The Bush administration said Friday that it would temporarily relax rules requiring passports for U.S. citizens traveling by air to Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean because of long waits in processing passports.
Citing the lack of qualified domestic candidates, many U.S. technology companies are hiring foreign workers to stay competitive in a global marketplace. The NewsHour reports on the fight to allow more foreign workers into the United States.
With rising up-front deductibles and widening coverage gaps, Medicare beneficiaries search for plans that will include their prescription drugs. A report looks at the changing Medicare benefits and what reforms newly elected Democrats may pursue.
More arrests are possible in a suspected terrorism plot targeting Canadian buildings.
By PBS NewsHour
For the first time in 12 years, liberal-leaning Canada elected a conservative government to replace the Liberal Party, a move predicted to improve strained relations with the United States.
Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich announced Monday he would ask the federal government for a waiver granting his state permission to purchase prescription drugs from Canada.
Jean Chretien signaled this week he would step down as Canada's prime minister earlier than planned to clear the way for former Finance Minister Paul Martin to take the helm of the Liberal Party on Friday.
Canada introduced legislation Thursday designed to allow companies to sell low-cost versions of expensive AIDS drugs to poor nations.
Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich said that he would push for federal legislation that allows states to buy cheaper prescription drugs from Canada and called on the Food and Drug Administration to back states that are moving toward reimporting drugs.
Four Canadian soldiers were killed early Thursday when a patrolling American F-16 jet mistakenly attacked them in Afghanistan.
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