The president was joined at the White House by the soldier’s parents, Bob and Joni Bergdahl.
President Barack Obama announced Carney’s departure in a surprise appearance in the White House press briefing room Friday.
“We want our kids participating in sports,” Obama said. “As parents, though, we want to keep them safe and that means we have to have better information.”
Long Island Congressman Peter King is considering running for president in 2016. King addressed his motivation and his would-be rivals in an interview.
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.”
Seeking to energize his sluggish second term, President Barack Obama vowed Tuesday night in his State of the Union address to sidestep Congress “whenever and wherever” necessary to narrow economic disparities between rich and poor.
First lady Michelle Obama ushered in the second half of a century, turning 50 years old.
The early colonial settlements along the Eastern seaboard, including Boston, Charleston, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, DC, are among the best places for an historic vacation in the US.
Iran struck a historic nuclear deal Sunday with the United States and five other world powers, in the most significant development between Washington and Tehran in more than three decades of estrangement between the two nations.
The calls made to police by Carey, 34, from her Stamford condo paint a disturbing picture of a new mother.
The president said his administration was doing “everything we can possibly do” to get the federally run websites up and running.
Thousands of furloughed federal workers returned to work across the country Thursday after 16 days off the job due to the partial government shutdown.
Speakers at Miriam Carey’s funeral Tuesday tried to give more insight into the person widely known as the young woman killed by police in Washington after she tried to ram her car through a White House barrier.
The wake for Miriam Carey will be held Monday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Grace Funeral Chapels. Her funeral will be Tuesday at 10 a.m.
Authorities said Miriam Carey, of Stamford Conn., set off a high-speed car chase that put the Capitol on lockdown Thursday and caused a fresh panic in a city where a gunman killed 12 people two weeks ago.