Concern that the unrest will spread to major oil-producing countries has created uncertainty in markets, Daley said on NBC's Meet the Press. With the recovery gaining momentum, the administration is looking at steps to ease the effect if crude oil, now at its highest price since 2008, keeps surging.
The Obama administration faces increased pressure from some congressional Democrats to draw on the domestic-reserve program as consumers pay higher gasoline prices. - Bloomberg News
Fugitive program to be eliminatedCLEVELAND - A spokesman for the U.S. Marshals Service said a nationwide program that allows fugitives to safely surrender at churches has been eliminated.