Attorney General Eric Holder To Resign: Official

Attorney General Eric Holder To Resign: Official

After nearly six years, change is coming to the Justice Department. ...

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Report: No ‘Deliberate Wrongdoing’ By Obama Administration In Benghazi Attack

Report: No ‘Deliberate Wrongdoing’ By Obama Administration In Benghazi Attack

Republicans who won’t stop trying to turn the 2012 Benghazi attack into the second coming of Watergate now have even less credibility. The House Intelligence Committee is preparin ...

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U.S. Data Sweep ‘Harms Press, Democratic Rights’

U.S. Data Sweep ‘Harms Press, Democratic Rights’

By Rob Lever Washington (AFP) -- Large-scale surveillance by the U.S. government has begun to have an impact on press freedom and broader democratic rights, a study released Monda ...

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Don’t Send Kids To U.S., Obama Tells Central American Parents

Don’t Send Kids To U.S., Obama Tells Central American Parents

By Kathleen Hennessey, Tribune Washington Bureau MINNEAPOLIS -- President Barack Obama is telling Central American parents considering sending their children to the U.S. border to ...

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Obama Asks Congress For $500 Million To Train Syria Rebels

Obama Asks Congress For $500 Million To Train Syria Rebels

By Christi Parsons and Michael Memoli, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama on Thursday asked Congress for the first time to approve direct U.S. military ...

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Supreme Court Limits Presidents’ Recess Appointment Powers

Supreme Court Limits Presidents’ Recess Appointment Powers

By Michael Doyle, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court on Thursday modestly curtailed a president's power to unilaterally appoint officials during a Senate ...

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Another Report Shows Devastating Effects Of Climate Change — But Elected Republicans Still Don’t Care

Another Report Shows Devastating Effects Of Climate Change — But Elected Republicans Still Don’t Care

A bipartisan group released a report on Tuesday titled "Risky Business," arguing that U.S. businesses need to treat the threat of climate change as a serious business risk that wi ...

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White House Holds Summit On Work-Life Balance

White House Holds Summit On Work-Life Balance

By Kyung M. Song, The Seattle Times WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration Monday hosted its first White House Summit on Working Families, part of a national dialogue about how to ...

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Memo Justifying Drone Killing Of American al-Qaida Leader Is Released

Memo Justifying Drone Killing Of American al-Qaida Leader Is Released

By David Lauter, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- A previously secret Justice Department memo, released by a federal appeals court Monday, justified the targeted killing of ...

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‘Fair Housing’ Gets New, Expanded Push

‘Fair Housing’ Gets New, Expanded Push

By Ariel Hart, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution ATLANTA -- Forty-six years after the Fair Housing Act took aim at racial segregation and poverty in America, the federal government ...

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