NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO - The central question before the Federal Reserve has shifted from whether to cut its extraordinary stimulus to when exactly to pull back. Full Article
WASHINGTON - U.S. senators will introduce legislation to impose new sanctions on Iran as soon as this week, Senate aides said on Wednesday, despite the Obama administration's insistence that such a measure would violate terms of an interim agreement to curb Tehran's nuclear program.
Dec. 11 - Lockheed Martin released video of the F-35 joint striker fighter jet, capable of short takeoffs and vertical landings, successfully performing a weapons test with a guided bomb. Rough Cut (no reporter narration)
The African Union wanted to deploy forces in the Central African Republic rather than use U.N. troops. Wealthy nations are funding a poorly-equipped regional peacekeeping force instead of authorizing more costly U.N. troops. This reflects new political realities. Commentary
Prices and rationing are generally effective tools for economic management. Not in healthcare. The U.S. pricing system is chaotic and British rationing has created a bureaucratic monster. But the two contrasting models are both valid – and could be made to work better. Commentary
The “TSA Loose Change Act,” or HR 1095, has bipartisan support, but seems like it was drafted by Saturday Night Live scriptwriters looking for a new way to make fun of Congress. Commentary
For some key states, anti-corruption day may mark a celebration driven by citizens in search of their stolen citizenship. Commentary