- George Zimmerman will not be charged in domestic dispute
- Russian officials press bilateral U.S. trade deal
- Selfies at Funerals blog creator retires after Obama flub: ‘Our work here is done’
- New Obama adviser Podesta is against Keystone but will steer clear of pipeline deliberations
- 40 Australian adults, children found in ‘one of the worst accounts of incest ever made public’
- Venezuela’s Maduro calls on student ‘price vigilantes’ to hit the streets, report businesses
- Atheists smug as Hindus join Satanists to demand display at Oklahoma Statehouse
- Bow before Valkyrie, NASA’s ‘superhero robot’ entry in DARPA challenge
- 10-year-old Pennsylvania boy suspended for pretend bow-and-arrow shooting
- Budget deal exposes GOP divisions; conservatives slam tax hikes, vague cuts
Latest Barack Obama Items
In his latest weekly radio address, President Obama talked about jobs. "Too many Americans whose livelihoods have fallen prey to the worst recession in our lifetimes - a recession that cost our economy 8 million jobs - still wonder how they'll make ends meet," he said. Then Mr. Obama called for special measures to create more employment.
President Obama on Thursday called on federal agencies to crack down on improper payments made by the government, signing into law a new measure he said would reduce waste and fraud by $50 billion by 2012.
Three administrators whose huge salaries sparked outrage in Bell, Calif., a small blue-collar suburb of Los Angeles, have agreed to resign, the City Council said Friday.
Former Agriculture Department official Shirley Sherrod said Thursday she wants to discuss racial issues with President Obama, who's "not someone who has experienced some of the things I've experienced in life."
President Obama offered a personal apology to Shirley Sherrod, the former Agriculture Department worker who was fired this week after comments she made in a two-minute video clip sparked a media frenzy and a national debate over race, political correctness and the modern media.
President Obama called on federal agencies to crack down on improper payments made by the government, signing into law a measure he said would reduce waste and fraud by $50 billion by 2012.
Senate Democrats on Thursday admitted defeat in their drive to pass an ambitious global-warming bill this year that caps greenhouse gases, abandoning a priority of President Obama's.
President Obama signed the legislation just hours after the House voted to restore benefits to people who have been out of work for six months or more, ending an interruption that cut off payments averaging about $300 a week to an estimated 2.5 million people.
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