| Jan 28, 2014
| 10:37 AM
WASHINGTON – Two Boston bombing survivors and Jason Collins, a 12-year NBA player who came out as gay last year, will sit among the White House’s guests at Tuesday’s State of the Union speech. Accompanying First Lady Michelle Obama, they...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 5:30 AM
CAMBRIDGE, Md. – After President Obama outlined his goals for what he said should be a “year of action” for the American people, House Republicans are sending a message back: We’ve already done some of the heavy lifting.
| Jan 30, 2014
| 10:35 AM
WAUKESHA, Wis. – President Obama on Thursday ordered an across-the-board review of federal job training programs, seeking to make the American workforce more job-ready, but he acknowledged that his presidential initiative just scratches the surface....
| Jan 30, 2014
| 6:53 PM
WAUKESHA, Wis. — President Obama sat down at his portable signing table at a gas engine plant here Thursday to order an across-the-board review of how to improve federal job training programs.
A day after he highlighted some significant changes he...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 6:01 PM
WASHINGTON — President Obama became progressively more pessimistic about prospects for a successful ending to the war in Afghanistan, goaded by inexperienced White House advisors and a dislike of Afghan President Hamid Karzai, according to his...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 4:28 PM
WASHINGTON — A classified Pentagon report concludes that leaks by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden have set back U.S. efforts against terrorism, cybercrime, human trafficking and weapons proliferation, leaders of the House...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 5:00 AM
You may have missed it, given the launch of the Christmas shopping season and all the foofaraw about the rollout of the Affordable Care Act, but earlier this month Barack Obama gave the most important speech of his presidency.
The topic was the rising...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 5:58 PM
WASHINGTON — Zach Iscol was a Marine captain in 2004 when his platoon — a combined unit of 30 Iraqis and 20 Americans — seized the railroad station on the first night of the bloody battle of Fallouja.
They spent a week kicking in doors...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 6:57 PM
WASHINGTON — A $1-trillion spending bill was headed for swift approval in the House by Wednesday, but legislation to extend unemployment insurance stalled in the Senate amid partisan bickering, dashing hopes for a quick deal to resume jobless...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 3:05 PM
WASHINGTON – A bipartisan group of 26 senators Thursday introduced legislation calling for tough new Iran sanctions that the White House warned could deal a death blow to upcoming negotiations over Tehran’s nuclear program.
| Jan 22, 2014
| 8:47 AM
WASHINGTON -- States should expand online voter registration and create more voting opportunities before election day, according to a report issued Wednesday by a commission formed in wake of trouble at the polls in 2012.
The Presidential Commission...