The U.S. Senate blocked President Barack Obama’s nominee to be the government’s top civil rights enforcer after Republicans and law enforcement groups objected to his role in the case of a Black Panther activist convicted of killing a white Philadelphia police officer.
White House National Security Adviser Susan Rice said the U.S. will work with European partners to help finance Ukraine’s economic recovery, while warning Russia that any insertion of its troops would be “a grave mistake.”
Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell’s vote yesterday to clear the way for Congress to lift the federal debt ceiling made the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s task of helping him win re-election a lot harder.
Jennifer Cavallaro’s Twitter feed usually deals with matters like the free-range egg salad she serves at her Beehive Café in Bristol, Rhode Island. On May 17, 2010, she blasted a different message to her followers.