Articles by Charles Babington

World Avoided Economic Ruin, Obama Says

  • 13 July 09
  • The Associated Press
Lasting worldwide recovery Уis still a ways off,Ф President Barack Obama declared Friday, but he also said at the conclusion of a G8 summit that a disastrous economic collapse apparently has been averted.

FBI Starts Investigation Into U.S. Congressman

  • 03 October 06
  • The Washington Post
The FBI announced Sunday night that it was looking into whether former Republican Representative Mark Foley broke federal law by sending inappropriate e-mails and instant messages to teenage House pages.

Frist Attacks Democrats on Christian Broadcast

  • 26 April 05
  • The Washington Post
Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist delivered a taped speech Sunday to a nationwide broadcast in which Christian conservatives, during other segments, attacked Democratic senators for blocking judicial nominees described in the program as ""people of faith.""

U.S. Investigating 20 Prisoner Deaths, Assaults

  • 06 May 04
  • The Washington Post
Two Iraqi prisoners were killed by U.S. soldiers last year, and 20 other detainee deaths and assaults remain under criminal investigation in Iraq and Afghanistan, part of a total of 35 cases probed since December 2002 for possible misconduct by U.S. troops in those two countries, U.S. Army officials reported Tuesday.

Clinton Fights for China Trade Pact