Former U.S. President Bill Clinton speaks at the closing session of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) on September 26, 2013 in New York City.

Bill Clinton In Haiti To Visit Projects

Bill Clinton arrived in Haiti Monday to shine a spotlight on some of the projects that his private foundation has supported to help the country recover from a devastating earthquake in 2010.


Sean Penn: Tea Party, Ted Cruz Should Be Committed ‘By Executive Order’

Actor and “Ambassador-at-large for Haiti” Sean Penn said that “there’s a mental health problem in Congress,” and stated that Tea Party issues could be resolved by “committing them by executive order.”


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Foreign Aid Groups Urge Obama Administration To Send Cash, Not Food, Overseas

The White House will not say whether Obama’s budget proposal, scheduled to come out next week, will seek to change the way foreign food aid is distributed. But food aid groups, farm groups and their allies in Congress are preparing for the possibility.


A Cuban child retrieves utensils from his home, demolished by Hurricane Sandy, on Oct. 25, 2012 in Santiago de Cuba. (credit: Miguel RUBIERA JUSTIZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Experts Predict ‘Frankenstorm’ Will Cause $1 Billion In Damage

The pre-Halloween hybrid weather monster that federal forecasters call “Frankenstorm” is looking more ominous by the hour for the East Coast, and utilities and local governments are getting ready.