By By JULIE PACEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama wants Florida Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz to stay on as his party's chairwoman.
Wasserman Schultz has overseen the Democratic National Committee since early 2011.
By By MATTHEW LEEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republicans continue to argue that U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice is unfit to be secretary of state. Democrats say the criticism is unfair.
Republican senators say they remain deeply concerned over Rice's statements about the Sept.
LONDON (AP) - Britain's Treasury chief acknowledged Sunday the economy is taking longer than expected to recover from the financial crisis, but insisted he will not waver from his policy of tax hikes and spending cuts.
George Osborne said the British government might miss its self-imposed goals
By By EDITH M. LEDERERAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The United Nations voted overwhelmingly Thursday to recognize a Palestinian state, a victory decades in the making for the Palestinians after years of occupation and war.
By By DEEPTI HAJELAAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - An 80-foot Norway spruce that made it through Superstorm Sandy was transformed into a beacon of shimmering glory Wednesday when New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and others turned its lights on at Rockefeller Center.
Thousands of onlookers cr