The Obama administration has approved the first group of young illegal immigrants who will be able to avoid deportation for up to two years and get a work permit. The approval process is months ahead of schedule.
Saeed al-Shihri, a Saudi national who fought in Afghanistan and spent 6 years in the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, was killed by a missile believed to have been fired by a U.S.-operated, unmanned drone aircraft according to Yemeni military officials.
President Barack Obama is unleashing a new Medicare offensive against rival Mitt Romney, eager to shake his Republican challenger off his economic focus and turn the campaign on to territory more favorable to Democrats.
Sixty days to the election, President Barack Obama is charging onto the campaign trail pleading for patience from hard-pressed Americans toying with the notion of change, and portraying Republican rival Mitt Romney as unproven.
With unemployment at 8.3 percent, Obama said the task of recovering from the economic disaster of 2008 is exceeded in American history only by the challenge Franklin Delano Roosevelt faced when he took office in the Great Depression in 1933.