By Brian Hughes | 12/03/13 11:28 AM
Vice President Joe Biden touted executive actions taken by the Obama administration to reduce mass violence and pushed for Congress to pass additional gun restrictions ahead of the one-year anniversary of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary. In an email to supporters, Biden highlighted...
By Meghashyam Mali | 12/03/13 11:15 AM
Vice President Joe Biden told Japan on Tuesday that the U.S. was “deeply concerned” about China's declaration of a new air defense zone which covers islands claimed by both Tokyo and Beijing, and urged both sides to show restraint to ease tensions. “We, the United States, are deeply...
By Meghashyam Mali | 12/03/13 11:13 AM
The Department of Health and Human Services said that healthcare.gov received over 1 million visitors on Monday, as the administration relaunched the troubled website registering consumers in Obamacare's insurance exchanges.
By Susan Ferrechio | 12/03/13 10:08 AM
Just a week away from its Dec. 13 deadline, lawmakers will have little time in their post-Thanksgiving legislative session to negotiate the kind of major budget deal they'd need to end the federal government's crisis-driven management style.
By Susan Ferrechio | 12/03/13 08:50 AM
Even as Obamacare struggles in the court of public opinion, the new health care law will face another legal threat Tuesday when a group of small-business owners and others argue in federal court that they should be exempt from the tax credits and financial penalties created under the law.
By Susan Crabtree | 12/03/13 08:19 AM
After spending two months in a defensive crouch over the problem-riddled launch of healthcare.gov, the White House is shifting to offense with a new coordinated campaign to promote the benefits of Obamacare.
By Joseph Lawler | 12/03/13 05:22 AM
Pope Francis has stepped into a long-simmering American political feud over economics. In the English-language version of a new message about re-orienting the Catholic Church's evangelical efforts released to worldwide notice last week, the pontiff criticized economic inequality and offered a...
By Susan Ferrechio | 12/03/13 05:21 AM
The Department of Homeland Security, the agency charged with protecting the federal government from cyber attacks, is itself vulnerable to such threats because its own outdated computers lack even the basic protections needed to fend off hackers, a new report shows.
By David M. Drucker | 12/03/13 05:21 AM
House Republicans this week will continue their aggressive dissection of Obamacare, with four planned committee oversight hearings that will probe far beyond the troubled healthcare.gov website that the Obama administration says is on the mend.
By Susan Crabtree | 12/02/13 06:37 PM
President Obama praised the worldwide strides made in the fight against the AIDS pandemic over the last decade and said that an AIDS-free generation is within reach if the United States and other countries remain vigilant in fighting the disease. In tribute to World AIDS Day, which was Sunday,...
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