By Brian Hughes | 01/21/14 11:25 AM
First Lady Michelle Obama and Miami Heat players had a little fun at the White House filming a public service announcement to encourage healthier eating. In the video, the Heat's LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh and head coach Erik Spoelstra talk up the benefits of fruits and vegetables...
By Brian Hughes | 01/20/14 11:11 AM
Vice President Joe Biden marked Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on Monday by saying the nation was in the middle of a “hailstorm” on voting rights, arguing that minorities and low-income people were facing growing barriers to the ballot box. Introduced by Rev. Al Sharpton, Biden at the...
By Brian Hughes | 01/20/14 07:11 AM
The White House this week will devote its attention to managing the fallout from President Obama's National Security Agency reforms and putting the finishing touches on his swiftly approaching State of the Union address. In laying out his blueprint for controversial NSA surveillance...
By Brian Hughes | 01/19/14 12:58 PM
President Obama in an interview released Sunday said that using marijuana was not that different from smoking cigarettes nor any more dangerous than drinking alcohol. “As has been well documented, I smoked pot as a kid, and I view it as a bad habit and a vice, not very different from the...
By Brian Hughes | 01/19/14 11:30 AM
The National Football League’s ratings are at an all-time high, but officials have been on the defensive for brain injuries among players after they retire.
By Brian Hughes | 01/19/14 11:02 AM
Putin told ABC that “politics should not interfere with sports,” saying Russia was focused on ensuring the security for the most expensive Olympics in history.
By Brian Hughes | 01/19/14 10:49 AM
Vermont Democratic Senator Patrick Leahy on Sunday criticized fellow progressives pushing for new Iran sanctions while the Obama administration and other U.S. allies try to curtail the Middle Eastern nation's nuclear ambitions. “I think that's a mistake,” Leahy, chairman of the Senate...
By Brian Hughes | 01/19/14 10:32 AM
“The president has embraced it,” Hayden said of the NSA's practice of tapping into phone data, contending that Obama's speech at the Justice Department Friday was more about addressing a “political problem.”
By Brian Hughes | 01/17/14 02:57 PM
President Obama lamented Friday the retirement at the end of the year of Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., an ideological foe but rare GOP friend of the president on Capitol Hill.
By Brian Hughes | 01/17/14 12:10 PM
President Obama on Friday announced long-awaited reforms to the National Security Agency's controversial surveillance techniques, saying intelligence officials would need secret-court approval before accessing phone metadata and that the government should transition away from storing the private...
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