Both sides insist a budget deal is near that will avoid another federal government shutdown, but most voters still want budget cuts and remain skeptical that such a deal is coming, a new Rasmussen Reports survey finds. Just 12% of likely U.S. voters favor a federal budget that increases government spending, according to the national […]
Martina Arroyo, Herbie Hancock, Billy Joel, Shirley MacLaine and Carlos Santana receive the Kennedy Center honors for their contributions to American culture.
President Obama said Saturday that the international community should allow Iran a dignifie path to resolve the ongoing dispute over its nuclear program. “The idea that Iran, given everything we know about their history, would just continue to get more and more nervous about more sanctions and military threats and ultimately just say, ‘okay we […]
Some forecasters say a deadly winter storm is the worst to hit the United States in years, grinding the nation’s midsection to a halt, caused the cancelation of thousands of flights, snarling travel and power outages for hundreds of thousands of residents. The line of ice, snow and freezing temperatures stretched from the Texas-Mexico border […]
In this week’s address, President Obama says that before Congress leaves for vacation, they should extend unemployment benefits for 1.3 million hardworking Americans who will lose this lifeline at the end of the year.