President Obama told a boisterous crowd in Ireland on Monday that both their country and the United States will recover from tough economic times, just as they have in the past.Ireland was the first stop for Obama on a six-day European tour.
Emergency workers raced to find survivors a day after a ferocious tornado killed at least 89 people as it cleaved the southwest Missouri city of Joplin virtually in half.The tornado touched down Sunday evening and cut a path six miles long and a half a mile wide through the center of town, ripping o
Spain's ruling Socialists suffered massive losses in local elections Sunday. Voters punished the government for the poor economy, tough austerity measures and Europe's highest unemployment rate.The election came against the backdrop of snowballing sit-ins filling Spanish cities.
President Obama is in Ireland on Monday kicking off a six-day European trip during which he will visit Buckingham Palace, address British Parliament, attend the Group of Eight summit in France and meet with Central European leaders in Poland.First though, the president has some family business to at
This week, the House begins debate on a defense spending bill that would authorize the president to attack al-Qaida and its associates all over the world.Supporters say the measure would give the U.S. more leeway to fight terrorists after the death of Osama bin Laden.