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U.S. Supreme Exempts Businesses From Contraception Mandate

A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Obama’s health care overhaul, the first time the high court has declared that businesses can hold religious views under federal law.

07/02/2014

President Obama stand with the parents of freed U.S. soldier, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl (Credit: CBS 2)

President Obama Welcomes Release Of Captured U.S. Soldier

The president was joined at the White House by the soldier’s parents, Bob and Joni Bergdahl.

05/31/2014

Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki testifies before the House Veterans' Affairs Committee on a possible freeze in benefits due to government shutdown, Oct. 9, 2013. (credit: CBS News)

Pressure Grows For Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki To Resign

Republicans lined up on Capitol Hill Thursday, hoping to push out Shinseki.

05/29/2014

SAN ANTONIO, TX - MAY 19: (2nd L) Team owner Donald Sterling of the Los Angeles Clippers watches the San Antonio Spurs play against the Memphis Grizzlies during Game One of the Western Conference Finals of the 2013 NBA Playoffs at AT&T Center on May 19, 2013 in San Antonio, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

NBA Looks Into Alleged Tape Of Clippers Owner Ranting About Minorities

Anger, frustration and calls for action echoed around the NBA on Saturday after an audio recording surfaced of a man identified as Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling telling his girlfriend not to bring black people to games.

04/27/2014

Buildings are viewed from South Street Seaport, an area of lower Manhattan that was severely flooded during Hurricane Sandy on March 31, 2014 (Credit: Spencer Platt
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White House Taking New UN Report As Call For Action On Global Warming

According to the head of the UN panel, the world needs to cut pollution from heat-trapping gases, or the already-noticeable harms from global warming could spiral “out of control.”

03/31/2014

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Three Secret Service Agents Sent Home From Amsterdam For Disciplinary Reasons

The U.S. Secret Service says three agents were sent home from Amsterdam for disciplinary reasons on Sunday.

03/25/2014

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The No Child Left Behind Act

Reinvigorated by President Obama in 2010, No Child Left Behind represents an auspicious goal requiring a long trajectory, ultimately leading to a stronger, more competitive and better educated America. As promising as this all sounds, for most parents the seminal question is simply, “What does this mean for my child?”

03/05/2014

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Obama Expected To Visit Connecticut Next Week In Push For Raising Minimum Wage

A post on Gov. Dannel Malloy’s Twitter account said President Barack Obama will be in the state next Wednesday for a “Raise the Wage” event.

02/27/2014

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Advocacy Groups Call On Obama To Boost Funding For Anti-Gun Violence Initiatives

Victims of gun violence and advocacy groups in New York City want President Obama to add more federal funding for anti-gun violence initiatives.

02/22/2014

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Report: Calorie Counts Coming To Millions Of Vending Machines Nationwide

Office workers in search of snacks will be counting calories along with their change under new labeling regulations for vending machines included in President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul law.

12/28/2013

President Barack Obama speaks at the White House on Nov. 14, 2013. (credit: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

CBS News/New York Times Poll: 50 Percent Disapprove Of Obamacare

A recent poll shows more than half of Americans are not happy with the health care exchange rollout.

12/10/2013

President Barack Obama, British Prime Minister David Cameron pose for a picture with Denmark's Prime Minister Helle Thorning Schmidt next to US First Lady Michelle Obama during the memorial service of in Johannesburg (Credit: Roberto Schmidt/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama Takes ‘Selfie’ During Nelson Mandela’s Memorial Service

President Obama, British Prime Minister David Cameron and Denmark’s Prime Minister Helle Thorning Schmidt were snapped posing for a selfie during Mandela’s memorial.

12/10/2013

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Poll: 41 Percent Of Uninsured Young Adults Uncertain About Enrolling In Obamacare

A Harvard University poll showed that less than one-third of people aged 18-29 without health insurance said they are likely to enroll in the exchange.

12/09/2013

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Three Glaring Changes Needed To Fix Obamacare

Some immediate fixes can address problems that are becoming evident as provisions of the new law take effect.

11/18/2013

US President Barack Obama (L), surrounded by US Secret Service agents, walks to greet guests upon arrival on Air Force One at Tampa International Airport in Tampa, Florida, on April 13, 2012. (Photo credit SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Secret Service Officers Under Investigation For Alleged Misconduct

The allegations do not appear to involve a direct breach of Obama’s security, but rather sexually-related misconduct, recalling previous scandals that have cast a spotlight on the service and its traditionally male-dominated culture.

11/13/2013

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