Economists are bandying about the dreaded R-word: recession. The Conservatives rightly point to the collapse of oil prices and Greek uncertainty as principal culprits. Some economists also rightly point out the government is doing nothing to counter those effects because of the promise to balance the budget. […]
Inadequate public transit has become as Canadian as maple syrup, and cities are struggling to find affordable solutions. The problem? Too much political wrangling and an outdated approach to new infrastructure projects.
As Europe's ultimate paymaster, German politicians are furious with Greece for its spendthrift ways and high-stakes referendum tactics. But, Don Murray writes, does Chancellor Angela Merkel want to go down as the leader who presided over Europe's breakup?
CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Monday that a recently created diplomatic back-channel with the United States is "working very well" at improving communication between the two countries following more than a decade of tensions.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama pledged to increase U.S. support for the moderate opposition in Syria's civil war on Monday and said the United States needed to do more at home to prevent attacks and combat Islamic State efforts to recruit followers.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) - South Carolina lawmakers took a step on Monday toward removing the Confederate battle flag that flies at the state house in Columbia, long denounced as a symbol of slavery by critics.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A forger sent a hoax letter to Russian media in an apparent bid to convince journalists that a senior U.S. lawmaker, Senator Richard Durbin, was trying to tell Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk how to run his government, Durbin's office said on Monday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - After days of outrage, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said on Monday that some of his criticism of Mexico has been distorted but stuck to his stance that many illegal immigrants coming across the Mexican border are criminals.A new statement from the billionaire real estate developer came as his empire took a fresh blow. […]
DENVER (Reuters) - Republican 2016 presidential hopefuls Scott Walker and Rick Santorum are suggesting a potentially controversial way to boost Americans' job prospects: admit fewer legal immigrants into the United States.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder will return as a partner at the law firm he had left to become the nation's top law enforcement official, his new employer said in a statement.
More than nine months after a knife-wielding intruder scaled the White House fence and entered what should be the most secure building in the world, the man tasked with reforming the U.S Secret Service vowed such an incident would never happen again.
A historic win in women's soccer made team U.S.A. America's newest sports heroes. Carli Lloyd, who scored three times, pulling off the first hat-trick in a women's final, led the United States to their third women's World Cup win. Shout-outs to team U.S.A. came from America's top political leaders.