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Fact Check: Obama's plan for military action

WASHINGTON (AP) -- It's not as clear as President Barack Obama made it sound Wednesday night that he has the authority to go after Islamic State militants in the manner he plans, with sustained airstrikes and associated military actions designed to n ...

Obama jumps on another bandwagon

[caption id="attachment_27293" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is speaking out against domestic violence in the wake of Ray Rice's termination by the Baltimore Ravens. White House spokesm ...

Obama's DHS not prepared for pandemic

WASHINGTON (AP) — For nearly a decade the Homeland Security Department has stockpiled supplies, from respirators and surgical masks to hand sanitizer and antiviral medications, in case of a pandemic. But the agency stocked up without knowing exactly ...

Obama complains about demands of leadership

WASHINGTON - The president of the United States admits he's feeling a little tired, sometimes, dealing with the problems of the rest of the world. Barack Obama has become increasingly vocal about the need for other countries to pull their own weight ...

Obama regrets 'optics' of golf but thinks he's done a very good job

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama took heavy criticism when he went golfing last month during his vacation just minutes after denouncing the militants who had beheaded an American journalist. So would the president want a second chance and do ...

Obama delays executive amnesty until after the election

[caption id="attachment_33705" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]WASHINGTON (AP) -- Abandoning his pledge to act by the end of summer, President Barack Obama has decided to delay any executive action on immigration until after the ...

US plans major border security program in Nigeria

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — The United States is preparing to launch a "major" border security program to help Nigeria and its neighbors combat the increasing number and scope of attacks by Islamic extremists, a senior U.S. official for Africa said Thursda ...

Eric Holder launches civil rights investigation of Ferguson police

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Justice Department plans to open a wide-ranging civil rights investigation into the practices of the Ferguson, Missouri, Police Department following the shooting last month of an unarmed black 18-year-old by a white police offi ...

Holder takes Texas to court over voter ID law

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday began reviewing tough new Texas voter ID rules challenged by the Obama administration in a trial that could threaten the polarizing law, although a decision isn't expected before the November el ...

350 more troops assigned to US Embassy in Baghdad

[caption id="attachment_33785" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is adding 350 more troops to help protect the American Embassy in Baghdad and its support facilities in the capital, raising the number of ...


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