(WASHINGTON) — Fewer Americans bought existing homes in October, as higher mortgage rates, the 16-day partial government shutdown and a limited supply of homes reduced sales. The National Association of Realtors says home re-sales fell 3.2 percent last month from September to a seasonally adjusted annual pace of 5.12 million. Show More Summary
Scott Olson/Getty Images WASHINGTON -- U.S. home resales fell in October due to an inventory shortage and high property prices that have dampened buying power and are expected to drag on the housing market recovery. The National Association...Show More Summary
Washington (CNN) – It's becoming a daily story: another national poll, another all-time low for President Barack Obama when it comes to his approval rating. Wednesday morning it's CBS News. The President's approval rating stands at 37% in their new survey, plunging nine percentage points since last month–a new low for Obama in CBS News […]
Afghans Demand U.S. Admit Military Errors [NYT] Obama Says Republicans Share Some of the Blame for Health-Care Law’s Failures [Washington Post] National Journal Poll: Americans Believe Obamacare Will Help the Poor, Not the Country Nancy...Show More Summary
In a Washington Times editorial, Adam Brandon objects to raising funds for the nation’s crumbling highway infrastructure through the use of the mileage-based road fee because doing so would require the installation of a “little black...Show More Summary
By Steve Goreham Originally published in The Washington Times Business must lobby governments to fight climate change, according to the United Nations. On November 14th as part of the current Warsaw climate conference, the UN issued a new report titled, … Continue reading ?
President Barack Obama's top White House foreign policy aide Tuesday adamantly declared that Washington had "no need" to apologize to Afghanistan for "mistakes" and civilian suffering during the war. National Security Advisor Susan Rice...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — The intelligence community's top lawyer is defending the surveillance violations by staff of the National Security Agency by comparing programs that collect mass amounts of information on Americans to problems with the troubled health care website.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will meet with representatives from the National Association of Insurance Commissioners on Wednesday to discuss issues with the implementation of his signature healthcare insurance program, the White House...
(FRANKFORT, Ky.) — For a state that has statues of native sons Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis in its Capitol, Kentucky has been perceived as a political backwater for decades, nearly invisible on the national stage. That’s changed during the tenures of Republicans Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul, one the U.S. Show More Summary
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced on Tuesday that the agency is opening an investigation into two recent Tesla Model S Sedan battery fires that occurred in Washington and Tennessee when the cars hit debris on the road. In a blog
A computer workstation bears the National Security Agency logo inside the Threat Operations Center in Fort Meade, Md. Photo by Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images WASHINGTON -- The National Security Agency reported its own violations of surveillance rules to a U.S. Show More Summary
We all sat in a circle, surrounded by the tranquility of a richly decorated mosque in Washington, D.C. We were for once away from all schisms- of religion, faith and nations. Ten American students, a Pakistani professor and an Indian journalist- we all sat in a circle to explore the space where divides end, and […]
On Thursday, 21 November, at Longfellow House–Washington’s Headquarters National Historic Site, National Park Ranger Garrett Cloer will speak on the topic “‘Town Devourer’: George Washington, Native Americans, and a Revolutionary War.”...Show More Summary
PHILADELPHIA -- Chip Kelly has had a few misadventures in his first circuit around the National Football League. But his play calling in the second half of Sunday's 24-16, white-knuckle victory over Washington does not qualify. The first-year...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Security Agency reported its own violations of surveillance rules to a U.S. intelligence court and promised additional safety measures to prevent similar missteps over and over again, according to moreShow More Summary
[Sumatran tiger cub Bandar continued to charm the camera during his public debut at the National Zoo in Washington on Monday. His less-photogenic sister, Sukacita, was also introduced to the public. Photo by Jacquelyn Martin via AP] Read more...
The expansion of the federal government and the complexity of federal regulations and laws have made Washington, D.C. the nation's foremost "Boomtown" with the most so-called "one-percenters." The Washington Post describes what Breitbart...Show More Summary
by Dustin Siggins WASHINGTON, D.C., November 18, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Once deemed inevitable, the new national “Common Core” education standards are being challenged by grassroots pressure in states across the country amid concerns that the standards are insufficiently rigorous and represent a troubling…
(WASHINGTON) — Federal officials said Monday they are prepared to file formal complaints against Wal-Mart for allegedly violating the legal rights of protesting workers last year. The National Labor Relations Board announced that its...Show More Summary