Victims of gun violence and advocacy groups in New York City want President Obama to add more federal funding for anti-gun violence initiatives.
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.
A recent poll shows more than half of Americans are not happy with the health care exchange rollout.
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.
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.
Some immediate fixes can address problems that are becoming evident as provisions of the new law take effect.
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.
Monday’s move had been expected since White House spokesman Jay Carney promised quick action last week to resolve a “disconnect” in the implementation of the law.
Johnson must be confirmed by the Senate before taking over the post most recently held by Janet Napolitano, who stepped down in August to become president of the University of California system.
Obama, in an interview with The Associated Press, said team names such as the Redskins offend “a sizable group of people.”
The demonstrators waving their red, white and green Iranian flags were joined by some high-profile politicians who said Hasan Rouhani’s recent talk of opening dialogue with the United States is merely a ruse.
At least one gunman opened fire inside a building at the Washington Navy Yard Monday morning and officials said at least 12 people were killed and several more wounded, including a law enforcement officer.
The reading of the names ceremony took a slight political turn Wednesday morning when a teenager who was reading the names of victims, mentioned her fallen uncle.
She swam nonstop for 53 grueling hours, but told her support team that at one point, swimming through the night almost broke her. Almost.
President Barack Obama is claiming his place in Martin Luther King’s 50-year-old dream, holding himself up as a symbol of the change King envisioned. But he also pointed to the nation’s lingering economic disparities as evidence that King’s hopes remain unfulfilled.