As violence exploded in the Middle East and the world recoiled at the destruction of a commercial jetliner, President Obama kept largely to his schedule, which included recent appearances at Democratic fundraisers that drew criticism from political opponents.
The number of children arriving at the border unaccompanied has dropped sharply so far this month, according to preliminary data released by the White House.
President Obama accused pro-Russia separatists of tampering with evidence at the site of last week?s crash of a Malaysia Airlines jet and called on Russia to use its influence to ensure a credible investigation into the downing of the plane over eastern Ukraine.
President Obama has turned down a plea from religious groups that they be exempt from an executive order he plans to sign Monday prohibiting federal contractors from discriminating against gay or transgender workers, officials said Friday.
GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Kings General Manager Dean Lombardi has been watching the club’s top prospects this week in Manchester, N.H. He might want to consider bringing a scorer back to Los Angeles with him. The Phoenix Coyotes rode goals by Derek Morris and Shane Doan in the second period and Kyle Chipchura in the third period to a 3-1 victory over the Kings on Tuesday, before an announced crowd of 10,452 at Jobing.com Arena. The Kings have scored one goal in each of their last two games and rank in the lower half of the league in goals per game. Backup Kings goaltender Ben Scrivens looked strong in his second start for the team but was victimized on a double deflection on the...