Republicans to back Obama's student loan plan House Republicans are willing to give President Barack Obama a rare win, the chairman of the Education and Workforce Committee said Thursday in outlining a deal that would let college students avoid a costly hike on their student loans. More
Obama to open middle-class jobs, opportunity tour Aiming to show he's still focused on creating jobs, President Barack Obama is beginning a series of quick trips around the country to resurrect ideas from his State of the Union address that became overshadowed by the intense debates over gun control, immigration and automatic spending cuts. More
GOP boycotts health care advisory board House and Senate Republican leaders told President Barack Obama Thursday that they will refuse to nominate candidates to serve on an advisory board that is to play a role in holding down Medicare costs under the new health care act. More
Original ricin suspect was held despite evidence pointing to another man After keeping Elvis impersonator James Kevin Curtis in jail for a week, interrogating him while he was chained to a chair and turning his house upside down, federal authorities had no confession or physical evidence tying him to the ricin-laced letters sent to President Obama and other public officials. More
Misty Boyce Song Premiere: 'The Life' She's Chosen is Worth ... - Huffington Post ... that included Barack Obama ... but Boyce already knew ... this summer, Boyce met members of Edwards' management team. ... But her early ... 11/17/2014 - 11:26 am | View Link
President Obama Speaks on Education and High School Redesign Your biggest fans in Congress, Donna Edwards and Steny Hoyer ... Now, that starts before high school. We've got to start at the youngest ages by making sure we've got high-quality preschool and other early learning programs for every young child in ... 04/7/2014 - 3:31 pm | View Link
Dirty tricks in Iowa involving former Obama 2008 staffer? The story starts with an arrest yesterday in Des Moines of Zach Edwards ... in early 2007 as an intern organizing North-West Las Vegas. In September 2007, Zach joined the Obama New Media department as co-director of the Nevada New Media team and then ... 01/20/2012 - 7:00 pm | View Link
Michelle Obama and the Evolution of a First Lady Michelle Obama was privately fuming, not only at the president’s team, but also at her husband. Enlarge Barack and Michelle Obama wait backstage at the Congressional Black Caucus Dinner in Washington D.C. in September 2009. Damon Winter/The New York Times 01/6/2012 - 1:04 pm | View Link
Michelle Obama and the Evolution of a First Lady She was sometimes harder on her husband’s team than he was ... things finally exploded. Early on Sept. 16, Robert Gibbs was scanning the news when a story stopped him short: according to a new French book, Michelle Obama had told Carla Bruni-Sarkozy ... 01/5/2012 - 7:00 pm | View Link
Obama team goes on the offense Just this week, Obama’s team blasted the GOP’s apparent frontrunner ... a lot in the end of January because we were very worried about John Edwards,” Dowd said. “And we knew that if we focused on John Kerry, Democratic primary voters would sort ... 07/7/2011 - 4:00 am | View Link
Topic Galleries News, Photos and Information about Chicago Tribune ... Faced with mounting pressure from students, faculty and alumni, University of Virginia President Teresa ... 11/24/2014 - 8:46 am | View Website
Barack Hussein Obama Barack Hussein Obama II (reportedly born in Honolulu, Hawaii on August 4, 1961) is the 44th President of the United States. Through heavy use of early ... 11/24/2014 - 7:20 am | View Website
Barack Obama Barack Hussein Obama II (US i / b ə ˈ r ɑː k h uː ˈ s eɪ n ɵ ˈ b ɑː m ə /, UK / ˈ b æ r ə k h uː ˈ s eɪ n ɵ ˈ b ɑː m ə /; born August 4, 1961 ... 11/23/2014 - 9:04 pm | View Website
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This Thanksgiving season, the Yale Project on Climate Change Communication once again wants you to tweet out some gratitude via the hashtag #ClimateThanks. In 2013, this effort to thank the many heroes — sung and unsung — who are fighting to preserve a livable climate for billions of people, was wildly successful: Last Thanksgiving 2,500 people and organizations thanked each other through #ClimateThanks.
A Missouri grand jury has been hearing evidence for months as it weighs whether to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the Aug. 9 fatal shooting of Michael Brown, which was followed by sometimes violent protests. Some answers to common questions about the grand jury:
___ Q: What is the grand jury deciding?
A: The grand jury is considering whether there is enough evidence to charge Wilson with a crime and, if so, what that charge should be.
Q: How is the grand jury different from other juries?
A: The grand jury will determine only whether probable cause exists to indict Wilson, not whether he is guilty.
The Nevada Supreme Court could decide as early as Monday whether a judge in Reno or one in Las Vegas should hear a bid by state taxi regulators and limousine firms to block ride-sharing company Uber Technologies from operating in the state.
The high court received written arguments from both sides last week on an expedited schedule that would allow the justices to rule before a court hearing set Tuesday in Reno.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has been personally engaged in the nuclear talks along with Secretary of State John Kerry and their counterparts from five other nations.
Iran and the six nations trying to come to terms over Iran's nuclear program and easing of economic sanctions on the Islamic state have agreed to extend the talks that have been going on since last November for another seven months, until the end of June 2015.