| Nov 7, 2013
| 7:04 PM
WASHINGTON — Iran and six world powers appeared to close in on a preliminary agreement in Geneva on Thursday that would begin to limit Tehran's nuclear development after a decade of frustrating negotiations, according to diplomats.
They said the...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 3:00 AM
WASHINGTON — While a team of techies tries to reboot the broken federal insurance website, President Obama is trying to retool efforts to promote the flailing healthcare law.
The flawed launch of the new online marketplaces has forced Obama to...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 3:30 AM
WASHINGTON — A year after his reelection triumph, President Obama is facing an awkward question from friends and foes alike: Why can't he run the government as well as he ran his campaign?
What with the IRS targeting of tea party groups; the...
| Nov 10, 2013
WASHINGTON — Every disaster has its moment of clarity. Physicist Richard Feynman dunks an O-ring into ice water and everyone understands instantly why the shuttle Challenger exploded. Last week, the Obamacare O-ring froze for all the world to see:...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 9:56 AM
The Obama administration announced a flurry of fixes to its troubled HealthCare.gov website on Friday that officials said would soon double its current capacity, a crucial step toward getting the system working by a November 30 deadline.
| Nov 22, 2013
| 9:36 AM
WASHINGTON, Nov 22 (Reuters) - The White House again urged
Afghan leaders on Friday to sign a security pact before the end
of the year, saying timing was key if the United States was
going to keep troops in Afghanistan after 2014.
"We look forward to...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 9:39 AM
WASHINGTON, Nov 22 (Reuters) - The United States remains
hopeful that an agreement can be reached between western powers
and Iran over Tehran's nuclear program during talks in Geneva,
White House spokesman Jay Carney said on Friday.
(Reporting by Jeff...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 5:28 PM
GENEVA — On the eve of a new round of talks, Iran's foreign minister appeared to suggest a way Tehran and the West can finesse the touchy question of whether the Islamic Republic will continue to enrich uranium for its nuclear program.
| Nov 19, 2013
| 2:05 PM
WASHINGTON – A day before the United States and allies are to reopen talks on Iran’s disputed nuclear program, President Obama asked Senate leaders Tuesday to hold off on imposing new sanctions on the Islamic Republic to give the...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 3:50 PM
WASHINGTON The nation's largest news organizations lodged a complaint Thursday against the White House for imposing unprecedented limitations on photojournalists covering President Barack Obama, which they say have harmed the public's ability to monitor...
| Nov 3, 2013
Every disaster has its moment of clarity. Physicist Richard Feynman dunks an O-ring into ice water and everyone understands instantly why the shuttle Challenger exploded. This week, the Obamacare O-ring froze for all the world to see: Hundreds of...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 2:30 AM
WASHINGTON -- Probably not since Claude Rains as Police Capt. Louis Renault in "Casablanca" claimed he was "shocked, shocked" to learn gambling was going on in Rick's Café has there been a more celebrated a case of deniability than the defense of...