Iraq's cabinet unanimously approved a draft oil revenue-sharing law Tuesday, sending it to parliament for debate on Wednesday and moving toward a key political goal set by the United States.
President Bush and Russian President Vladimir Putin met in Maine Monday to discuss Iran's nuclear ambitions and a missile defense system in Europe. Foreign policy analysts assess where the two leaders made progress.
President Bush used his power of clemency Monday to spare I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby a two-and-a-half-year prison sentence after a federal appeals panel refused to delay the jail term while it considers his appeal. His $250,000 fine and two years'…
Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., raised $32.5 million for his presidential campaign over the past three months, besting the other candidates. Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., meanwhile, raised less than his first-quarter figure. Two campaign reporters examine the numbers.
Politicians on both sides of the aisle reacted to a series of close Supreme Court decisions, while a controversial immigration bill died in the Senate. Political analysts Mark Shields and Rich Lowry discuss these developments.
Democratic presidential hopefuls discussed a number of issues facing minority voters in the United States at a debate held Thursday at Howard University. The NewsHour presents some highlights.
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London police defused two car bombs early Friday morning, one near Piccadilly Circus, the city's theater and entertainment district, and the other in the Hyde Park area.
The Supreme Court, under Chief Justice John Roberts, ended its term with several 5-4 rulings addressing cases about the freedom of speech and the use of race in school enrollment. Legal experts evaluate the term.
The White House invoked executive privilege Thursday when it refused to release documents relating to the firing of nine federal prosecutors. The NewsHour talks with two former government officials, Doug Kmiec and Bruce Fein, about the controversy.
With only 46 of the 60 votes needed to bring the immigration bill to final passage, the Senate voted Thursday to officially suspend debate on immigration reform. The NewsHour discusses the decision with Norm Ornstein of the American Enterprise Institute.
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