Politics

  1. White House to Democrats: We’ll seek extension to Iran nuclear talks
    Olivier Knox

    White House to Democrats: We’ll seek extension to Iran nuclear talks

  2. How Obama’s immigration overhaul will divide voters in 2016
    Andrew Romano

    How Obama’s immigration overhaul will divide voters in 2016

  3. Senate to vote on two controversial Obama ‘ambassadonors’ Dec. 1
    Olivier Knox

    Senate to vote on two controversial Obama ‘ambassadonors’ Dec. 1

  4. Republicans could struggle to roll back immigration changes
    Meredith Shiner

    Republicans could struggle to roll back immigration changes

  5. Top Obama aide won’t rule out unilateral easing of Cuba policy
    Olivier Knox

    Top Obama aide won’t rule out unilateral easing of Cuba policy

  6. The CIA wants to destroy thousands of internal emails covering spy operations and other activities
    Michael Isikoff

    The CIA wants to destroy thousands of internal emails covering spy operations and other activities

  7. Uber, Gruber and underlying truth
    Matt Bai

    Uber, Gruber and underlying truth

  8. Obama to transform immigration policy, spare 5 million from deportation
    Olivier Knox

    Obama to transform immigration policy, spare 5 million from deportation

  9. Republican governors angered by media’s focus on Obama’s immigration action
    Jon Ward

    Republican governors angered by media’s focus on Obama’s immigration action

  10. Mary Landrieu against the GOP wave
    Meredith Shiner

    Mary Landrieu against the GOP wave

  • Obama to Republican critics on immigration: 'Pass a bill'

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama shrugged off criticism of his executive action on immigration with a challenge to House of Representatives Republicans: if you don't like it, do something. Obama was asked in an interview broadcast on Sunday about House Speaker John Boehner's…

    Reuters
  • Obama says Clinton likely to have different positions from him in 2016 race

    By Steve Holland HENDERSON, Nev. (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said in an interview broadcast on Sunday that he expects Democrat Hillary Clinton to stake out positions that may be different from his if she runs for president in 2016.Clinton, who lost to Obama in the 2008 Democratic…

    Reuters
  • Obama widens post-2014 combat role for U.S. forces in Afghanistan

    By Steve Holland and Mirwais Harooni WASHINGTON/KABUL (Reuters) - President Barack Obama has approved plans to give U.S. military commanders a wider role to fight the Taliban alongside Afghan forces after the current mission ends next month, a senior administration official said. The decision made…

    Reuters
  • U.S. troops to remain in Baltics, Poland next year

    VILNIUS (Reuters) - The United States will keep troops in Poland and the Baltic states for at least the next year as tensions with Russia remain, the commander of U.S. land forces in Europe said on Sunday. Several hundred U.S. troops were deployed in Poland and the three Baltic states of Lithuania,…

    Reuters
  • President Obama: American People Want 'New Car Smell' in 2016 Campaign

    President Obama, acknowledging he's taken some political "dings" during his time in the White House, said in an exclusive interview with ABC News that the American people will want that "new car smell" when it comes to the 2016 presidential campaign, suggesting he may not have a prominent role on…

    ABC News
  • President Obama: 'Significant' Gaps Remain in Talks Over Iran Nuke Program

    President Barack Obama said just days before the deadline for negotiations over Iran's nuclear program that the gaps in the talks remain "significant" and that it was too soon to tell whether the parties could reach an agreement by Monday."The good news is that the interim deal that we entered into…

    ABC News
  • Obama to award Presidential Medal of Freedom

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is presenting the nation's highest civilian honor to 19 artists, activists, public servants and others.

    Associated Press29 mins ago
  • GOP hopefuls avoid specifics in response to Obama

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The rhetoric is barbed, but Republican presidential hopefuls generally fell in line behind the voices of restraint in the wake of President Barack Obama's order blocking deportation for millions of immigrants in the country unlawfully.

    Associated Press45 mins ago
  • Today in History

    Today is Monday, Nov. 24, the 328th day of 2014. There are 37 days left in the year.

    Associated Press
  • Veteran journalist, educator Michael Shanahan dies

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Michael Shanahan, a veteran Washington political reporter for The Associated Press and Newhouse Newspapers who used that experience to teach new generations of students at George Washington University about the business he loved, died Saturday.

    Associated Press
  • Conservative group fumbles disclosure in new tax document

    Koch-linked nonprofit American Commitment to amend tax documents after questions from the Center for Public Integrity.

    Center for Public Integrity
  • U.S. companies supply eavesdropping gear to Central Asian autocrats

    Surveillance gear generally falls outside U.S. export controls.

    Center for Public Integrity
  • Reporter's toolkit: Investigating sexual assault on your campus

    How to investigate the ways your school deals with sexual assault allegations.

    Center for Public Integrity
  • Tech, medical sectors mixed on Obama's immigration changes

    Nestled in President Barack Obama's plan to overhaul aspects of the US immigration system are tweaks to rules for high-skilled workers long frustrated with hurdles to getting work or residency approval. "I'll make it easier and faster for high-skilled immigrants, graduates and entrepreneurs to…

    AFP
  • US police shoot dead boy, 12, holding toy gun

    Police in the US city of Cleveland shot and killed a 12-year-old African American boy waving around what turned out to be a toy gun at a playground, officials and reports said Sunday. The shooting in Ohio comes amid high racial tensions in the United States, with a grand jury set to announce…

    AFP
  • Protesters demand indictment of policeman in Ferguson shooting

    More than 100 protesters marched through St Louis, stepping up pressure on a grand jury to indict a white police officer for shooting dead an unarmed black teenager. Michael Brown, an 18-year-old high school graduate planning to go to technical college, was shot at least six times by Darren Wilson…

    AFP
  • UK police chief claims '4 or 5' terror plots foiled

    London (AFP) - British police have foiled four or five suspected terror plots this year, the country's most senior police officer said ahead of a week-long campaign to enlist the public's help in countering the threat.

    AFP