By Becket Adams | 09/05/14 01:18 PM
U.S. employers added only 142,000 jobs in August, nudging the unemployment rate to 6.1 percent, down from its previous posting of 6.2 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday.
By Brian Hughes | 09/05/14 12:29 PM
President Obama struck a tougher tone Friday on his plans for combating the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, saying that the terrorist group must be eliminated rather than just marginalized.
By Brian Hughes | 09/05/14 12:13 PM
President Obama, at the close of a NATO summit in Wales, welcomed the cease-fire but was skeptical of how long peace would last.
By Charles Hoskinson | 09/05/14 11:56 AM
"Godane's removal is a major symbolic and operational loss to the largest al Qaeda affiliate in Africa and reflects years of painstaking work by our intelligence, military and law enforcement professionals," White House press secretary Josh Earnest said.
By Becket Adams | 09/05/14 08:32 AM
As the media continues to focus on international affairs and growing threats abroad, including the rise of ISIS and Moscow's provocations in the East, American voters are still deeply concerned about the nation's troubled immigration system.
By Washington Examiner | 09/04/14 05:47 PM
As many people remarked in 2008, the White House is not a good place to learn on the job.
By Brian Hughes | 09/04/14 03:14 PM
The Justice Department's civil rights division will explore accusations of racial profiling and excessive force against the police department in the St. Louis suburb. Ferguson protesters claim the shooting of Brown was just the latest example of hostility towards minorities by an overwhelmingly...
By Susan Crabtree | 09/04/14 11:35 AM
Civil rights groups are hailing the federal investigation as a major victory for those sharply questioning the circumstances surrounding the killing of teenager Michael Brown.
By Brian Hughes | 09/03/14 06:02 PM
A bill by Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., has received support from prominent Republicans and Democrats and the endorsement by the Obama administration.
By Brian Hughes | 09/03/14 02:10 PM
"We take care of those who are grieving," the VP said, "and when that's finished, they should know we will follow them to the gates of hell until they are brought to justice, because hell is where they will reside."
By Paul Bedard | 09/03/14 01:11 PM
Bill Clinton is more popular than his wife, who's favorable ratings have plummeted and new equal those of slumping President Obama in a new poll.
By Zack Colman | 09/03/14 12:42 PM
The EU's climate chief said she wasn't ready to settle for a mix of voluntary environmental pledges and some legally binding provisions like the ones the White House is reportedly coveting
By Susan Crabtree | 09/03/14 12:01 PM
"As one of the country's largest retailers and pharmacies, the newly named CVS Health is setting a powerful example that we hope others in the industry will follow," White House spokesman Josh Earnest said in a statement Wednesday.
By Brian Hughes | 09/03/14 09:44 AM
"We will defend the territorial integrity of every single ally," the president pledged. "An attack on one is an attack on all."
By David M. Drucker | 09/03/14 08:29 AM
House Speaker John Boehner was highly critical President Obama's foreign policy during an interview Tuesday, blaming the White House for sowing the seeds of Russia's invasion of Ukraine and the rise of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.
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