A San Francisco court case could provide an early look at President Obama’s policy concerning the transfer of terrorism suspects to countries where they may face torture.
Leon E. Panetta said that a “ticking time bomb situation” would lead him to seek White House approval to use aggressive interrogation methods.
At least one lawmaker says the bailout program would not get more money until it was better managed.
A group of about 20 senators spent Thursday cooped up in a nondescript room in the Senate, searching for ways to make the economic stimulus package more palatable to both parties.
President Obama’s move to help local government hire more police officers would resurrect a program that had been largely shelved by the Bush administration.