President Barack Obama is asking Americans in the next two weeks to mark the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks by participating in local charity and service projects.
Senators retreated to their partisan corners after the chamber failed to advance a Democratic plan to restore emergency jobless benefits that expired Dec. 28 for 1.3 million Americans.
The U.S. Senate voted to advance legislation restoring benefits for the long-term unemployed that the Obama administration has sought to revive since they expired late last year.
Higher fines and jail time are being considered by U.S. lawmakers who grilled General Motors Co. Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra over why it took years to recall 2.6 million cars for faulty ignition switches.
Senate Democrats are close to gaining enough Republican votes to advance a three-month extension of emergency jobless benefits, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said today.
U.S. House Republicans are showing no sign that they’ll move forward legislation the Senate passed restoring benefits for the long-term unemployed.
General Motors Co. has retained crisis-communications expert Jeff Eller as it builds a team to help respond to the recall of small cars with faulty ignition switches tied to 13 deaths.
Rising income inequality is starting to hit home for many American households as they run short of places to reach for a few extra bucks.
Senators reached an agreement that would restore benefits for the long-term unemployed that expired late last year, Rhode Island Democrat Jack Reed announced.
"We have not heard the end of this yet."
- Dean Heller on Apr 03, 2014