Obama, Biden launch initiative for military kids

Madeline Stevens knows what it's like to be a military brat.

Wednesday - 10/03/2012, 12:02am EDT

Chinese-owned firm adds Obama to wind farm lawsuit

A company owned by Chinese citizens has added President Barack Obama as a defendant in a lawsuit alleging the U.S. government exceeded its authority in blocking the firm's planned wind farm projects in Oregon near a Navy base.

Tuesday - 10/02/2012, 02:53pm EDT

White House: US, Israel in full agreement on Iran

The White House says President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (neh-ten-YAH'-hoo) remain in "full agreement" about keeping Iran from getting a nuclear weapon.

Friday - 09/28/2012, 01:48pm EDT

US Postal Service to default on second $5B payment

The U.S. Postal Service, on the brink of default on a second multibillion-dollar payment it can't afford to pay, is sounding a new cautionary note that having squeezed out all the cost savings within its power, the mail agency's viability now lies almost entirely with Congress.

Friday - 09/28/2012, 03:54am EDT

Bad weather forces Air Force One to abort landing

Rainy weather has forced Air Force One into an aborted landing as the president campaigns in Ohio.

Wednesday - 09/26/2012, 04:32pm EDT

White House: Obama views Libya attack as terrorism

The White House said Wednesday that President Barack Obama considers the deadly assault on the U.S. consulate in Libya a terrorist attack.

Wednesday - 09/26/2012, 02:25pm EDT

Obama summons world leaders to reject extremism

Confronting global tumult and Muslim anger, President Barack Obama exhorted world leaders Tuesday to stand fast against violence and extremism, arguing that protecting religious rights and free speech must be a universal responsibility and not just an American obligation.

Tuesday - 09/25/2012, 08:42pm EDT

Obama, in election mode, tightens his UN diplomacy

The world's leaders are gathering in New York, but President Barack Obama has no plans to meet privately with any of them.

Saturday - 09/22/2012, 10:24am EDT

Obama chides Congress for departing with much left

President Barack Obama is faulting Congress for leaving town with several pieces of unfinished business on its plate, including measures to help veterans, farmers and homeowners.

Saturday - 09/22/2012, 10:21am EDT

White House: No wrongdoing in prostitution scandal

Investigating the prostitution scandal at the Secret Service, the Homeland Security Department's inspector general uncovered a hotel record suggesting a member of President Barack Obama's team might have been involved, according to a summary of the case submitted to Congress. A senior administration official told The Associated Press the White House determined the record was false and that the person in question did nothing wrong.

Friday - 09/21/2012, 06:05pm EDT

Obama's record in Muslim world: strides, setbacks

Images of angry mobs in Arab cities burning American flags and attacking U.S. diplomatic posts suggest the Muslim world is no less enraged at the United States than when President George W. Bush had to duck shoes hurled at him in Baghdad.

Friday - 09/21/2012, 03:54am EDT

Oregon man pleads guilty to threatening Obama

A Portland, Ore., man accused of threatening to kill President Barack Obama has pleaded guilty.

Friday - 09/21/2012, 01:23am EDT

Man arrested in HI pleads guilty to VP threats

A former U.S. serviceman arrested in Honolulu for sending emails from Thailand threatening to kill Vice President Joe Biden has pleaded guilty.

Thursday - 09/20/2012, 10:04pm EDT

AP Source: Obama to meet with Suu Kyi

A senior administration official says President Barack Obama will meet privately with Myanmar democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi at the White House Wednesday.

Wednesday - 09/19/2012, 09:26am EDT

Google says it won't take down anti-Muslim clip

Google is refusing a White House request to take down an anti-Muslim clip on YouTube, but is restricting access to it in certain countries.

Saturday - 09/15/2012, 08:52pm EDT

Obama, Romney square off on China, jobs

Competing for white working-class voters, President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney squared off Saturday on China and accused each other of backing policies that would move American jobs overseas as the U.S. economy struggles to recover.

Saturday - 09/15/2012, 05:01pm EDT

Slow rebound may determine whether NC really swung

In many ways, Keith Fountain's personal economic odyssey is North Carolina's.

Saturday - 09/15/2012, 12:01pm EDT

Obama honors memory of Libya attack victims

Four Americans killed in an attack on a U.S. consulate in Libya returned home Friday, their remains each carried in a slow procession by six Marines as a military band filled a vast air base hangar with the mournful hymn "Nearer My God to Thee."

Friday - 09/14/2012, 06:58pm EDT

Administration warns of 'destructive' budget cuts

A White House report issued Friday warns that $109 billion in across-the-board spending cuts at the start of the new year would be "deeply destructive" to the military and core government responsibilities like patrolling U.S. borders and air traffic control.

Friday - 09/14/2012, 04:04pm EDT

Shutdown averted but 'fiscal cliff' awaits

Congress is moving to quash the threat of a government shutdown, but the prospect of a one-two punch of tax increases and slashing, automatic spending cuts will still confront lawmakers when they return to Washington after Election Day.

Friday - 09/14/2012, 04:20am EDT
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