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  • U.S. Senate Democrats cut $1 billion from Obama border request

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - John Cornyn of Texas, the No. 2 Republican in the U.S. Senate, said on Sunday he expected the House of Representatives to pass a "skinnied-down" emergency funding bill this week to deal with a surge of migrant children at the...
  • Maine governor bemoans move of eight child immigrants to his state

    BOSTON (Reuters) - Maine Governor Paul LePage blasted the White House on Tuesday for placing in his state eight children who tried to cross the border illegally. The administration of U.S. President Barack Obama has been struggling to find shelter for...
  • White House says health care tax credits to continue for now

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama on Tuesday sought to downplay dueling court rulings over the validity of a key provision of the Affordable Care Act, but Republicans on Capitol Hill seized on the latest news as another reason the federal health care...
  • Jeffrey Katzenberg, Linda Ronstadt Among Presidential Medal of Arts Recipients

    Jeffrey Katzenberg, Linda Ronstadt, Bill T. Jones, Albert Maysles and John Kander are among the recipients of this year's National Medal of Arts, which President Obama will present at the White House on Monday. Also on the list of recipients were...
  • Obama reveals first family's favorite snacks

    Obama reveals first family's favorite snacks
    President Obama revealed the first family's snack favorites during a recent appearance at a White House event promoting healthy eating and attended by school children from across the country. Can you guess his? "My big thing, chips and guacamole,''...
  • Tennessee man arrested for threatening to kill Obama, others

    NASHVILLE Tenn. (Reuters) - A Tennessee man who threatened to kill President Barack Obama and other politicians in expletive-laced voicemails will appear in court this week, officials said on Tuesday. Jimmie Johnson, 45, of Ardmore in southern Tennessee,...
  • U.S. courts deliver conflicting rulings on Obama health care law

    U.S. court rulings create new uncertainty over Obamacare
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two U.S. judicial panels on Tuesday injected new uncertainty into the future of President Barack Obama's healthcare law, with conflicting rulings over whether the federal government can subsidize health insurance for millions of...
  • Turkey's Erdogan acknowledges strains with Obama

    ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan has acknowledged his relations with U.S. President Barack Obama have soured, saying he had been disappointed among other things by a lack of U.S. action over the war in neighbouring Syria....
  • GOP candidates court Georgia voters in today's Senate runoff

    There's a saying in Georgia that voters tend to date the rebel but marry the banker, and that may be the outcome of Tuesday's hard-fought GOP primary runoff for an open Senate seat in the Peach State. Jack Kingston, the affable 11-term congressman,...
  • Humor column: Looking at terms for the Oval Office

    Humor column: Looking at terms for the Oval Office
    Once again, my neighbor Babble was puzzled. "What's this I hear," he asked me, "about some Republicans wanting to sue the president, or impeach the president, or put the president in time-out, or something like that?" That's what they're saying,...
  • Top U.S. lawmaker wants corporate tax loophole 'plugged now'

    Top U.S. lawmaker wants corporate tax loophole 'plugged now'
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Immediate government action is needed to plug a loophole that allows U.S. corporations to avoid federal taxes by shifting their tax domiciles overseas through deals known as inversions, the head of the U.S. Senate Finance...
  • U.S. to appeal Obamacare subsidies ruling

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department will appeal to the full District of Columbia circuit court a ruling that threw out a key aspect of President Barack Obama's healthcare overhaul, a spokeswoman for the agency said on Tuesday. In a...