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Weighing Yellen vs. Summers for Federal Reserve

08/30/2013 1:41am
Lawrence Summers is the White House insider with a direct line to President Barack Obama. Janet Yellen is the Federal Reserve veteran with a long list of congressional patrons.

APNewsBreak: US: Iran can't access much oil income

08/30/2013 1:59am
The U.S. has concluded that nearly half of Iran's monthly earnings from crude oil exports are accumulating in accounts overseas because of sanctions that restrict Tehran's access to the money.

Experts: Don't bomb chemical weapon sites in Syria

08/30/2013 4:50am
You simply can't safely bomb a chemical weapon storehouse into oblivion, experts say. That's why they say the United States is probably targeting something other than Syria's nerve agents.

US: 'High confidence' of Syria chemical arms use

08/30/2013 11:25am
The Obama administration says it has "high confidence" that Syria's government carried out a chemical weapons attack last week outside Damascus, the capital _ killing 1,429 people.

Obama: US has obligation as world leader to act

08/30/2013 12:50pm
President Barack Obama says he recognizes the world and the U.S. are war-weary in the face of potential military action against Syria.

A summary of US case against Syrian government

08/30/2013 2:05pm
A summary of the Obama administration's case that the Syrian regime is responsible for a chemical weapons attack Aug. 21 on the Damascus suburbs that it says killed 1,429 people:

Officials: Obama trip about G-20, not Russia

08/30/2013 4:16pm
The Obama administration says President Barack Obama can work constructively with Russia when he visits St. Petersburg next week _ despite many policy differences between Moscow and Washington.