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Obama admin pressures Redskins to change name

WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Park Service won't grant the District of Columbia a new lease for the site of the Washington Redskins' old stadium in part because Interior Secretary Sally Jewell opposes the team's name. Jewell reiterated that position ...

Obama's White House aides knew about Hillary's secret email in 2009

[caption id="attachment_2220" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senior Obama administration officials, including the White House chief of staff, knew as early as 2009 that Hillary Rodham Clinton was using a priv ...

Obama announces embassy in Cuba

[caption id="attachment_39849" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]WASHINGTON (UPI) -- The United States of America and Cuba have formally restored diplomatic relations after 54 years of hostilities inspired by the Cold War. Embassi ...

Obama labor secretary mocks employers

The Obama administration has hit back at ‘Chicken Little’ critics of new overtime rules, as business groups warned that the proposal to tighten exemptions for junior managers would hurt their career prospects. An estimated 5 million lower-paid US emp ...

Obama delivers race lecture at church shooting eulogy

[caption id="attachment_41719" align="alignright" width="300"] Pastor and state senator Clementa Pinckney.[/caption]CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — President Barack Obama delivered a passionate discourse on America's racial history Friday in his eulogy for a ...

Kerry: US undeterred by Iran leader's nuke comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nuclear negotiations between world powers and Iran will not be affected by recent comments from Iran's supreme leader who appeared to backtrack on key points of an emerging deal, Secretary of State John Kerry said Wednesday. Kerry, ...

Obama to WH heckler: You're in my house

[caption id="attachment_27230" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says regardless of how the Supreme Court rules in an upcoming decision on gay marriage, there has been an undeniable shift i ...

Treasury says woman will be put on $10 bill

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Alexander Hamilton, who has been featured on the $10 bill since 1929, is making way for a woman. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew is to officially announce Thursday that a redesign of the $10 will feature the first woman on the nation' ...

Obama women on your dime in the UK

First lady Michelle Obama, her mother and two daughters are visiting the U.K. to promote education for girls. Her trip, which began with tea at Downing Street with Prince Harry on Tuesday, aims to promote Obama's campaign for girls education and incr ...

Will Obama's visit to Capitol Hill help his trade bill?

UPDATE...WASHINGTON (AP) -- The House derailed a high-profile White House-backed trade bill on Friday, a humiliating defeat for President Barack Obama inflicted by Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and dozens of union-backed lawmakers from his own party ...


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