Cuba’s blue, red and white-starred flag was hoisted Monday at the country’s embassy in Washington in a symbolic move signaling the start of a new post-Cold War era in U.S.-Cuba relations.
David Levinson, whose father, Bob, is among those Americans believed to be held, sees the easing of tensions with Iran as an opportunity.
President Barack Obama said a landmark nuclear deal with Iran “is not built on trust, it is built on verification.”
The U.S. Embassy in Cuba was shuttered in 1961.
President Barack Obama paid tribute to the pastor and eight parishioners of the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church.
The Supreme Court has upheld the nationwide tax subsidies under President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul, in a ruling that preserves health insurance for millions of Americans.
A late rally ensured the petition will cross the desk of Barack Obama — and Berra’s backers hope that one day soon, the president will bestow the honor on the quotable Hall of Famer.
Vice President Joe Biden has announced that his son, Beau, has died of brain cancer.
Memorial Day ceremonies and parades are being held across the Tri-State area and the nation Monday to honor America’s fallen heroes.
Obama participated in a roundtable discussion and delivered a speech at Lehman College in the Bronx to announce the expansion of his My Brother’s Keeper initiative.
Obama says nearly all Republicans agree that Loretta Lynch is qualified to be the nation’s top law officer.
Obama’s move to remove Cuba from the terror list has been met with some opposition over the fugitives.
Gov. Chris Christie has traveled to Morris County to sell his budget plans for the upcoming year.
A letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell signed by all Senate Democrats says Lynch’s nomination has been pending longer than any nominee for attorney general in the past three decades.
The House on Tuesday voted 257-167 for the measure that Obama is expected to sign. Without action, funding for the department would have expired Friday at midnight.