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 public ...

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 the ...

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 a ...

Obama to make first public appearance since leaving White House

/ Apr 22, 2017

Obama to make first public appearance since leaving White House

Having largely remained silent since Donald Trump succeeded him as U.S. president in January, Barack Obama will make his first public appearance on Monday in his adopted hometown of Chicago.The former president will participate in a discussion with students from Chicago schools on community ...