By Zack Colman | 09/22/14 11:55 PM
NEW YORK — Federal agencies will need to factor how the effects of climate change, such as rising sea levels, drought, floods and other extreme weather linked to it, would affect international development programs and investments under a new executive order President Obama will issue Tuesday,...
By Brian Hughes | 09/22/14 08:54 PM
President Obama at a United Nations Security Council summit this week will urge other world powers to do more to monitor breeding grounds for the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.
09/23/14 12:30 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Investigators found more than 800 rounds of ammunition, a machete and two hatchets in the car of the former soldier accused of scaling the White House fence and sprinting inside while carrying a knife, a federal prosecutor said Monday. President Barack Obama was "obviously...
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/22/14 05:28 PM
The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has summoned Secret Service Director Julia Pierson to a Sept. 30 hearing on White House security issues after a man sprinted across the lawn Friday and walked into the mansion.
By Susan Crabtree | 09/22/14 03:45 PM
The man accused of breaching security and making it inside the White House Friday had two previous encounters with Washington, D.C., police and was arrested in Virginia in July and charged with eluding police and possession of a sniper rifle and a sawed-off shotgun.
By Sean Lengell | 09/22/14 02:31 PM
The top Democrat on the House's oversight panel has vowed to investigate how an intruder was able to get into White House last week, a scenario he called a "major, major" security failure.
09/22/14 01:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — There were about 30, all Mexican nationals desperate to avoid deportations that would separate them from their families. Living in Illinois, they appealed for help from their new U.S. senator, Barack Obama. He turned them down. It was one of the first times Obama could have...
By Brian Hughes | 09/22/14 01:28 PM
"After Friday night's incident, when the door is not in use, it will be secured," said White House press secretary Josh Earnest, clarifying that officials would, in fact, lock the door.
By Brian Hughes | 09/22/14 12:55 PM
To date, the White House had not publicly revealed that Americans fighting on behalf of the Islamic State were back in the U.S. The FBI is now monitoring the American-born fighters who have come home, a senior administration official confirmed.
By Brian Hughes | 09/22/14 09:57 AM
Lerner, who conservatives contend orchestrated the IRS' extra scrutiny of Tea Party-aligned organizations, broke a year and a half of media silence to defend her reputation.
09/22/14 08:45 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States expects Turkey to step up in the fight against the Islamic State group now that Turkey has secured the release of 49 hostages held by the militants, Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday. The hostages — 46 Turks and three Iraqis — were returned to Turkey...
By Brian Hughes | 09/19/14 01:40 PM
The emboldened new Senate Republican majority will likely pass a flurry of bills aimed at dismantling Obama's signature healthcare law, environmental regulations aimed at climate change, and executive orders on subjects both big and small.
By Zack Colman | 09/19/14 01:41 PM
Some 120 heads of state, including President Obama, will gather in New York for the United Nations climate summit, but their meeting is not expected to generate momentum and is not a formal part of the negotiating process.
09/21/14 07:00 PM
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Persistent drought has kept South Texas farmers and community leaders in an uproar for years over shortfalls in the delivery of water to the Rio Grande from Mexico's tributaries. Now, they're asking for congressional help in getting the White House to intervene in the...
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/21/14 04:01 PM
President Obama on Sunday made a congratulatory call to Afghanistan's newly elected president, Ashraf Ghani, and the runner-up, Abdullah Abdullah, who have agreed to a power-sharing deal.
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