The Obama administration may consider caving to GOP demands to include nuclear and some coal production in a “clean energy standard,” Energy Secretary Steven Chu said Tuesday.
The Obama administration has abandoned attempts to convince Israel to slow West Bank settlement activity, officials said Tuesday, in what appears to be a major setback for a key White House foreign policy initiative.
After months of trying to broker a formula under which Israel would impose a new freeze in return for U.S. incentives, two American officials said the administration had concluded their efforts were not the best way to relaunch negotiations. Talks stalled in September, barely a month after they started.
It has been a strange day, my friends.