World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday June 25, 2015
After weeks of political wrangling President Barack Obama scored a key victory Wednesday with Congress passing legislation that allows him to swiftly negotiate a Pacific trade accord.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday June 19, 2015
The US Senate on Thursday passed a $612-billion defense policy bill, over White House objections, that allows lethal weapons for Ukraine, and virtually prevents President Barack Obama from closing the war-on-terror prison at Guantanamo.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday June 18, 2015
The US will put the image of a woman on an American banknote for the first time in over a century, breaking the lock that white male political heroes have on the greenback.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday June 13, 2015
Hillary Clinton announced today she was running for president for all Americans, unveiling a progressive platform promising to promote equal opportunity and fight for a beleaguered middle class.
World News | Reuters | Friday June 12, 2015
The US House of Representatives rejected an amendment to a defence bill on Thursday that would have forced lawmakers to vote on a formal authorization for the use of military force against Islamic State.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday June 3, 2015
Former US President George W Bush is now more popular than his successor Barack Obama, according to a CNN/ORC poll released today.
Reuters | Wednesday June 3, 2015
Reversing security policy in place since shortly after the 9/11 attacks, the bill ends a system exposed by former NSA contractor Snowden.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday May 20, 2015
US President Barack Obama broke a Guinness record by becoming the fastest person to garner one million followers on Twitter, a feat he accomplished in less than five hours with his new account @POTUS, Efe news agency reported.
World News | Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Tuesday May 19, 2015
Within hours of President Barack Obama debuting on Twitter, he'd racked up tens of thousands of followers -and a cheeky exchange with a former inhabitant of the white House, Bill Clinton.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday May 15, 2015
The US Congress overwhelmingly passed legislation Thursday assuring lawmakers have the right to review, and perhaps reject, any nuclear deal that President Barack Obama reaches with Iran.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday May 8, 2015
Hillary Clinton's actions while America's top diplomat were not influenced by foreign donations or her husband Bill Clinton's paid speeches, the US State Department said on Thursday, which said it has no plan to investigate the matter.
World News | Reuters | Friday May 8, 2015
The US Senate voted overwhelmingly on Thursday to pass a bill giving Congress the right to review, and potentially reject, an international nuclear agreement with Iran.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday April 29, 2015
The US Senate rejected an effort on Tuesday to require any nuclear agreement with Iran to be considered an international treaty, which would have forced any deal to be ratified by two-thirds of the Senate's 100 members.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday April 23, 2015
Hillary Clinton and Marco Rubio are early frontrunners to become the next president of the United States, according to a well-regarded poll released Thursday.
World News | Reuters | Saturday April 18, 2015
US President Barack Obama said on Friday a bill allowing Congress to review a deal concerning Iran's nuclear program was a "reasonable compromise" he planned to sign, and he expressed confidence it would not derail talks with Tehran.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday April 12, 2015
Hillary Clinton would make a fine US president, Barack Obama told reporters Saturday, on the eve of the expected launch of her candidacy for the Democratic Party's nod in 2016.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday April 7, 2015
Republican US Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell on Monday criticized the landmark deal on Iran's nuclear program, confirming that lawmakers opposed to the pact planned a formal response to the agreement.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday March 16, 2015
Noting that Indo-US ties are in a "transition mode", Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar today said there is a "conceptual problem" that has to be overcome as he emphasized the need to move away from the post-World War II political order.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday March 4, 2015
Democrats scrambled on Tuesday to contain the fallout for Hillary Clinton after allegations surfaced that she inappropriately used her personal email for work while secretary of state.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday February 25, 2015
US President Barack Obama issued the most significant veto of his six-year presidency on Tuesday, blocking legislation allowing the Keystone XL oil pipeline to be built between Canada and the United States.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday February 14, 2015
US House Speaker John Boehner signed the bill today approving the Keystone XL pipeline between Canada and the United States, sending it to President Barack Obama who has vowed a veto.
Opinion | Swapan Dasgupta | Friday January 30, 2015
The remarks, like pin-striped suit, are contrived brawls, writes Swapan Dasgupta.
World News | Associated Press | Wednesday January 28, 2015
The top Democrat on the House intelligence panel introduced a bill Wednesday to authorize President Barack Obama's war against Islamic State militants, saying Congress should not wait to see if the White House sends over its blueprint of what it shou...
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday January 27, 2015
US Senate Democrats blocked immediate consideration of a Republican-favored bill Monday that would permit the construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline between the United States and Canada.