that would extend coverage to millions more Americans
and seek to hold down spiraling h…
JERUSALEM — President Obama's Mideast envoy finds himself
increasingly hamstrung, with Israel's foreign minister on Thursday
all but ruling out a peace deal for years to come and the
Palestinian leader weakened by his decision not to push for a Gaza
war-crimes tribunal against Israel.
TEHRAN, Iran — Iran said Saturday that it will allow U.N.
inspectors to examine its newly revealed, still unfinished
uranium-enrichment facility as world criticism mounted over the
underground site that was developed secretly.
SOGAMOSO, Colombia — In ancient times, they were revered as
messengers of the gods. Later, they proudly soared on the Colombian
coat of arms. But at this moment, two young condors just wanted
WASHINGTON — Independent Sen. Joe Lieberman, counted on by
Democrats in the health-care debate, showed signs of wavering
Sunday when he urged President Obama to postpone many of his
initiatives because of the economic downturn.