| Nov 7, 2013
| 7:04 PM
WASHINGTON — Iran and six world powers appeared to close in on a preliminary agreement in Geneva on Thursday that would begin to limit Tehran's nuclear development after a decade of frustrating negotiations, according to diplomats.
They said the...
| May 2, 2013
Shortly after lawyers for the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power employees' union filed a lawsuit to delay release of their members' names and current salaries, both mayoral candidates called on the agency to make the information public as soon...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 1:33 PM
American journalists of an Anglophilic bent often complain that debates in Britain's House of Commons put those in the U.S. Congress to shame. Actually, the Commons often showcases its own form of superficiality, as in the Kabuki theater of Prime...
| May 22, 2013
| 5:31 PM
It's been seven years since the end of President Jed Bartlet's second term on the NBC drama, "The West Wing," but the memory of the series is still fresh enough that when Rob Lowe unexpectedly stepped into the real White House briefing room, the assembled...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 12:16 PM
Next week is shaping up to be a big one in terms of late-night talk show programming. First, Lindsay Lohan is scheduled to guest host for Chelsea Handler on Monday night, and now President Obama will be appearing on "The Tonight Show" on Tuesday....
| Jul 10, 2013
| 5:00 AM
As fugitive National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden weighs his asylum options, he should be familiar with the name Luis Posada Carriles.
Both Venezuela and Cuba want to get their hands on the 85-year-old Posada, accused of orchestrating the...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 3:18 PM
WASHINGTON -- The White House on Friday questioned the Russian government’s neutrality in the case of Edward Snowden, as the former National Security Agency contractor met with human rights activists at the Moscow airport where he has been holed...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 11:24 AM
WASHINGTON -- White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said Monday that the White House will not play a role in any decision by the Justice Department on whether to file further charges against George Zimmerman, who was found not guilty by a Florida jury...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 4:41 PM
The case of Trayvon Martin presents a minefield to a president who has long moved carefully on racial matters, underscoring the unique hazard — and opportunity — President Obama faces whenever the discussion of skin color moves front and...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 12:05 PM
WASHINGTON -- The White House condemned Russia’s decision to grant temporary asylum to former spy agency contractor Edward Snowden on Thursday and stepped up a public threat to cancel President Obama’s upcoming meeting with the Russian...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 1:55 PM
Wonder what President Obama thought of "Turbo"?
After his Tuesday night appearance on “The Tonight Show With Jay Leno,” Obama met for dinner with a longtime friend and Democratic donor, DreamWorks Animation SKG Chief Executive Jeffrey...