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Clinton emails show concern about image after Benghazi 22 May 2015

WASHINGTON - Top aides to former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton fretted over how she would be portrayed after the 2012 Benghazi attacks that killed the U.S. ambassador to Libya and three other Americans, emails released on Friday showed. | Video

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Senators urge Obama administration to block Arctic oil drilling

WASHINGTON - A group of 18 mostly Democratic U.S. senators on Friday urged the Obama administration to stop Royal Dutch Shell's preparations for oil exploration in the Arctic, saying the region has a severely limited capacity to respond to accidents.

Environment 22 May 2015
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How an off-the-cuff remark shaped Jeb Bush's economic vision for U.S.

WASHINGTON - There were no fancy economic models or forecasts when former Florida Governor Jeb Bush first tossed out the idea that 4 percent annual growth should be the overarching goal for the U.S. economy.

22 May 2015
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Clinton attacks Republicans over Ex-Im Bank in New Hampshire

HAMPTON, N.H./WASHINGTON - Hillary Clinton on Friday voiced strong support for keeping the U.S. Export-Import Bank open and accused Republican opponents who want to close the export-promoting lender of putting American jobs at risk.

22 May 2015

Senate rejects trade bill currency rules mandating sanctions

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Senate on Friday rejected a push to beef up rules against currency manipulation in a key trade bill, avoiding a clash with the Obama administration and U.S. trade partners.