WASHINGTON - Budget negotiators in the Congress have reached an agreement on Tuesday that, if approved by the House and Senate, could restore some order to the nation's chaotic budget process and avoid another government shutdown on January 15.
Washington - After almost four years of allegations that two related helicopter companies in Lithuania and Russia were doing substandard work and should be banned from new contracts, the Pentagon continued to give them business. Full Article
Dec. 10 - Ahmet Uzumcu accepts the Nobel Peace Prize on behalf of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons for its work in Syria. Nathan Frandino reports.
HAVANA - For sure it's just what Mandela would have wanted, but does it amount to more than that? Full Article
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
When convening a conference to "discuss" something or other, the FTC (or other regulatory entities) is almost never in pursuit of discussion -- any more than a police officer who says he just wants to talk. Commentary
The most important question now for Britain’s political and economic outlook is whether this week’s rhetorical divergence is a blip or a harbinger of much bigger clashes over the government’s effort to stoke a pre-election property and mortgage boom. Commentary
From fringe to preferred China investment, bitcoin has blown up. The litecoin is surging too - and we show you how to 'mine' it, for fun but probably not profit. Video