President Barack Obama received support from the chairman of the U.S. Senate intelligence committee in his efforts to dissuade lawmakers from imposing further sanctions on Iran amid international negotiations.
Secretary of State John Kerry spoke with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, as some U.S. lawmakers said they share Israel’s view favoring more sanctions aimed at curbing the Islamic Republic’s nuclear program.
President Barack Obama, under pressure from Democratic lawmakers to stem insurance policy cancellations for hundreds of thousands American, will make a statement on potential changes in his health-care law.
States can reinstate for a year health-insurance plans slated to be canceled or lapsed at the end of December under a policy President Barack Obama will announce today, two people familiar with the decision said.
Time Warner Cable Inc., the second- largest U.S. cable provider, agreed to carry Al Jazeera America, bringing the Qatar-based broadcaster to millions of viewers in New York, Los Angeles, Dallas and other cities.
After the partisan passions and heated rhetoric, the disruptions of a government shutdown and displays of dysfunction, Congress did what it could have done weeks ago: voted to fund the government and lift the debt limit.
A stalemate over U.S. fiscal policy that shut the government for 16 days “encouraged our enemies” and slowed economic growth, President Barack Obama said a day after Congress passed a bipartisan accord to avert default.