Aug 25, 2015

Obama caught between Clinton, Biden ambitions

President Barack Obama is the man in the middle, caught between the White House aspirations of two of his closest advisers: Vice President Joe Biden and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. For months, White House officials expected Clinton to be the Democratic ...

More Democrats urge Biden to consider presidential run

Aug 24, 2015

More Democrats urge Biden to consider presidential run

More prominent Democrats on Sunday cracked open the door for Vice President Joe Biden to enter the race for the Democratic presidential nomination as party front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton battled questions over her use of a private email server. California Gov. Jerry Brown told ...

Rochester bags $600 million hub for photonics R&D

Jul 28, 2015

Rochester bags $600 million hub for photonics R&D

Rochester, whose fortunes have risen and fallen with the demand for futuristic technologies from former powerhouses like Xerox and Kodak, is looking for its next big breakthrough in the field of integrated photonics, a light science with the potential to transform communications, medicine and ...

Biden attends services at Charleston church 'to draw strength'

Jun 29, 2015

Biden attends services at Charleston church 'to draw strength'

Vice President Joe Biden worshipped and spoke at the Sunday service of the historic African-American church where nine people were gunned down during Bible study earlier this month. The vice president’s surprise appearance came on the second Sunday the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church ...

Biden announces son Beau's death from brain cancer

May 31, 2015

Biden announces son Beau's death from brain cancer

Vice President Joe Biden announced Saturday that his son, Beau, has died of brain cancer. Beau Biden was 46. “It is with broken hearts that Hallie, Hunter, Ashley, Jill and I announce the passing of our husband, brother and son, Beau, after he battled ...