Kennedys giving Obama Profile in Courage Award

/ May 8, 2017

Kennedys giving Obama Profile in Courage Award

Former President Barack Obama returns to the spotlight Sunday to accept an award for political courage from the John F. Kennedy family, days after House Republicans won passage of a bill dismantling much of Obama’s signature health insurance law. The Democrat has made few ...

/ May 8, 2017

Trump lauds Macron's 'big win' in France's election

President Donald Trump is offering praise and congratulations to centrist Emmanuel Macron, who was elected as France’s youngest president ever. Trump described Macron’s victory over far-right opponent Marine Le Pen in the French presidential runoff as a “big win.” In a tweet Sunday, Trump ...

Obama unveils Chicago presidential library-youth center plans

/ May 4, 2017

Obama unveils Chicago presidential library-youth center plans

Former President Barack Obama unveiled plans for his future presidential center Wednesday, painting a picture of a buzzing hub for youth and community programs on the South Side of Chicago where he raised his family and launched his political career. Obama fielded questions from ...

May 3, 2017

NSA collected Americans' phone records despite change in law

The National Security Agency collected more than 151 million records of Americans’ phone calls last year, even after Congress limited its ability to collect bulk phone records, according to an annual report issued on Tuesday by the top U.S. intelligence officer. The report from ...

Trump looks to undo Obama-designated national monuments

/ Apr 27, 2017

Trump looks to undo Obama-designated national monuments

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday directing his interior secretary to review the designation of dozens of national monuments on federal lands, as he singled out “a massive federal land grab” by the Obama administration. It was yet another executive action from ...