Egypt's Morsi stands firm despite court order nullifying his recall of parliament Both the army and the courts have now come out in opposition to President Mohammed Morsi's decree to have parliament reconvene. But the Muslim Brotherhood, who run the legislature, are ignoring both. In sign the standoff would not end swiftly, Brotherhood ... 11/21/2006 - 11:00 am | View Link
President Barack Obama says the nation's cities are central to the economic progress of the United States and says he wants to work with mayors to provide an environment that makes them key job creation hubs.
Obama said Senate passage next week of a House-approved budget will help metropolitan areas by removing the uncertainty that past fiscal brinkmanship has created in the economy.
Two federal agencies announced Friday that they would be expanding the recognition of marriage and families in compliance with the Supreme Court overturning Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). The U. S. Customs and Border Protection has broadened the definition of family for those crossing the border into the United States.