| May 7, 2012
| 4:01 AM
House GOP plan cuts social programs to stave off Pentagon cuts
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republicans who control the House are using cuts to food aid, health care and social services like Meals on Wheels to protect the Pentagon from a wave of budget...
| May 8, 2012
| 11:02 AM
The economic and political tumult in Europe has continued this week with anti-incumbent votes in France and Greece as well as signs of disaffection in Italy, Great Britain and Germany. The electorate is angry, and the election results have raised...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 6:39 PM
Virginia is set to hurl over a "fiscal cliff" on Jan. 1 if lawmakers in Washington cannot come up with a deal before then to stop nearly $500 billion in cuts in military spending put in place by last summer's deal to raise the nation's debt ceiling.
| Jun 6, 2012
| 9:20 AM
Last month, for the first time in their history, Egyptians voted for president in a largely free and fair election. For the second time in less than a year, a new, democratic regime is emerging from the outgrowth of the Arab awakening.
In the final...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 9:45 PM
| Jun 22, 2012
| 9:45 PM
| Jun 27, 2012
| 6:45 AM
Since it has been determined to be absolutely necessary to overthrow the Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, even though Egypt and Israel had managed to co-exist for several decades, the results are now a tragedy ("Islamist wins Egypt presidency," June 25)....
| Jul 6, 2012
| 6:28 AM
MEXICO CITY -- With 99.92% of election returns officially counted, Enrique Peña Nieto has been confirmed as the winner of Mexico's presidential election.
Peña Nieto of the Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, was ahead of runner-up Andres Manuel...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 1:16 PM
In choosing a slate of pro-Western moderates to form a new national assembly, voters in Libya'sfirst elections since the ouster of former dictator Moammar Gadhafi last year have shown that the rise of democracy in the Arab world doesn't automatically lead...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 3:09 PM
One of the biggest threats our democracy ever has faced is unfolding in the Republican primary elections.
It's a test run for a future in which corporations, unions and billionaires will have unlimited power to decide our elections and buy our...
| Sep 15, 2012
| 6:00 PM
At the center of the fall campaigns, from the presidential race on down, is whether to extend all or some of President George W. Bush's temporary tax cuts which are set to expire at the end of the year.
President Barack Obama wants the Bush-tax cuts to...