By Brian Hughes | 08/19/14 06:37 PM
Unrest over the police shooting of an unarmed teenager in Ferguson, Mo., has completely overshadowed President Obama's domestic priorities, the latest in a string of crises that have derailed the president's agenda.
By Susan Crabtree | 08/19/14 07:20 PM
After withdrawing U.S. forces from Iraq in 2011, Obama now must decide whether to stretch the limited rationales he's given for airstrikes or pull back and risk allowing fighters with the Islamic State to secure more territory.
By Brian Hughes | 08/19/14 05:51 PM
"This is my pledge to the people of Ferguson: Our investigation into this matter will be full, it will be fair, and it will be independent," Holder wrote in an op-ed for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
By Lisa Ruhl | 08/19/14 04:09 PM
President Obama on Tuesday heads back to vacation on Martha's Vineyard, Mass., after making a quick stop back in Washington. Obama took the break from his vacation to meet with advisors and address the nation about the unrest in Ferguson, Mo., and the conflict in Iraq.
By Brian Hughes | 08/19/14 02:40 PM
David Plouffe, the former campaign manager and senior adviser for President Obama, is joining Uber, the company announced Tuesday.
08/19/14 01:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — When racial tensions erupted midway through his first presidential campaign, Barack Obama came to Philadelphia to decry the "racial stalemate we've been stuck in for years." Over time, he said, such wounds, rooted in America's painful history on race, can be healed. Six years...
By Susan Crabtree | 08/19/14 01:20 AM
A key Democrat who is trying to restrict the flow of military equipment to local police forces is open to the idea of outfitting police with body cameras, though he wants to ensure that related privacy issues are fully debated.
By Brian Hughes | 08/18/14 08:54 PM
Those speculating that Obama halted his vacation to make a bombshell announcement will have to wait a few more hours before the president returns to Martha's Vineyard on Tuesday afternoon.
08/18/14 07:31 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Calling for a sharp separation between the nation's armed forces and local police, President Barack Obama on Monday urged a re-examination of programs that have equipped civilian law enforcement departments with military gear from the Pentagon. The transfers have come under...
By Susan Crabtree | 08/18/14 06:28 PM
President Obama announced Monday that U.S. forces have completed the destruction of Syria's declared chemical weapons stockpile weeks ahead of schedule.
By Ed Sykes | 08/18/14 05:28 PM
President Obama pledged increased international support Monday to incoming Iraqi Prime MinisterÂ Haider al-Abadi if he helps form a more inclusive government to drive out the threat of the Islamic State.
By Brian Hughes | 08/18/14 05:02 PM
President Obama on Monday lamented the shooting of an unarmed teenager in Ferguson, Mo., saying the episode showcased the distrust that minorities in many communities have of their local police officers.
08/18/14 03:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden gave a hearty welcome Monday to the man many Democrats hope will someday replace him. Biden presided over a ceremonial swearing-in for new Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro. He's the former San Antonio mayor whose political profile...
By Kelly Cohen | 08/18/14 03:04 PM
President Obama has claimed since his first day in the Oval Office that his administration would be "the most transparent" in history.
By Brian Hughes | 08/18/14 01:21 PM
Education Secretary Arne Duncan on Monday praised a suburban Washington school system for revising its rules to move away from out-of-school suspensions.
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