World News | Peter Baker, The New York Times | Wednesday September 2, 2015
As secretary of state, Hillary Rodham Clinton had access to the latest information and analysis from the nation's premier intelligence agencies, from a corps of seasoned diplomats reporting back from every corner of the world, from a range of foreign policy experts in and out of government. And from Sidney Blumenthal.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday August 31, 2015
Barack Obama arrives in Alaska on Monday for a trip aimed at highlighting the pace of climate change. But not everyone in this oil-rich state is welcoming the US president with open arms.
World News | Kirk Johnson, The New York Times | Saturday August 29, 2015
Gov. Bill Walker ticks down the things he wants President Barack Obama to see in visiting this vast northern state starting Monday, and glorious glacial vistas are not at the top of the list.
World News | Michael D. Shear and Gardiner Harris, The New York Times | Monday August 17, 2015
The dinner in the private upstairs dining room of the White House went so late that Reid Hoffman, the LinkedIn billionaire, finally suggested around midnight that President Barack Obama might like to go to bed.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday August 5, 2015
The city of Los Angeles on Tuesday endorsed a bill setting out rules for weapons owners on how to store their arms, a potential bellwether towards tackling the hugely controversial issue of gun control in the US.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday July 19, 2015
Reddit became one of the most visited websites in the world on the backs of users devoted to the online bulletin board where people could post just about anything.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday July 16, 2015
US President Barack Obama weighed in Wednesday on the Bill Cosby sex assault scandal, saying that drugging and having sex with someone without consent - a scenario that parallels allegations made against the comedian - amounts to rape.
Diaspora | Press Trust of India | Friday July 10, 2015
Indian-American South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley has signed into law the bill to remove Confederate flag -- considered a symbol of nation's racist past from the State Capitol.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday July 1, 2015
Hillary Clinton struggled to fit into the government of President Barack Obama after being appointed Secretary of State in 2009, according to emails released by the State Department on Tuesday.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday July 1, 2015
A longtime friend of Hillary Clinton gave her detailed advice on issues ranging from British politics to Afghanistan and Iran while she was secretary of state even though he was not employed by the US government, according to emails released on Tuesday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday June 25, 2015
After weeks of political wrangling President Barack Obama scored a key victory Wednesday with Congress passing legislation that allows him to swiftly negotiate a Pacific trade accord.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday June 19, 2015
The US Senate on Thursday passed a $612-billion defense policy bill, over White House objections, that allows lethal weapons for Ukraine, and virtually prevents President Barack Obama from closing the war-on-terror prison at Guantanamo.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday June 18, 2015
The US will put the image of a woman on an American banknote for the first time in over a century, breaking the lock that white male political heroes have on the greenback.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday June 13, 2015
Hillary Clinton announced today she was running for president for all Americans, unveiling a progressive platform promising to promote equal opportunity and fight for a beleaguered middle class.
World News | Reuters | Friday June 12, 2015
The US House of Representatives rejected an amendment to a defence bill on Thursday that would have forced lawmakers to vote on a formal authorization for the use of military force against Islamic State.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday June 3, 2015
Former US President George W Bush is now more popular than his successor Barack Obama, according to a CNN/ORC poll released today.
Reuters | Wednesday June 3, 2015
Reversing security policy in place since shortly after the 9/11 attacks, the bill ends a system exposed by former NSA contractor Snowden.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday May 20, 2015
US President Barack Obama broke a Guinness record by becoming the fastest person to garner one million followers on Twitter, a feat he accomplished in less than five hours with his new account @POTUS, Efe news agency reported.
World News | Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Tuesday May 19, 2015
Within hours of President Barack Obama debuting on Twitter, he'd racked up tens of thousands of followers -and a cheeky exchange with a former inhabitant of the white House, Bill Clinton.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday May 15, 2015
The US Congress overwhelmingly passed legislation Thursday assuring lawmakers have the right to review, and perhaps reject, any nuclear deal that President Barack Obama reaches with Iran.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday May 8, 2015
Hillary Clinton's actions while America's top diplomat were not influenced by foreign donations or her husband Bill Clinton's paid speeches, the US State Department said on Thursday, which said it has no plan to investigate the matter.
World News | Reuters | Friday May 8, 2015
The US Senate voted overwhelmingly on Thursday to pass a bill giving Congress the right to review, and potentially reject, an international nuclear agreement with Iran.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday April 29, 2015
The US Senate rejected an effort on Tuesday to require any nuclear agreement with Iran to be considered an international treaty, which would have forced any deal to be ratified by two-thirds of the Senate's 100 members.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday April 23, 2015
Hillary Clinton and Marco Rubio are early frontrunners to become the next president of the United States, according to a well-regarded poll released Thursday.