Talks are under way between the Obama administration and top Egyptian
officials on the possible immediate resignation of President Hosni
Mubarak and the formation of a military-backed caretaker government that
could prepare the country for free and fair elections later this year,
U.S. officials say.
President Barack Obama's selection of this Southern city for the 2012
Democratic convention signals he will try to reassemble his diverse
coalition of 2008 supporters and fight for the conservative-leaning
states that helped him win the White House.
President Barack Obama is promoting business innovation as a building
block to more jobs, part of a retooled economic message that aims to
highlight advances in the private sector over expensive government
President Barack Obama issued a plea for restraint in Egypt after
meeting with national security aides Saturday to assess the Cairo
government's response to widespread protests threatening the stability
of the country.
President Barack Obama ridiculed lingering opposition to his
10-month-old health care law Friday and vowed to oppose efforts to
repeal it, underscoring his commitment to his signature legislative
achievement despite the new reality of a divided Congress.
Former South African President Nelson Mandela was hospitalized for a
second straight day Thursday for what his office described as routine
tests but which drew concern over the health of the 92-year-old