Flight cancellations stemming from the Northeast blizzard will cost the U.S. economy about $230 million. Also, President Obama is dropping his plan to scale back 529 college savings plans. Jill Wagner reports on the day's top MoneyWatch headlines.
Amidst the Republic Day celebrations on Monday, President Obama and Prime Minister Modi signaled a stronger relationship in fighting global climate change and growing clean energy markets. The leaders of the largest democracies in the world agreed to cooperate on several climate-related issues. read more
It's a tale of two time zones. On Tuesday, the last day of his visit to India, President Obama addressed a packed hall of students in the country's capital. He spoke passionately about the United States' and India's shared values of democracy and pluralism. "In India and America, our diversity is our strength," Obama said. "India and the […]
Power Line, Sharyl Attkisson to Testify on Lynch Confirmation, But Why?: Loretta Lynch, President Obama’s nominee for Attorney General, will testify tomorrow before the Senate Judiciary Committee. It should be an interesting day.... Its witness list includes Sharyl Attkisson and Catherine Engelbrecht. Both have grievances against the Obama administration....
What is it with Republicans that a good number of them can't seem to open their mouths these days without calling the President of the United States "boy"? We were treated to Fox regular Ralph Peters doing it last month where he called President Obama a "child" for wanting to end the combat mission in Afghanistan. Show More Summary
Following a slew of public scandals and broken campaign promises, Indonesia's "new hope" is hemorrhaging support
The whole of India gasped with anticipation and awe between January 25th – 27th as US President Barrack Obama and his wife Michele visited India as state guests, and attended the prestigious Republic Day parade. Although it was Obama’s...Show More Summary
For three days, Pakistan watched as President Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi pledged closer cooperation on defense, economic and civilian nuclear issues, and Obama repeatedly endorsed India’s bid for a permanent United Nations Security Council seat.
(Paul Mirengoff) Loretta Lynch, President Obama’s nominee for Attorney General, will testify tomorrow before the Senate Judiciary Committee. It should be an interesting day. Coming up with lists of questions to ask Lynch has become a cottage industry. Show More Summary
Yesterday, President Obama was in India for Republic Day, which makes sense since its parade included a C-17 Globemaster III and the P-8 Poseidon, the most advanced maritime patrol and transport aircraft in the world, both imported from the U.S. and flying with Indian flags on their tails. Read more...
A tipster writes: “The Chattanooga Times Free Press handed out 2% bonuses Monday to all employees. Then later in the day, President Bruce Hartmann announced a round of layoffs. Four are gone from the newsroom, plus an unknown amount of layoffs in other parts of the building.” The Times Free Press is owned by Little … Read More
India celebrated Republic Day yesterday, the annual event that honors the day the Indian constitution came into force in 1950. This year, US President Obama was invited as a guest at the military parade held in New Delhi. Here are the best pictures from the celebration. Show More Summary
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was accused by political rivals yesterday of damaging Israel’s critical relationship with its American ally, a day after it emerged that President Barack Obama will not meet the Israeli leader when he pays a controversial visit to Washington just before Israel’s general election. “No doubt his behaviour has caused damage,” said [...]Show More Summary
"No, no, no, no, never."—Senator Rand Paul, on the prospect of another Mitt Romney presidential run, last night. Sooooo, it sounds like he's pretty excited about the possibility!Romney "would have made a great president," added Paul, rumored to be considering his own White House bid. Show More Summary
Barack Obama has been accused of being disrespectful after being caught chewing gum during the Republic Day parade in India reports the Hindu. A photo of the President removing the gum from his mouth before popping it back in, has been shared across Twitter. Show More Summary
President Obama is in India as the state guest for Republic day celebrations here. Needless to say, clean energy is a major focus area in the dialogue between the two countries. To spur the solar sector, and meet its 100 GW solar goal,...Show More Summary
The first day of talks between President Barack Obama and India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has seen the two leaders agree to some renewable energy policies in the developing nation, which is the third-largest emitter of greenhouse gases. However, the talks
President Barack Obama on Monday took in a grand display of Indian military hardware, marching bands and elaborately dressed camels, becoming the first American leader to be honored as chief guest at India's annual Republic Day festivities. Show More Summary
During President Obama's visit to India to take part in the country's Republic Day celebrations, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's wardrobe gained a huge amount of attention, and not only because he wore a suit with his name embroidered on it a thousand times.Read full article >>
NEW DELHI -- President Barack Obama on Monday took in a grand display of Indian military hardware, marching bands and elaborately dressed camels, becoming the first American leader to be honored as chief guest at India's annual Republic Day festivities. Continue reading ? The post PHOTOS: Obama takes in India’s grand Republic Day parade appeared first on PBS NewsHour.