Chelsea Clinton announced Thursday that she and husband Marc Mezvinsky are expecting their first child. Here is the transcript of her remarks, provided by Federal News Service (www.fednews.com), followed by the video.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has belittled the threat of more American sanctions over the crisis in Ukraine. But Iranian officials and businessmen are privately warning the Kremlin not to be so dismissive.
Joe Biden made a splash earlier Wednesday with the launch of his new Instagram account, @vp, featuring a photo of his aviator sunglasses. But later in the day, the account got a boost from a powerful friend: President Obama.
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R., Va.) will lead a group of House lawmakers to meet with top officials from Japan, South Korea and China next week, offering a counterpoint to President Barack Obama’s planned visit to the region.
Vice President Joe Biden's digital empire keeps expanding. Last week, his old @joebiden campaign Twitter account was reactivated ahead of a planned push in the 2014 midterm elections. On Wednesday, Mr. Biden dipped his toe into Instagram.
The surge in the number of Americans receiving Social Security disability benefits – up 42% since 2004 – appears to have hit a plateau, but it's unclear if the program has actually peaked and will ever recede.
One of the biggest questions hovering over the federal budget – and, indeed, over the U.S. economy – is whether the recent slowdown in the pace of health-care spending growth will persist. Experts disagree. Here's a taste of the debate.