President Barack Obama said he wants Congress to act quickly to reinstate and extend federal unemployment benefits that officially expired Saturday.
Congress failed to include a renewal of unemployment benefits for people who have been out of work for more than six months in the budget it passed before the holiday break.
This year’s Kennedy Center Honors will showcase some of the biggest names in entertainment and promises some major music moments.
For years, the U.S. has publicly described him as a private citizen who traveled to the tiny Persian Gulf island on private business. But an AP investigation reveals that was not the case.
The countdown to a government shutdown is on, with the deadline just 25 hours away.
From Capitol Hill to the United Nations, a flurry of talks has erupted around a possible diplomatic solution in Syria.
Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said the NYPD continues to be alert and vigilant and added there are no specific threats against the city as a result of the situation in Syria.
The Secret Service said the second letter was addressed to President Obama. This comes a day after a similar letter was sent to Sen. Roger Wicker of Mississippi.
After months of debating and back room deals, Congress passed a bill late Tuesday night which will keep the country from falling off the fiscal cliff.