President says in weekly address that unless Congress renews charter of agency, nearly 300,000 businesses could lose their international markets
Summit follows similar efforts by China, Europe, Japan who are all keenly aware of Africa's natural wealth, as well its market of hundreds of millions of middle-class Africans
Doctor stricken with virus while helping victims in Liberia is first known Ebola patient on US soil
President says his administration is taking action on its own because 'Congress is doing so little for working families'
Russia's foreign ministry says Thursday that Russia will not tolerate 'blackmail' and reserves the right to take retaliatory measures
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel sent a letter to congressional leaders last week notifying them of the plan
Richardson sent the letters in May 2013, then went to police and accused her husband of the crime
Panel rules US import duties on certain Chinese goods - which include solar panels, steel and other products - inconsistent with international rules
The phone call follows annual talks last week between top US and Chinese leaders in Beijing
United States says Iran is negotiating in a serious manner about its nuclear development program
Republicans allege Obama violated the Constitution in 2013 by changing his signature health care reform law without getting approval from Congress
Top US diplomat says future potential of transition 'hangs in the balance, so we have a lot of work to do'