President Barack Obama

U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York Loretta Lynch testifies during a confirmation hearing before Senate Judiciary Committee January 28, 2015 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Senate Opens Hearings For Obama’s Attorney General Nominee Loretta Lynch

The nation’s top law enforcement job is on the line today as the Republican-dominated Senate Judiciary Committee opens two days of hearings on President Barack Obama’s attorney general nominee, Loretta Lynch.

01/28/2015

U.S. President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union speech before members of Congress in the House chamber of the U.S. Capitol January 20, 2015 in Washington, DC. Obama was expected to lay out a broad agenda to including attempts to address income inequality and making it easier for Americans to afford college education and child care.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Obama: Time To ‘Turn The Page’ On Economic Woes, Lengthy Wars Of Past

In his State of the Union address Tuesday, President Barack Obama urged Americans Tuesday night to “turn the page” on years of economic troubles, terrorism and lengthy wars 15 years into the 21st century.

01/20/2015

President Barack Obama delivers the State of the Union Address on Tuesday, Jan. 20. (Credit: CBS News)

Full Text: President Barack Obama’s 2015 State Of The Union Address

For the first time, the White House on Tuesday made the full text of President Barack Obama’s State of the Union Address available online. The full text can be found here.

01/20/2015

Sen. Robert Menendez (credit: Getty Images)

Sen. Menendez Calls For Sanctions In Iran Despite Obama’s Call To ‘Hold Your Fire’

U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) said Friday that he wants to see new sanctions Iran if no agreement is reached on nuclear negotiations, despite concerns from President Barack Obama that such sanctions could jeopardize a deal.

01/16/2015

A member of the U.S. Secret Service patrols outside the North Portico of the White House September 29, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Senate Approves Terrorism Insurance Bill, Sends To Obama

The Senate Thursday approved legislation to renew a federal program that is credited with reviving the market for insurance against terrorist attacks after its collapse in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks.

01/08/2015

Seth Rogan, James Franco, The Interview Premiere,

PR Specialist: Sony Cyberattack Threat To All Of Hollywood

Hollywood is on high alert as the Sony cyberattack by North Korea continues to reverberate worldwide.

12/22/2014

President Obama discusses U.S. and Cuba policy shift (CBS 2)

Obama: Time To Boost Travel, Commerce With Cuba

President Barack Obama says the U.S. will end its outdated approach to Cuba that has failed to advance U.S. interests.

12/17/2014

Hackers have now used a 9/11-style threat in an effort to punish Sony for the movie 'The Interview.' (Credit: CBS2)

Sony Calls Off Release Of ‘The Interview’ After Threat; Has No Other Plans For Film

The hacker group calling themselves Guardians of Peace threatened moviegoers Tuesday and theaters showing the movie with violence reminiscent of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

12/17/2014

In this handout image provided by The White House, U.S. President Barack Obama talks with President Raúl Castro of Cuba from the Oval Office, on December 16, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

Cuban-American Lawmakers In New Jersey Oppose Renewing Relations

High-ranking Cuban-American lawmakers in New Jersey are speaking out against U.S. plans to normalize full diplomatic relations with Cuba.

12/17/2014

President Barack Obama addresses troops at New Jersey's Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst on Dec. 15, 2014. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Obama Thanks Troops In New Jersey Ahead Of Holidays

Obama observed the end of combat operations in Afghanistan by visiting U.S. troops at New Jersey’s Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst. The base has been a launching point for deployments to Afghanistan.

12/15/2014

New York Education Commissioner John King speaks on May 28, 2014. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

N.Y. State Education Commissioner John King Jr. To Step Down, Head To Washington

John King Jr. will step down at the end of the year as the New York state education commissioner, for a post in the Obama administration.

12/10/2014

President Obama speaks day after midterm elections (Credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

New York, Chicago, Honolulu Launch Fight For Obama Presidential Library

New York, Chicago and Honolulu have each launched efforts to outdo one another as the competition to host President Barack Obaam’s future presidential library comes to a close.

12/05/2014

Concert benefiting World AIDS Day In Times Square (Credit: Carol D'Auria/1010 WINS)

Springsteen, Coldplay’s Martin Fill In With U2 At World AIDS Day Concert

Bruce Springsteen and Coldplay’s Chris Martin were to act as Bono at a concert Monday night in New York City.

12/01/2014

FILE -- Mayor Bill de Blasio (credit: Getty Images)

De Blasio At White House: Ferguson Crisis Is Reflection Of ‘Centuries Of Racism’

Spurred by the Ferguson shooting and anti-police protests in New York and around the country, President Barack Obama on Monday announced new initiatives to bridge police mistrust.

12/01/2014

John Boehner Delivers A Statement On Obama Immigration Action At US Capitol

House Speaker John Boehner: ‘We Will Not Stand Idle’ On Immigration

House Speaker John Boehner says President Barack Obama is “damaging the presidency itself” with his unilateral action on immigration and says the House will not stand idle and let it happen.

11/21/2014

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