| Sep 5, 2013
| 12:36 PM
WASHINGTON -- President Obama will not travel to California next week so that he can press his case to members of Congress for a military strike against Syria, the White House announced.
Obama was scheduled to address the AFL-CIO’s quadrennial...
| Sep 12, 2013
In all the long history of American presidential addresses, has there been an odder one than this? With the solemn grandeur appropriate to a declaration of war, President Obama informed the American people Tuesday night that a congressional vote on...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 3:00 PM
WASHINGTON — For more than 30 years, Concepcion Picciotto has held vigil outside the White House, protesting nuclear weapons and calling for peace.
But Thursday morning, it appeared that her decades-long protest was finally over. U.S. Park...
| Sep 15, 2013
President Obama and his aides were surprised this month by the strength of public opposition to their call for military action against Syria. They shouldn't have been.
Americans have almost always been reluctant to go to war. In 1939, polls showed...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 12:22 AM
On Sep. 18, 1956, Sen. John F. Kennedy arrived in Los Angeles for a series of campaign appearances and speeches for the Democratic party....
| Sep 18, 2013
| 2:12 PM
WASHINGTON – Sandy Phillips, whose daughter Jessica was killed in the Colorado movie theater shooting in July 2012, recounted Wednesday that it was not until the Connecticut school massacre five months later that she and her husband decided to...
| Sep 22, 2013
"The American people don't want the government shut down, and they don't want Obamacare. The House has listened to the American people."
That's what Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) said at the GOP's victory rally Friday after the House voted to pass...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 5:00 PM
WASHINGTON — When House Republicans file into the Capitol on Monday to start thrashing out a response to the Senate's landmark immigration bill, former President George W. Bush will be presiding over a ceremony for new U.S. citizens at his newly...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 3:37 PM
In the wee hours Wednesday, someone stole onto Wendy Davis’s Wikipedia page and changed her occupation from “attorney” to “The LeBron James of filibustering.”
In what seemed like an Internet instant, the 50-year-old...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 5:30 PM
An 1,100-pound statue honoring hundreds of thousands of women taken as sex slaves by the Japanese Imperial Army decades ago is traveling by boat from South Korea and is just days away from arriving in Glendale.
The memorial, like others on the East...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 9:21 AM
Abortion rights supporters may as well put away those champagne glasses.
Jubilation probably came a bit prematurely for those celebrating the demise of the Texas measure that would turn back the clock on reproductive rights.
While many thought...