08/05/14 11:01 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Take a White House state dinner and multiply it by 50. The result is the most elaborate and unusual dinner of President Barack Obama's administration, a one-of-a-kind affair put on Tuesday night for a one-of-a-kind gathering of several dozen leaders from countries across...
08/05/14 07:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Aiming to sidestep a logjam in Congress, the Obama administration is looking for steps it could take on its own to prevent American companies from reincorporating overseas to shirk U.S. taxes, officials said Tuesday. President Barack Obama has denounced so-called tax...
By Zack Colman | 08/05/14 07:06 PM
Obama said the Power Africa effort has been so successful that the White House is tripling the goal to 30,000 megawatts, enough to power 60 million homes.
By Brian Hughes | 08/05/14 05:22 PM
The killing of an American general Tuesday in Afghanistan put the spotlight back on President Obama's withdrawal plan in Afghanistan at a time when bloody conflicts in Gaza, Ukraine, Syria and Iraq overshadowed the longest war in American history.
08/05/14 04:17 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking to strengthen America's financial foothold in Africa, President Barack Obama announced $33 billion in commitments Tuesday aimed at shifting U.S. ties with Africa beyond humanitarian aid and toward more equal economic partnerships. The bulk of the commitments came from...
By Ed Sykes | 08/05/14 03:37 PM
Security protocols designed to keep American forces safe in Afghanistan could come under more scrutiny after a deadly shooting Tuesday.
By Susan Crabtree | 08/05/14 08:53 AM
President Obama plans to announce a $14 billion commitment from U.S. business to invest in Africa in areas ranging from construction and energy to banking and information technology.
08/04/14 06:31 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Fernando Murillo was typical of the young Latin Americans deployed by a U.S. agency to work undercover in Cuba. He had little training in the dangers of clandestine operations — or how to evade one of the world's most sophisticated counter-intelligence services. Their...
By Sean Higgins | 08/04/14 03:19 PM
For most people, an hourly wage of $125 would be an awfully good deal, especially in this economy. But President Obama and environmental groups are warning that it is not nearly enough for one group: lawyers engaged in Endangered Species Act litigation.
By Brian Hughes | 08/04/14 04:24 PM
The White House on Monday paid tribute to the deceased James Brady, the 73-year-old press secretary for President Ronald Reagan who survived an assassination attempt and became a central figure in the national gun control debate.
By Associated Press | 08/04/14 12:57 PM
James Brady, the White House press secretary gravely wounded during the 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan, died Monday, his family announced. Brady was 73.
By Paul Bedard | 08/04/14 01:29 PM
The Republican Party is sending a copy of the U.S. Constitution to President Obama for his 53rd birthday, a not so subtle reminder that they view his adminstration as lawless.
By Becket Adams | 08/04/14 12:25 PM
The Republican Party's "nativist elements" have successfully undermined Congress' many attempts to pass comprehensive immigration reform, President Obama griped in an interview published over the weekend by the Economist.
By Brian Hughes | 08/04/14 11:28 AM
What do you give the president who has everything? Here are some things he might be wishing for as he blows out his candles today.
By Susan Crabtree | 08/04/14 07:25 AM
President Obama will host nearly 50 leaders of African nations in Washington early this week during the largest U.S.-African summit ever convened.
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