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.
As recently as two weeks ago, Gary Vollmer was absolutely certain that on May 21, 2011, God would send devastating earthquakes, raise believers to heaven in the "rapture," and then destroy the world five months later. Now that it hasn't happened, Vollmer is unfazed."
President Obama leaves Sunday night on a week-long trip to Europe. He'll visit with the Queen of England, attend a G-8 summit meeting in France, and sit down with a group of central European leaders in Poland.