The White House said in a news release today that further details will be released later.
By renaming the peak Denali, President Barack Obama waded into a sensitive and decades-old conflict between residents of Alaska and Ohio.
Members of Congress aren’t likely to budge from their entrenched positions even at the urging of a world spiritual leader.
The transition is unfolding as the GOP is debating immigration policy.
As Vladimir Putin beefs up Russian presence there, the U.S. has few military assets in the far north.
The panel’s ruling also reversed a ban on the NSA’s collection that had been imposed by a district court judge in December 2013.
“Uncoupling” the United States from China, as tycoon Donald Trump proposes, would mean undoing the largest trade relationship in the world.
The former president saluted the post-storm resilience of New Orleans as he and his wife revisited the city’s first public school to reopen.
The president explicitly linked New Orleans’s recovery from Hurricane Katrina to the nation’s recovery from the 2008 recession.
This is the seventh time in a decade that walruses have been driven out of the Chukchi Sea by warming waters.
Meanwhile, party front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton battled questions over her use of a private email server.
One study by the American Action Forum estimated mass deportation to cost from $400 billion to $600 billion over a decade.
With the Senate minority leader’s backing, President Barack Obama now only has to secure seven more votes from lawmakers to sustain a veto.
For months, the State Department has stood behind its former boss, Hillary Rodham Clinton.
The Alabama turnout for Trump was all the more impressive given that it materialized on just two days’ notice.
Man-made climate change is worsening California’s drought and likely to make an ever-drier future.
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Poll finds Joe Biden faring as well or better than former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton in Pennsylvania, Ohio and Florida.
The Wisconsin governor also took a swipe at Republican rivals in Congress for their inability to repeal the law.
New Jersey Sen. Robert Menendez is a prominent Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.
The Obama administration has lifted curbs on Shell Oil’s Arctic Ocean drilling.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker embraced some of the plan Monday, but other contenders dismissed elements as unworkable.
BGR, a Washington, D.C., lobbying firm, has ties to seven presidential candidates — and a very public voice.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump wants more than a wall to keep out immigrants living in the country illegally.
Hillary Rodham Clinton said “the endless flow of secret, unaccountable money” must be stopped, before an anonymous $1 million donation.
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The island’s residents seem to be speaking more freely after the re-opening of a U.S. embassy there.
The telecom giant has been considered “highly collaborative” in the spy agency’s documents.
In a sharply divided 4-3 ruling, the court declared that the death penalty violates the state’s constitution.
Obamacare has reduced the number of Americans without health insurance to below 10 percent.
Social Security’s disability fund is projected to be depleted next year, while the retirement fund can pay full benefits only until 2035.
Her attorney also has agreed to give agents a thumb drive containing copies of thousands of emails that she had previously turned over.
His statement was a prelude to a potential general election matchup in 2016.
Hillary Rodham Clinton on Monday offered a plan to refinance student loans and make more grants so higher education is more affordable.
Critics say he went too far with caustic comments about Fox anchor Megyn Kelly during and after a Republican debate Thursday.
Mr. Trump was disinvited Saturday to an influential gathering of conservatives in Atlanta.
The letter, from some of the most knowledgeable experts on nuclear weapons and arms control, arrives as Mr. Obama is lobbying for the pact.
The email account has become a significant early chapter in the 2016 presidential race.
The forceful response was the latest example of the President Barack Obama’s take-no-prisoners approach to ensuring the survival of a pact.
Earlier Thursday, seven Republican candidates whose numbers were lower than the top 10 in the polls debated 90 minutes on the same stage.
Members of the Obama administration met with business school deans and corporate leaders to talk about opportunities for women in business.
The IRS appears no better able to handle the growing crush of political nonprofits raising many millions this election season.
The case is being watched in legal circles after a 2013 Supreme Court decision that blocked the voting act’s most potent enforcement tool.
Fox News on Tuesday decided which 10 GOP contenders will take part in its televised presidential primary debate Thursday in Cleveland.
Obama and Netanyahu made dueling appeals Tuesday to U.S. Jewish leaders regarding the Iran nuclear accord.
A new federal regulation will require publicly traded companies to divulge the disparity between the pay to bosses and median employees.
Mullah Mohammad Omarain took refuge as a potato trader in a market in Karachi, Pakistan, while he was among the world’s most-wanted men.
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A forum drew all but three of the 17 major Republican presidential contenders and focused on aggressive responses to illegal immigration.
The Environmental Protection Agency will finalize measures that promise to upend a century of electrical power generation.