REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT ON SHOOTING AT FORT HOOD Chicago Cut Steakhouse Chicago, Illinois 6:46 P.M. CDT THE PRESIDENT: Hello, everybody. I just...

HaaretzUkraine has reported that Russian forces have taken control of Crimea’s airports and had flown 2,000 troops into the region; Russia said...

Los Angeles TimesWASHINGTON — President Obama issued a blunt warning to Moscow on Friday that “there will be costs” if Russia sends...

Obama warns Russia over military moves in CrimeaLas Vegas SunLas Vegas Sun. February 28, 2014. Currently: 55 Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketDiggTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

ReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama warned Russia on Friday that military intervention in Ukraine would lead to “costs,”...

BBC NewsIsraeli forces are using excessive and reckless force in the occupied West Bank, Amnesty International says. More than 40 Palestinians were...

Boston GlobeBAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan — Depicting a grim future for Afghanistan without US help, the top US military officer said Wednesday...

Los Angeles TimesWASHINGTON — Signaling his frustration with events in Afghanistan, President Obama ordered the Pentagon on Tuesday to step up...

BBC NewsPresident Barack Obama has warned his Afghan counterpart Hamid Karzai that the US may pull all of its troops out of his country by the year’s...

CNNWashington (CNN) — We’re not bluffing, the Obama administration told Afghanistan on Tuesday in announcing it has started planning for...

Michelle Obama visits Miami to promote fitnessMiamiHerald.comMIAMI — First lady Michelle Obama is celebrating the fourth anniversary of her “Let’s Move!” youth health initiative by hitting the road. Her next move: head to Miami. Obama plans to visit local parks and recreation centers Tuesday afternoon to talk … and more …read...

Daily MailJustin Bieber has inspired more ill will among Americans than the radical group Muslim Brotherhood – at least according to the popularity...

Voice of AmericaU.S. President Barack Obama hosts exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Friday at the White House, prompting China to issue...

Financial TimesChina called on US President Barack Obama to immediately cancel a planned meeting with the Dalai Lama, the spiritual leader of Tibet,...

USA TODAYOne thing you can say about first lady Michelle Obama: When it comes to promoting her causes, she’s more than game. She’s even...

ReutersBEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – China urged the United States on Friday to scrap plans for President Barack Obama to meet exiled Tibetan...

SportingNews.comWith Michael Sam announcing himself as gay ahead of the 2014 NFL Draft, sports marketers are weighing in on whether brands might align...

NFL.com“I really like the fact that Michael did it before the draft, because his attitude was, ‘You know what? I know who I am. I know I...

CBSSports.comOther than several anonymous NFL types suggesting that the league isn’t ready for an openly gay player, and that Sam may have hurt...

BBC NewsPresident Barack Obama has warned Uganda’s President Yoweri Musuveni that enacting an anti-gay law will complicate relations with the...

BBC NewsThe UN mediator Lakhdar Brahimi has apologised to the Syrian people after peace talks in Geneva ended without making progress. He had held final...

Los Angeles TimesObama administration officials met with a nationwide task force of state and local leaders in Los Angeles Thursday to hear what the...

CVS Caremark has posted this note on its website from Larry Merlo, CVS Caremark President and CEO: CVS/pharmacy will stop selling cigarettes and all...

Fox NewsThe U.S. government is keeping tens of millions of dollars flowing to Afghanistan despite a pair of private audits that found Afghan ministries...

Wall Street JournalPresident Barack Obama said he is directing the Treasury Department to create a new type of retirement savings account for millions...

Washington PostTEHRAN, Iran — An Iranian official says a group of U.N. inspectors are on the way to visit a key uranium mine as part of a deal to allow expanded monitoring of the country’s nuclear sites. Nuclear spokesman Behrouz Kamalvandi told the official IRNA news …Obama vows to veto Congressional action on new Iran sanctionsHaaretzI will veto...

Town HallBy now we’re all well aware President Obama will focus heavily on “income inequality” in America tonight during his State...

Washington PostWASHINGTON — Two survivors of the Boston Marathon bombing and an openly gay NBA player are among the guests who will sit with first...

Los Angeles TimesThough the Vatican hasn’t made an official announcement, news that Pope Francis may visit Philadelphia in 2015 has generated...

