Politics

President Obama Defends His Budget Proposal; Mentions Egypt

WASHINGTON— President Obama focused on his budget proposal and the recent government overhaul in the Middle East in his news conference Tuesday.

Jordanian Country Also Faces Turmoil After Large Protests

JORDAN— Another U.S. ally is facing turmoil after Tunisian and Egyptian inspired protests have sprung up around the country.

Mubarak Announces He Will Not Run For Re-Election

CAIRO, EGYPT— The president has told the nation he will not be running for president again after his term ends.

Cairo Still in Upheaval As Huge Demonstration Planned

CAIRO, EGYPT— There's still unease in the Middle East Monday after the nation braces itself for another mass demonstration on Tuesday.

Egyptian Army Takes Over As Protests Continue

CAIRO, EGYPT— The army is now in charge after violent protests continued in Egypt.

Evidence Shows Loughner Researched Famous Assassins Before Tucson Shootings

TUCSON, AZ— An update on the accused gunman behind the the Tucson shootings on Thursday revealed that the gunman researched assassins before committing the crime.

Four Federal Police Officers Under Investigation for Murder of Juarez Mayor's Bodyguard

CIUDAD JUAREZ, MEXICO— Four people have been arrested in connection to the murder of the Juarez mayor's bodyguard.

Bin Laden Threatens France in New Audio Tape

AFGHANISTAN— A new audio message was aired with what appears to be Osama Bin Laden's voice warning the French people.

Thursday Marks JFK's 50th Inauguration Anniversary

WASHINGTON, D.C.— On January 20, 1961, one of America's most favored of presidents was inaugurated into office.

Robert Sargent Shriver Jr. Dies at Age 95

MARYLAND— The man behind the launch of the Peace Corps has died Tuesday, CBS has confirmed.

Italian Prime Minister Accused of Sexual Conduct With a Minor

ROME, ITALY— The Italian Prime Minister is in hot water Tuesday after prosecutors on Monday revealed new evidence against him.

Rep. Giffords' Condition Now Serious, No Longer Critical

TUCSON, ARIZ.— A week after the January 8 shooting in Tucson, doctors have said the congresswoman shot in the head is no longer in critical condition.

UPDATE: Controversial Ordinance Sparks Heated Argument From Both Sides

EL PASO— A federal court has barred the city of El Paso from refusing health benefits to anyone.

Priebus Wins GOP Chairman Seat

MARYLAND— The Republican National Committee has chosen Reince Priebus to head their committee after beating Michael Steele and Maria Cino in the election.

Tunisia President Steps Down, PM to Take Over

TUNIS, TUNISIA— The Prime Minister announced Friday that he will take over the country for the President after reports that he has left the country.