A Federal Reserve survey shows the U.S. economy held steady during the 16-day partial government shutdown, growing moderately in most regions from October through late November.More >>
A Federal Reserve survey released Wednesday found that the U.S. economy held steady during the 16-day partial government shutdown, growing moderately in most regions from October through late November.More >>
Thursday, October 17 2013 4:40 PM EDT2013-10-17 20:40:19 GMT
(RNN) - By passing a last-minute deal on the debt ceiling, and a 16 days-late deal on the government shutdown, Congress finally got back to doing its job. So, what now? Some people may see it as the timeMore >>
With a budget passed only until January, a debt ceiling deal through February and a bunch of days off for Congress until then, the country may be back in the same situation soon.More >>
Thursday, October 17 2013 5:27 AM EDT2013-10-17 09:27:22 GMT
A last-minute deal has been struck, allowing the federal government to avoid a shutdown. A shutdown would have suspended all federal government services deemed non-essential. All federally-funded museums,More >>
Congress has passed a bill to fund the government and lift the debt ceiling, avoiding default. More >>
Sunday, October 13 2013 6:52 PM EDT2013-10-13 22:52:24 GMT
WASHINGTON, DC (RNN) - Despite the WWII Memorial being closed, members of the Million Vet March have gathered in Washington, DC to protest the government shutdown – according to media reports. "We do notMore >>
Veterans gathered at the World War II Memorial in Washington, DC to protest the government shutdown.More >>
Wednesday, December 4 2013 12:54 AM EST2013-12-04 05:54:41 GMT
DAMASCUS, SYRIA (CCTV/CNN) – Authorities in Syria is investigating a bombing in the heart of Damascus. State media says a suicide attacker wearing a belt of explosives blew himself up on Tuesday, killingMore >>
At least four killed in Damascus suicide bombing in Syria according to state media.More >>
Friday, September 13 2013 7:06 PM EDT2013-09-13 23:06:12 GMT
The Geneva Communiqué is a six-point plan that will help bring about an end to the violence and humanitarian rights issues as well as allow Syrians to democratically determine their own future.More >>
The Geneva Communiqué is a six-point plan that will help bring about an end to the violence and humanitarian rights issues as well as launch a Syrian-led process that will allow Syrians to democratically determine their own future.More >>
(RNN) - The Senate Foreign Relations Committee has authorized President Barack Obama to use military force against Syria.
Obama asked Congress for the authority for military engagement after Syrian President Bashar Assad allegedly used chemical weapons against civilians.
The vote was 10-7. The Senate will likely vote on the measure next week.
Secretary of State John Kerry has testified in front of the Senate committee yesterday, and is testifying in front of a House committee Wednesday.
Both Obama and Kerry have said military force will be missile strikes, and ground troops will not be sent into the conflict.
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