President Obama announced the following individuals will serve in key White House posts: · David Simas, Assistant to the President and Director of the Office of Political Strategy and Outreach · Broderick Johnson, Assistant to the President and Cabinet Secretary · Amy Brundage, Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy Communications Director ·...

CNN(CNN) — Tracey Madigan was looking forward to watching hockey games at the Olympics with her three kids this year. Now, she’s scrambling...

New York TimesThe president announced the end of the telephone metadata program, the way it exists now, after the disclosure of the practice by the...

Washington PostHeadline goes here. President Obama announced a series of changes to U.S. surveillance policies on Friday, but his announcements mark...

USA TODAYWASHINGTON — In announcing his long-awaited plans to overhaul government surveillance policies, President Obama on Friday sought to occupy...

Fox NewsTrying to strike a balance between the government’s surveillance policies and the public’s civil liberties, President Obama announced...

Chicago TribunePresident Barack Obama banned U.S. eavesdropping on the leaders of close friends and allies on Friday and began reining in the vast collection...

Aviation WeekTop NASA officials took advantage of the recent gathering of space agency chiefs in Washington to look for ways to broaden cooperation...

USA TODAYPresident Obama laid out his legislative agenda for Senate Democrats at a White House meeting on Wednesday, but also asked them not to do something....

USA TODAYWASHINGTON — President Barack Obama welcomed the Miami Heat back to the White House on Tuesday, this time to honor the team for its 2012-13...

USA TODAYWASHINGTON — President Obama said Sunday that the clock starts ticking Jan. 20 on a six-month nuclear deal with Iran, calling it the...

USA TODAYWorld leaders offered condolences in reaction to Ariel Sharon’s death Saturday. President Barack Obama released a statement saying, “Michelle...

MSNBCNearly three years after Robert Gates stepped down as Obama’s defense secretary, he’s out with a new book that looks harshly at Washington,...

CNN(CNN) — Pope Francis doesn’t want a commonly quoted Bible verse chanted as empty words on Christmas Day — the one about peace on...

ReutersJUBA (Reuters) – South Sudan said it had sent more soldiers to retake the flashpoint town of Bor from rebels and kept control of oilfields...

Voice of AmericaThe U.S. military says unidentified gunmen have opened fire on U.S. aircraft flying in to a rebel-held area of South Sudan to evacuate American citizens. Four U.S. service personnel were reported wounded. The incident took place Saturday as U.S. forces …US planes attacked as South Sudan crisis worsensSydney Morning HeraldObama warns South Sudan...

CBS NewsWASHINGTON Former Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano will lead the U.S. delegation to the opening ceremonies of the Winter Olympics...

PC MagazinePresident Obama today announced that former Microsoft executive Kurt DelBene will serve as a senior advisor on HealthCare.gov. As part of the “One Microsoft” effort, outgoing Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announced in July that DelBene would retire as …White House taps new chief for health care websiteUSA TODAYZients to transition to WH in...

Los Angeles TimesIt’s nearly 2014 and here’s where we are in the gender wars: A woman prime minister talking to a male president is presumed to be flirting, and he is presumed to be flirting back. His Ivy-League-educated wife, sitting with them, is presumed to be preparing to …Cameron jokes about Mandela ‘selfie’ with a KinnockBBC NewsBarack...

Telegraph.co.ukThere seems to be no corner of the Western world left untouched by the creep of the “selfie”. This one raised some eyebrows yesterday. Denmark’s Prime Minister Helle Thorning Schmidt snapped herself with Barack Obama and David Cameron during …Cameron’s Self-Taken Photograph With Obama Criticized by PapersBusinessweekObama...

USA TODAYWith a quick handshake, President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro whipped up a frenzy Tuesday that led many to wonder whether...

USA TODAYTens of thousands of world leaders, family members, friends and mourners crowded into FNB Stadium in Johannesburg in the cold rain Tuesday to pay tribute to South Africa’s anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela. Here are some quotes from the memorial …Rowdy crowd makes statement at Mandela memorialThe Globe and MailHamill: The world flocks to thank...

Fox NewsPresident Obama implored the thousands of people gathered in a stadium and millions watching around the world on Tuesday to continue Nelson...

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