The chairman of the Republican Party on Monday called President Barack Obama's plan to overhaul health care "socialism," accusing the president of conducting a risky experiment that will hurt the economy and force millions to drop their current coverage.
International observers found no major problems with Mauritania's presidential election, French officials said Monday, countering opposition claims that the landslide win by the country's former junta leader was a fraudulent "electoral coup."
Zambia's Catholic bishops and the International Press Institute are condemning the arrest on obscenity charges of a newspaper editor who says she was trying to draw attention to the consequences of a health workers' strike.
More clues to an ongoing financial mystery emerged Thursday on Capitol Hill, with former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson taking the political stage to declare that it was he who pressured Bank of America to buy Merrill Lynch in December.
JPMorgan Chase, the nation's largest credit-card issuer, has agreed to forgive the debts of 13,000 cardholders who it says were defrauded by a group of Florida debt-settlement companies that promised to rescue them from their credit-card debts.